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2016-17 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

License Qualifying Program in Psychoanalysis


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NY State Program Code: 38113
HEGIS Code: 2099.00
CIP Code: 51.1507
 

For completion: Requires 480 clock hours of class time
Awards: 80 educational units


This five-year, part-time program in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy provides psychoanalytic training to candidates who wish to enter the mental health field and become psychoanalyst clinicians.  The program has been approved by the New York State Department of Education to offer the didactic and supervised clinical experience required to apply for licensure as a psychoanalyst in New York State.  Graduates will also receive an Advanced Certificate in Psychoanalysis from Adelphi University.

Candidates complete one year of course work (see Year 1 below) in psychopathology, psychodiagnosis, psychoanalytic research, and sociocultural influences on psychoanalytic treatment to prepare them for the four-year Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (see Years 2-5 below).   Upon successful completion of the first year, candidates can apply for admission to the full analytic program.  In addition to individual supervision outlined below, candidates will participate in group supervision and process groups to improve their clinical skills and foster good working relations within the class.

Throughout the 5 years, courses will meet one night a week (Wednesdays) on the Garden City campus from 6 to 9:15 PM with group supervision or group process meetings before classes on a monthly basis from 5 to 6 PM.

Each course will provide 12 hours of class time (2.0 educational units), or 1 educational unit per 6 hours of class time.  Classes do not provide course credits.

Admissions Requirements


A masters degree or other advanced degree (e.g., JD) is required for admission.    Applicants should complete an application and arrange to send transcripts from their graduate program, plus two letters of recommendation.  Two interviews with members of the Postgraduate Admissions Committee will be arranged.

Program Requirements


  • Satisfactory completion of the five-year program of courses shown below
  • Completion of the two-hour seminar for reporting child abuse required by New York State
  • 200 hours of individual supervision with 4 supervisors (50 hours each) approved by the Postgraduate Program
  • 300 hours of three-times-a-week personal analysis with a training analyst approved by the Postgraduate Program
  • Treatment of one psychoanalytic training case seen through the Postgraduate Psychotherapy Center for a minimum of 300 hours at three times a week
  • Treatment of one additional psychoanalytic patient for a minimum of 300 hours at three times a week or two patients seen for a minimum of 150 hours each at three times a week or one patient seen for a minimum of 150 hours at three times a week and two patients seen for a minimum of 150 hours each twice a week
  • Completion of a graduation paper that demonstrates the candidate’s personal integration of theory and technique in psychoanalysis

Term: Fall 1 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 1 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 1 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 1 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 2 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 2 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 2 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 2 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 3 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 3 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 3 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 3 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 4 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 4 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 4 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Spring 4 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 5 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


Term: Fall 5 - 2nd Quarter


Term: Spring 5 - 1st Quarter (4.0 educational units)


  • PST (0505) 950 - Special Topics Credits: 2.00 (2.0 educational units for each title) Elective: Embodiment & Disembodiment
  • PST (0505) 950 - Special Topics Credit: 2.00 (2.0 educational units for each title) Elective: Working with Trauma and Dissociation

Term: Spring 5 - 2nd Quarter (4.0 educational units)


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