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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training - features

Why Choose WSI for your Psychoanalytic Training?

At WSI we offer a comprehensive training program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy 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

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).

WSI is an approved setting for candidates to fulfill experience hours towards LCSW and LMHC licenses.


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