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Studies in Child Psychoanalytic Thinking

  • Four-year comprehensive curriculum covering child and adolescent psychoanalytic theory and technique of psychotherapy. The seminars integrate contemporary, historical and developmental perspectives. The course of study for working with children and their parents is divided into developmental stages: first year: infancy and early childhood, second: middle childhood, and third: adolescence. The fourth year in this program will be Special Topics as determined by the class. Weekly one hour and a half seminars for 10 weeks each for three semesters. The first two semesters are clinical curriculum and the third semester is a case conference. 
  • For candidates interested in studying Child Psychoanalytic Thinking without clinical requirements. 
  • Licensed mental health clinicians may apply to become full clinical candidates during the first two years of this program. Requirements for application are to have undertaken a personal analysis of at least one year’s duration, had weekly supervised clinical work with two child psychotherapy cases including parent work for one year’s duration, and are in good standing. Candidates interested in clinical training must request this change in status from the Progression Committee. 

FEES

Fees for courses and other services in Studies in Psychoanalysis:
  • Application fee: $200.00
  • Tuition fee-Child Program (annually before complete adult classes): $1,250.00

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY

The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies admits students of any race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or ability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and other school-administered programs.

ELIGIBILITY

We welcome applicants of all mental health disciplines who hold a license to practice in Texas 

CURRICULUM

Studies in Child Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Year I:  PRE-LATENCY

Infancy and Pre-Latency- Development and Infant Observation

Infancy and Pre-Latency- Psychopathology, Technique, and Infant Observation

Pre-Latency- Continuous Case


Year II: LATENCY

Latency- Development and Psychopathology

Latency - Psychoanalytic Technique

Latency - Continuous Case


Year III: ADOLESCENCE

Adolescence- Development and Psychopathology

Adolescence- Treatment Considerations

Adolescence - Continuous Case


DETAILS

TIME/DATES:
Fridays, 12:15 - 1:45pm
September, 2015 - May, 2016
3 trimesters of 10 sessions each

PLACE: 
Center for Psychoanalytic Studies
900 Lovett Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
713-524-0790 

http://centerforpsychoanalyticstudies.com

CONTACT

Janet Schwind, Ph.D. LCSW
Child Analysis Committee Chair
713-349-8103