Studies in Child Psychoanalytic Thinking

  • Three-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. 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: $300.00
  • 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 - 1:45 pm

September - May

3 trimesters of 10 sessions each

PLACE:

Center for Psychoanalytic Studies

900 Lovett Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006

713-524-0790

http://centerforpsychoanalyticstudies.com

CONTACT

B. James Bennett, MD - 972-233-5455

Felecia Powell-Williams, EdD, LPC-S RPT/S - 713-349-8103

Child Analysis Committee - Co-Chairs