Preparatory Program in Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychotherapy


NYPSI's Preparatory Program in Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychotherapy is designed for clinicians who are potentially interested in psychoanalytic training. The Prep Program is a two-year program in which eligible clinicians take one night per week of psychoanalytic training program courses. The first year of courses consists of the Wednesday night classes which includes the sequence of classes on development (from infancy to adolescence), introductory courses on psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychoanalytic diagnosis, a class on deepening the treatment, a psychotherapy continuous case course, and courses on manualized therapy for panic disorder and transference-focused psychotherapy.

The second year of courses consists of the Monday night classes of the first year of psychoanalytic training and is more focused on psychoanalysis. Topics include assessment of analyzability, technique of psychoanalysis, Freud's early theories of symptom formation and the topographic model, Freud's ideas on infantile sexuality and some of his case histories, ethics, and critical thinking.

By the end of the two years of the Prep Program, students will have completed the first year of psychoanalytic training. It is expected that by late winter/ early spring of the second year of the program, students will decide whether they wish to continue in the psychoanalytic program. At that point, the student will have to go through the application process for the psychoanalytic training program. The student will also be ready to commence a training analysis and will be expected to take a “control” case in psychoanalysis before the fall (at which point the student will be a second year psychoanalytic candidate).

If you have any further questions about the Prep Program, please contact Dr. Lori Pellegrino at (212) 874-7448.



Eligibility
Qualified mental health professionals who are licensed and insured to the standards of his or her discipline are welcome to apply. It is to your educational benefit to be engaged in the practice of psychodynamic psychotherapy when enrolling in the program but it is not required.

We invite applications for preparatory training from:
1. Physicians licensed to practice in the State of New York who are enrolled in or have completed a full-time, approved psychiatric residency.

2. Psychologists with a Ph.D. degree or a Psy.D. from a doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association, and Social Workers with a Ph.D. or D.S.W. degree in social work from a doctoral program recognized by G.A.D.E. A license to practice in the respective field in New York State is required.

3. Social Workers with a New York State License in Clinical Social Work.


Application for Admission
Applications for the 2017 - 2018 academic year will be accepted until June 1st.


Fees:
1. Nonrefundable application fee of $75.

How To Apply for Preparatory Training

You may download an application to apply for preparatory training.
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