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Bette Blank, Artistic Narratives, "Sigmund Freud" 2009, oil on linen, 30" x 24"

“Sigmund Freud” © Bette Blank, 2008, Artistic Narratives

If we cannot find a way of telling our story, our story tells us – we dream these stories, we develop symptoms, or we find ourselves acting in ways we don’t understand.
—Stephen Grosz

Welcome to our new website!

Besides looking new, our website now does more.

Our site now offers expanded resources for candidates, potential applicants, early- and mid-career professionals and the general public:

  • Find highly qualified therapists or supervisors through our Treatment Services.
  • Search by region and areas of specialization.
  • Explore a wide range of informational resources.
  • Take advantage of professional and public education programs in both the greater Washington DC and New York Metro areas.

Check back regularly for upcoming events, new publications, and more.


Congratulations to our New Graduates!

The Psychoanalytic Training Institute of the Contemporary Freudian Society is proud to announce our new graduates:

Adult Psychoanalysis Program

Justine Kalas Reeves, MSW, DPsych

Child & Adolescent Program

Rori Shaffer, LCSW

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program

Allison Abrams, LCSW
Liat Shklarski, LCSW
Maritza Rodriquez, LCSW
Kelli E. Longshore, LMSW

Visit the new CFS Website

The Contemporary Freudian Society also has a new look — and much more.

  • Enhanced tools to share publications and news.
  • More detailed referral search functions
  • A broader range of informational resources
  • Greater opportunities to take part in scholarly events.

Find out more about our vibrant community of thinkers and clinicians.

Applications Are Being Accepted Now

Click below to find out more / apply to programs in

NEW! Integrated Child-Adult Psychoanalytic Training beginning January 2016

Click here for more information.

Upcoming Open Houses and Clinical Moments

Click here for information about our next Open House and Clinical Moments Dinner Series.

Continuing Education

We are approved by NYSED to Grant CE’s to LMSW’s and LCSW’s

Click here for upcoming NY Continuing Education programs.

Click here for upcoming DC Continuing Education programs.

For additional information and/or to register, please contact Connie Stroboulis (

Please see our Foundations Course open to non-matriculated students.

For additional information, please contact Nancy Cromer-Grayson ( or Debra Gill (

2015 Plumsock Prize Winners Announced!

The Institute heartily congratulates the four winners of this year’s Plumsock Prize: Susan N. Finkelstein, LCSW, Raymond S. Hoffman, MD, Marie A. Murphy, MSW, and Roman Yumatov, MA. Read more.

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