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Bette Blank, Artistic Narratives, "Sigmund Freud" 2009, oil on linen, 30" x 24"
“Sigmund Freud” © Bette Blank, 2008, Artistic Narratives
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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.

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The Contemporary Freudian Society

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Applications Now Being Accepted

NEW Integrated Training Program

Our Integrated Training in Psychoanalysis reflects our conviction that exposing all candidates to developmental theory and analytic listening will enrich and deepen the competencies of our graduates.
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NEW International Training Program

Cyber-Lectures in Psychoanalytic Theory (CLiP) is open to participants from any part of the world.  CLiP is a continuing education (non-candidacy, non-clinical) program open to those who are interested in deepening their knowledge of psychoanalysis in a rich, thought-provoking context.
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Upcoming Open Houses and Clinical Moment Dinners

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Upcoming NY CE Programs

Fostering Children’s Resilience in the Face of Racial Hatred and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytic Developmental Perspective 
Marsha Levy-Warren, PhD and Kirkland Vaughans, PhD
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Revisting History, Concepts, and the Clinical Situation in Classical Psychoanalysis 
Barbara Stimmel, PhD
8 Tuesdays, September 5 – October 24, 2017

Trauma, Unconscious Phantasy, and Reparation: A Clinical Reflection from Freud to Klein 
Donna Bassin, Ani Buk, Franco De Masi, Carolyn Ellman, Paula Ellman, Judith Felton, Susan Finkelstein, Nancy Goodman, Richard Gartner, Eva Kantor, Richard Lasky, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Marion Oliner, Vivian Pender, Kirkland Vaughans, and Heinz Weiss
February 2, 3, and 4, 2018

Upcoming DC CE Programs


We are a New York State Education Department approved provide of Continuing Education for Licensed Psychoanalysts and Social Workers


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