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Progression Guidelines – DC Program

*****All Candidates should familiarize themselves with the following guidelines***** Training Analysis Upon admission candidates are required to begin a four-time-per-week analysis with a Training Analyst from the CFS at the start of the first year classes. A list of training analysts, as well as a list of those training analysts who are willing to conduct low-fee analysis, are available to

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Distance Psychoanalytic Training

The Contemporary Freudian Society, Washington, DC Program announces a pilot program for training international distance candidates who cannot otherwise access analytic training. Classes, supervision, and training analysis can be online although we welcome in-person involvement when possible. There are two modules of classes: one meets six Saturday mornings per semester (DC time) with the in-person candidates through a hybrid model.

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Training Guidelines

The policies listed below are currently in practice and may be subject to change. The Progression Committee will inform advisors, training and supervising analysts and candidates of any changes. A. Academic Schedule. B. Candidates are expected to be present for all classes and will inform the instructor if unable to attend. If the candidate misses more than one class of

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Academic Associate Program

The Academic Associate Program in psychoanalytic studies offers interested professionals the opportunity to study psychoanalysis alongside candidates in the Adult Psychoanalytic Training Program, but without the clinical work with patients. As such, this option might be of particular interest to professionals in non-mental health disciplines, or mental health professionals who would like to study psychoanalysis without the extra demands involved

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Continuing Education Credits

DC Institute candidates are eligible to receive continuing education credits for coursework. The DC Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to provide continuing education credits to social workers and psychologists. Important Disclosure Information: Members of the faculty committee and presenters / instructors of institute courses do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. If such a relationship

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Continuing Education Credits

The NY Institute is approved by the New York State Education Department to offer continuing education credits to social workers and Licensed Psychoanalysts (LP). We have recently applied for approval to provide CE credits to psychologists. The application is currently pending. We hope to be able to offer CE credits to psychologists in the near future.

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Concentration in Child/Adolescent Psychoanalysis

The analysis of children and adolescents is an exciting and creative enterprise. It provides unique insights into the developing mind of the child. The treatment is based on the same principles and theory of mind as adult analysis. However, it is also guided by a very careful and thorough understanding of each child’s particular developmental stage, capacities and needs. Many

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Training in Adult Psychoanalysis

The Adult Training in Psychoanalysis Program is an in-depth course of study in the theory and practice of psychoanalysis.  It is appropriate for professionals licensed in Psychology, Social Work, Psychiatry, Psychiatric Nursing (i.e., Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner), or Licensed Professional Counselors. The Adult Training Program in Psychoanalysis at the CFS (CFS-PTI) is unique

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