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

Wednesdays at 10:00am US ET

Special Town Hall Discussion re: War on Ukraine

Apply by August 1, 2022

Infant Observation - Sept 16, 2022 - July 2023

Apply by August 1, 2022

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program - advanced training in individual psychotherapy

Apply by August 1, 2022

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

Apply by August 24, 2022

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Consultation Program - classes start Oct 7th

Starts Sept 9th

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Fall Videoconference- A Thorn in the Flesh: Trauma

Sept 10, 2022

One Day course - Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy

Sept 14, 2022-Dec 7, 2022

Fall Semester - Foundations of Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy

Sept 23, 2022 - May 19, 2023 9-11am US ET

2022-2023 Master Speaker Series: Intersectionality, Cultural Trauma and Psychodynamics

Sept 30-Oct 2 Online Weekend Conference

Usha Tummala-Narra Ph.D. "Where psyche meets context: Engaging with sociocultural trauma and identity in psychoanalytic psychotherapy"

Starts Oct 5, 2022

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Everyday Terms

November 11-13, 2022 Weekend Conference

IPI Faculty: "How does the couple and family lens inform work with individuals?"

February 10-12, 2023 Weekend Conference

Ira Brenner, MD "The DID Dilemma"

April 14-16, 2023 Weekend Conference

Salman Akhtar, MD

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

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Weekend Conferences

Overseas Programs

Overseas Program

China Psychoanalytic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy