Our Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program

The school offers a comprehensive, three-year psychotherapy training program based on contemporary psychodynamic thought, with roots in sound psychoanalytic principles. The curriculum builds on object relations theory and includes contemporary literature on separation-individuation theory, narcissistic theory, attachment theory and trauma theory.

NYSPP faculty and supervisors are highly trained and experts in their respective fields who strive for a respectful, lively and safe seminar atmosphere. The candidate’s independent and creative thinking is encouraged and promoted.

  • Classes are held on Monday evenings, starting at 6:00 p.m. and ending at 10:00 p.m.
  • The fall term starts the last Monday of September, and the spring term starts the first Monday of February.
  • There are two semesters, each consisting of 15 weeks.
  • Tuition is $550 per semester.
  • Supervision starts in the second semester
  • Students are supervised on two adult cases, 50 hours each, with two NYSPP supervisors.
  • The cost of supervision is $50 per session.

Upon completion of the program, students receive a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.


Our academic program is rooted in the original thinkers in the field of psychoanalytic psychology. Our curriculum brings alive, through a blending of historical and contemporary literature, the richness and depth of analytic thinking.

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