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

first session is Sept 22, 2023

The Erotic in Psychoanalysis - Master Speaker Series 23-24

One Day Event Sept 23, 2023

Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy

Wednesday Oct 04, 2023

Alexandra Leonardo: Case presentation with Jill Scharff, discussant (9:45-11:45am)

Weekend Conference October 13-15, 2023

Guest speakers: Harold Kudler, Mino Zanchi, Todd Essig

One Day Event November 16, 2023

Ethical Challenges in Adolescent, Child, & Family Treatment

Weekend Conference November 17-19, 2023

Guest Speaker: Alessandra Lemma

Apply by Dec 1, 2023

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

Apply by Dec 1, 2023

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program - advanced training in individual psychotherapy

One Day Event February 22, 2024

Treating Suicidality in Children and Adolescents

Weekend Conference February 23-25, 2024

Guest Speaker: Stefano Bolognini

Apply by Aug 1, 2024

Infant Observation

Apply by Aug 2024

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Consultation Program (Supervision training)

Distance Learning starts Oct 2024

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