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.

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Distance Learning

Online Option: Single Session, Semester Courses, Weekend Videoconferences

Distance learning for the first time!

Object Relations Theory and Practice Certificate Program - apply by May 8th

April 14-16, 2023 Weekend Conference

Salman Akhtar, MD IPI Weekend Conference

April 19, 2023 9:45-11:45am US ET

Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy: case presentation and discussion

April 21, 2023 9-11am US ET

Developmental Narratives of Gay Men

Wednesdays at 10:00am US ET

Special Town Hall Discussion re: War on Ukraine

Apply by Aug 1, 2023

Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy Program - advanced training for mental health professionals working with couples and/or families

Apply by Aug 1, 2023

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program - advanced training in individual psychotherapy

Apply by Aug 1, 2023

Infant Observation

Distance Learning starts Oct 4, 2023

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Everyday Terms

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

Onsite Conferences

Learn and Share together With your Colleagues


Weekend Conferences

Overseas Programs

Overseas Program

China Psychoanalytic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy