Studies in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
- Two-year comprehensive curriculum consisting of three seminars a week covering psychoanalytic theory and technique of psychotherapy. The seminars integrate contemporary, historical and developmental perspectives.
- Supervised clinical work in psychoanalytic psychotherapy
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.
We welcome applicants of all mental health disciplines who hold a license to practice in Texas.
The adult course work is offered from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm on thirty-two Friday afternoons a year from September to May with thirty class afternoons and two Visiting Teacher afternoons. Class afternoons are divided into three 1 1/2 hour seminars. If it is necessary to miss a seminar, you will need to contact your teacher in advance and arrange to make up the work. The adult course work takes a minimum of two years (about 270 clock hours). If no sessions are missed, 270 continuing education credit hours will be certified.*
Fees for courses and other services in Studies in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy:
Application fee: $300.00
Tuition – Adult Program (annually for a minimum of two years): $2,975.00
Supervision fees (to be negotiated with each Case Supervisor)
Please submit application and all supporting documentation by March 1.
Studies in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Year 1
Work of Therapy I: Key Concepts
Work of Therapy II: Case Formulation and Clinical Writing
Work of Therapy III: Transference/ CounterTransference/ Resistance
Schools of Thought I: Psychodynamic Perspective
Human Development I
Human Development II
Schools of Thought III: Object Relations Theory & Attachment Theory
Schools of Thought II: Drive, Ego, Intersubjective, Relational
Clinical Case Conference
Studies in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Year II
Work of Therapy IV: Psychie Reality
Work of Therapy V: Brief Psychotherapies
Work of Therapy VII: Termination and Other Technical Issues
Work of Therapy VI: Family/Marital/Group
Trauma and Its Vicissitudes
Clinical Case Conference
Second and Third Trimesters
- Visiting Teacher: Two Fridays per year from 2:00-5:30 PM