One-Year Post Graduate Program in Psychoanalysis

A one-year, post-certificate program for psychoanalysts interested in recent developments in self psychology and intersubjectivity.

Eligibility for Admission

Applicants are required to be licensed mental health professionals, i.e., psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers, who have a certificate from a psychoanalytic institute, a working knowledge of self psychology, and substantial clinical experience.

How to Apply

Applicants are asked to submit evidence of their analytic certification. A non-refundable $50 application fee must accompany the application form. Applicants are interviewed by one member of the Coordinating Committee of the training program. Please send requests for information and completed application materials to Jacqueline Gotthold, PsyD. Admissions Coordinator for  the IPSS Post-Certificate Program 330 West 58th Street,  Suite 201 NY, NY 10107.

If you would like to print an online version of the application form it is available in PDF format here. You will need to have Adobe Acrobat reader to view the document. If you need to download it, you can get it here.


Tuition for 2013-2014 is $975.00 per semester (two-semesters per year) plus a $125 administrative fee.   A deposit will be requested on acceptance.

Course Schedule & Descriptions

The course work consists of one class per week over one academic year. Classes will be held on Tuesday nights from 8:00-9:30 p.m. and will cover theoretical innovations in the general arena of self psychology from Kohut’s original theories to the present.

Sample Course descriptions can be found here.