This 30-week certificate program is for those desiring to learn the basic principles and applications of psychoanalysis. This program will also help prepare those interested in applying to the four-year Psychoanalytic Training Program at the Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis who do not have training in psychoanalytic therapy.
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 15, 2017
Classes are held at Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave., University of Toronto on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., September 2017 until April 2018.
A 30-Session Certificate Program
The program consists of weekly two-hour seminars covering the following topics:
• Introduction to the Psychoanalytic Frame of Reference
• Historical Overview of Psychoanalysis
• Analytic Attitude
• Analytic Listening
• Concepts of Development
• Contemporary Perspectives on Psychopathology
• Motivations and Drives
• Subjectivity and and The Self
• Object Relations
• The Unconscious I: Primary Process and the Internal Object World
• The Unconscious II: Dissociation and the Relational Unconscious
• Concepts of Change
• Empathy and Mentalization
• Psychoanalytic Interventions
The final eight seminars will be devoted to case presentations and will be led by senior clinicians. Class members working in a psychoanalytically informed way will have the opportunity to present cases and clinical process will be discussed.
Please click here to download the Essentials Program Application Guide.
$2,000 (which includes Guest Status in the Toronto Society for Contemporary Psychoanalysis for the duration of the Program.)
To request an application or more information:
Application Fee is $100.00. All applicants have a minimum of one application interview.
Please click here to download the Essentials Program Application Form (pdf).