Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Degree Granted
Advanced Certificate
Degree Level
Graduate Certificate
Location
Garden City

Contemporary and classical theory with our psychoanalytic psychotherapy training.

Why Earn Your Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at Adelphi University in New York?

This one-year Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy training program offers an introduction to psychodynamic principles through the study of classical and contemporary psychoanalytic theory and technique.

The postgraduate program provides:

  • A sound introduction to psychoanalytic concepts
  • Supervision on clinical work
  • Grounding for further training as a psychoanalyst

Weekly Commitment for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Candidates

  • Two 90-minute seminars on Wednesday evenings at 6:00-9:15 pm
  • A rotation among group supervision/processing/intake supervision on Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm
  • Individual 45-minute supervision (scheduled at the candidate’s convenience)
  • Providing psychotherapy to patients through the Postgraduate Psychotherapy Center or the candidate’s private practice (number of clinical hours are specific to each program)
  • Personal psychotherapy/psychoanalysis (weekly frequency depends on the specific program)
94%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2020
of our graduate students say that Adelphi University increased their understanding of the roles and responsibilities of professionals in their field
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2020

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants for this program and should submit the following:

  • A doctorate or master’s degree in a mental health field
  • Online application form and $60 fee
  • Two letters of recommendation from an academic or professional source
  • Personal essay (500 words)
  • All official college/university transcripts
  • Résumé/CV

The applicant will be contacted for a personal interview.

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Hours
  • Mon-Thu: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Fri: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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