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Cyber-Lectures in Psychoanalytic Theory (CLiP)

Cyber-Lectures in Psychoanalytic Theory (CLiP) is open to participants from any part of the world, including the United States.  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.

This program is designed for those individuals (no specific degree requirements) who wish to become conversant with the rich theoretical and historical tapestry of psychoanalysis.

  1. A two-year series of lectures and readings organized to ground participants in basic models, controversies, and consonances within psychoanalysis.
  2. Participants will be granted admission through an interview process that will include a discussion about reasons for attending.
  3. While there is no required evidence of completion or excellence within the lecture series, a certificate of completion will be furnished to those who complete the two-year series.

Possible credit for some courses in the primary analytic candidates’ track, will be so designated in the lecture offerings.

The following courses are offered in blocks of ten weeks, with each class meeting for 90 minutes on Monday mornings at 8:00am (EST).

Tuition is $500 per course.


Year One


1st Quarter: History and Development of Psychoanalysis

2nd Quarter: Freud Papers 1895-1905


1st Quarter: Freud Papers 1905-1936

2nd Quarter: Freud’s Technique Papers


Year Two


1st Quarter: Significant Theorists I

2nd Quarter: Significant Theorists II


1st Quarter: Developmental Theories

2nd Quarter: Controversies/Compromises


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