The Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity (IPSS) was founded in 1987 as an organization of psychoanalytic clinicians and scholars committed to a program that offers clinical training and a broad theoretical background. The IPSS faculty, in addition to offering traditional psychoanalytic courses, has particular expertise and interest in contemporary self psychology, intersubjective systems theory, infant research, and relational psychoanalysis. Our Institute provides clinical training and educational seminars in psychoanalysis through various courses of study.

Founding Faculty: George Atwood, PhD, Beatrice Beebe, PhD, Bernard Brandchaft, MD, James Fosshage, PhD, Frank Lachmann, PhD, and Robert Stolorow, PhD.
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IPSS has recently been approved by The New York State Education Department to offer Continuing Education Credits (CE’s) to social workers for selected classes and programs.
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OUR PROGRAMS

Explorations at IPSS

A series of presentations and group discussions scheduled throughout the academic years.

One-Year Intensive Psychotherapy Program

This program provides training for clinicians to deepen their psychotherapy practices using principles of psychoanalysis.

Four Year Program

A comprehensive certificate program in Psychoanalysis.

Long Distance Program

A one-year psychotherapy distance learning program, conducted live online via Zoom, for groups of clinicians located outside New York City.

IPSS NEWS

2019 IPSS Graduates

2018/19 4-year Psychoanalytic Program Graduates

IPSS wishes to congratulate Michael C. Klein, Ph.D, Vanessa Grimm, LCSW, and Jenna Davino, LCSW our 2018/19 graduates of our 4-year Psychoanalytic Program. Psychoanalytic training is no easy task. It requires fortitude, and tremendous commitment. We tip our hats to our new graduates!

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