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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 understood ourselves better, we would damage ourselves less.
—James Baldwin

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.

The Contemporary Freudian Society site is also new.

The Society’s website now offers much more for members, candidates, the general public. Visit to find out more about the Society’s programs and professional resources.


Please Welcome our New Students!

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

Adult Psychoanalysis Program

Anna Chung, PhD
Eric D.P. Fielding, PhD
Miriam F. Godfrey, PhD
Matthew C. Johnson, PhD
Kelli E. Longshore, MSW
Chuck O’Toole
Aviva M. Rot, MSW
Joseph R. Schap, LCPC-S, NCC, MS
Molly Shea
Erika Shin
Tuba Tokgoz, PhD
Boaz Vilallonga

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program

Andrew K. Erdman, PhD
Karin Gorseth, LCSW
David Hein, LMSW
Sabina Tyrk

Anni Bergman Infant-Toddler Program

Gila Ashtor
Kira Blaustein, PhD
Betina J. Fracao
Roberta Greengold
Jill Leibowitz
Sujatha Subramanian


Applications Are Now Being Accepted

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.

Upcoming NY CE Programs

“Degrees of Entrapment: Living and Dying in the Claustrum”
Presenter: Pamela Sorensen, PhD
Dates: Friday, November 6, 2015
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Times: Nov 6th – 7:30-10pm, Nov 7th – 9am-3pm
Location: Mt. Sinai, Hatch Auditorium
Madison Ave @ 100th St, NYC

For additional information on this program, click here

For information on all of our upcoming programs, see below

Upcoming DC CE Programs

“Contemporary Trends in Psychoanalytic Practice”
– Ten 2-Hour Classes (October-March)
– Reaching beyond the jargon to gain a working knowledge of psychoanalytic theory
– Psychodynamic approaches to capturing the immediacy of the clinical hour
– Looking at cases from the perspectives of two analysts
– A psychoanalytic approach to working with dreams
– 20 CE credits

For additional information on this program, click here

Continuing Education Programs

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.

Please see our Foundations Course open to non-matriculated students. For additional information, please contact Nancy Cromer-Grayson ( or Debra Gill (

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