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Coursework and Training

Training in our Integrated Training Program comprises three components: Course Instruction Control Analysis Supervision Personal Analysis CFS-NY Has Two Training Tracks: A and B Both Tracks A and B Engage in the Following Course Instruction: Track B (Additional Requirements for NY State License in Psychoanalysis): Students in Track B complete the same requirements described above, including a personal analysis and […]

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Permanent Faculty

Phyllis Ackman, PhDSheldon Bach, PhDAlan Bass, PhDHarriet I. Basseches, PhDDelia Battin, MSWHarmon Biddle, LCSWAni Buk, MA, LP, LCATRobert F. Carr, DSWLouise L. Crandall, PhDNancy Cromer-Grayson, LCSWPaula L. Ellman, PhDEdwin Fancher, MAJudith Felton, LCSWSusan N. Finkelstein, LCSWElizabeth Fritsch, PhDHelen K. Gediman, PhDDebra S. Gill, LCSWNancy R. Goodman, PhDKaren Gordon-Davis, PhDAndrea Greenman, PhDMark Grunes, PhDJane S. Hall, MSWEllen R. Hirsch, CSWMarvin S.

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Course Descriptions

This training approach considers the psyche from a multi-faceted perspective, so that the analytic technique can be tailored to the unique personality structure of each individual, whether child, adolescent or adult. A serious examination of the human psyche is based in the comprehensive study of the foundational psychoanalytic theories and immersion in development. Clinical research derived from Infant Observation, Attachment

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Board of Trustees

PresidentAndrea Greeman, PhD Past PresidentJudith Felton, LCSW Vice President – NYSusan Roane, PhD Vice President – DCMichael Krass, PhD Recording SecretaryChristopher Kido, LCSW TreasurerMichael Navas, LCSW Members at LargeCarmen Cepeda, LCSWChristian Churchill, PhDSteven L. Demby, PhDEllen Hirsch, LCSWJo Lang, PhDRosalie Mandelbaum, MSW Alan Nathan, PhD

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Treatment Services

Our Referral Service provides access to affordable, high quality, analytically-oriented treatment in the greater New York City area. We have a network of clinical social workers, psychologists and other mental health professionals who are in training, or have completed their training, at our Psychoanalytic Institute. All therapists and psychoanalysts have passed a rigorous selection process. A consultant responds to all

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The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program

The PTI of the Contemporary Freudian Society offers a two-year psychoanalytic psychotherapy training program, specifically designed to expand the clinician’s knowledge base, foster a comprehensive dynamic understanding of clinical issues, and promote the capacity to provide more effective clinical service. Informed by contemporary Freudian theory and using the framework of the life cycle, the program teaches the clinician to recognize

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Institute Administration – NY Program

Institute DirectorBetsy Spanbock, LCSW Admissions Committee ChairKatherine Snelson, LCSW Curriculum Committee Co-ChairsKimberly Kleinman, LCSW and Phillida Rosnick, PhD Faculty Committee ChairNancy Cromer Grayson, LCSW Progression Committee ChairNancy Cromer Grayson, LCSW Evaluation Subcommittee ChairMichelle Cohen, LCSW Training & Supervising Analyst Committee ChairPhillida Rosnick, PhD Anni Bergman Parent-Infant Training Program (with IPTAR) ChairsAnni Bergman, PhD, Rita M. Reiswig, MS, LP, and Sally

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SEVIS Program

Applicants may submit an application to our Institute, an SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) approved school. Our Admissions Committee will determine if the prospective student meets the admission requirements, as well as the required tuition and living expenses for one year. Annual tuition and living expenses are currently $43, 100. Upon acceptance, our PDSO (Principal Designated School Official) will

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The Anni Bergman Parent-Infant Training Program

Anni Bergman, PhD, Founding DirectorRita Reiswig, MS, LP, Co-DirectorSally Moskowitz, PhD, Co-Director The Anni Bergman Parent-Infant Training Program began in 1997 at the Psychoanalytic Training Institute of CFS and in 2006 came under joint sponsorship of the Institute and IPTAR. The program is unique in offering intensive training in parent-infant work to psychoanalysts and advanced psychoanalytic candidates. Applicants with particular

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