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

Nov 10, 2022 - One Day Event

The Child in the Family

Nov 11-13, 2022 Weekend Conference

How does the couple and family lens inform work with individuals?

Nov 16, 2022 9:45-11:45am US ET

Exploring Gender Identity within the Family

Nov 18, 2022 9-11am US ET

Surviving Charitable Hatred: Religious trauma and psychic resilience in queer lives

Dec 4 -Jan 29

Foundations for Understanding Children

Apply by Dec 1, 2022

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

Apply by Dec 1, 2022

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program - advanced training in individual psychotherapy

February 10-12, 2023 Weekend Conference

Ira Brenner, MD "The DID Dilemma"

April 14-16, 2023 Weekend Conference

Salman Akhtar, MD

Wednesdays at 10:00am US ET

Special Town Hall Discussion re: War on Ukraine

Apply for 2023

Infant Observation

Next class will start Oct 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

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Weekend Conferences

Overseas Programs

Overseas Program

China Psychoanalytic Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy