Clinical Training

IPI offers a range of clinical training options for those who wish to practice from a psychodynamic perspective. Clinicians may focus on in-depth or short-term treatments with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents in varied treatment settings. Our programs provide didactic instruction on classical and contemporary psychoanalytic theory and technique combined with clinical applications to facilitate the development of clinical skills and dynamic understanding.

Distance Learning

Online Option: Single Session, Semester Courses, Weekend Videoconferences

Oct 7, 2020 — April 21, 2021

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Everyday Terms

Oct 9, 2020 — Oct 11, 2020

October Weekend: Confronting Systemic Racism

Oct 16, 2020 — Feb 19, 2021

Seminar on Essential Elements in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Consultation

Begins Oct 30, 2020

Infant Observation

Nov 13, 2020 — Nov 15, 2020

November Weekend: Psychoanalytic Dimensions of Suicide

Jan 17, 2021 — April 18, 2021

Introduction to Child Analysis and Child Psychotherapy: Mini-course for Clinicians

register for individual sessions Now — May 12, 2021

Foundations of Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy: Special Topics in Theory, Technique & Practice

register for individual sessions Now — April 16, 2021

2020 – 2021 Master Speaker Videoconference Series: SHAME AND GUILT IN PSYCHOANALYSIS AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

register for individual sessions Now — Nov 22, 2020

Children and Parents: A mini-course for All Comers

IPI Distance Learning

Certificate Programs

Looking for weekend conferences?

Many of IPI's training opportunities are available to participants who can't enroll in one of the full training programs. Students are welcome to come to one, or several, of the events at a level of participation that suits you.

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IPI In-person Conferences

In-Person Conferences

Learn and Share together With your Colleagues


Weekend Conferences


Summer Institute

Overseas Programs

Overseas Program

China Psychoanalytic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy