Spring 2021 Update 
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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Certificate

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This one-year program offers an introduction to psychodynamic principles through the study of classical and contemporary psychoanalytic theory and technique. It provides a sound introduction to psychoanalytic concepts for those who wish to obtain supervision on their clinical work while considering further training as a psychoanalyst.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants should complete an online application. CV and personal statement are  required to complete the application. Applicants should arrange to send transcripts and two letters of recommendation directly to Adelphi. The applicant will be contacted for a personal interview.

Program Requirements

  • Completion of the first year curriculum of the four-year certificate program. 
  • 40 sessions of individual supervision with a supervisor approved by the postgraduate program
  • A minimum of 40 sessions of individual weekly psychotherapy with a training analyst approved by the postgraduate program
  • Treatment of at least two patients through the Postgraduate Psychotherapy Center for a minimum of 100 clinical hours.  Candidates will be paid on a fee-for-service basis.

Courses Offered

Please note that these courses provide Continuing Professional Education credits, not graduate credits. Each credit represents 6 hours of class time.

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