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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

For more info

Upcoming Open Houses

For more information about our next Open House

Upcoming NY CE Programs

“Does Containment Produce Psychological Growth?”
Presenter: Robert Caper, MD
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm (Lunch 12:00-1:00pm)
Location: Mt. Sinai, Goldwurm Auditorium
Madison Ave @ 98th St, NYC
For more info

“From Fantasy to Phantasy: The Here and Now and the Total Transference”
27 Rue de Fleurus, a Salon Meeting
Presenter: Abbot A. Bronstein, PhD
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
For more info

Upcoming DC CE Programs

CFS Annual Scientific Conference
“The Courage to Fight Violence Against Women” COWAP Conference

Friday, March 4, 2016 (6:30-9:00pm)
Saturday, March 5, 2016 (9:00am-5:00pm)
Full Brochure and to Register by Mail
Visit to register online

For information on all of our upcoming programs, see below

Continuing Education Programs

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

For upcoming NY Continuing Education programs.

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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