Washington Square Institute

As of March 2020 the Training Programs are closed.
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Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program - 5 Year Program

As of March 2020 the Training Programs are closed.

Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program - 5 Year Program

An NYSED-approved psychoanalytic training program

Certificate: Upon completion of the program all candidates receive a Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Licensure: WSI is a NYSED Licensure Qualifying psychoanalytic training institute. Candidates who complete our program are for eligible to apply for the New York State License in Psychoanalysis (LP). In addition, WSI is a NY State-approved setting for LMSW and LMHP candidates who wish to fulfill experience hours for their respective licenses.

At WSI we offer a comprehensive training program in psychoanalysis within a psycho-dynamic framework that is geared towards those contemplating a career change, and towards beginning clinicians who wish to learn the principles of psychoanalytic psychotherapy and practice to further enhance their skills. We value diversity and actively seek to develop an inclusive community.

The training integrates academic, clinical, and supervisory components with an intensive training analysis and as a candidate you will receive a solid grounding in psychoanalytic theory and technique across a range of contemporary psychoanalytic approaches. The emphasis throughout your training will be on an integration of theory and practicum.

Features of the training program:

  1. small seminars; evening classes; affordable tuition
  2. classes, clinical work, and supervision all take place at WSI
  3. patients are provided to candidates from our on-site treatment center
  4. free weekly supervision

Foundations of Psychoanalytic Theory and Treatment
1 Year Certificate Training Program

As of March 2020 the Training Programs are closed.

Foundations of Psychoanalytic Theory and Treatment - 1 year certificate training program

The courses offered in this 1 year program are a part of the introductory training curriculum in the 5 year psychoanalytic training program.

Foundations of Psychoanalytic Theory and Treatment offers an excellent foundation in psychoanalytic thought, and is useful both for mental health practitioners wishing to enhance and enrich their clinical knowledge and skills by an increased familiarity with psychoanalytic concepts, and for those who are considering analytic training in their future.



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