Washington Psychoanalytic Institute


Child and Adolescent 

Learn about psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic ideas as they relate to treatment, development, and to everyday life More...


Couple and Family Therapy Training
A training experience with video observation that focuses on the treatment of relationships. More...

New Directions
Three-year program for clinicians, academics and writers to apply psychoanalytic perspectives to professional and personal writing.  More...

Institutional Review Board
Reviews human research protocols to safeguard the rights, safety, and well-being of all trial subjects. More...

Psychoanalytic Takes on the Cinema
Film discussion series. More...

Psychoanalysis, Creativity and the Arts 
Post-performance discussion. More...


Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on a sliding scale. More...




Fellowship Program in Psychoanalysis 



The Adult Psychoanalytic Fellowship program is now accepting applicants for the 2017-2018 Fellowship Program. The deadline is July 15.

The Adult Psychoanalytic Fellowship Program is a one-year program designed for individuals who have a significant interest in psychoanalysis as a body of knowledge and as a framework with which to understand and carry out therapeutic efforts. Intended for advanced graduate students and residents as well as recent graduates in Psychiatry, Psychology and Social Work, the program at its core consists of monthly seminars presented by psychoanalysts on clinically-related topics. 



The Application Process

Those interested in applying to the Center's Fellowship Program should submit the following information:

1. A short personal essay (two pages maximum) describing the development of your interest in the application of psychoanalytic and/or psychodynamic concepts.

2. Two letters of recommendation from professionals having direct knowledge of your therapeutic work with individuals.

3. Your current curriculum vitae.

Applications for the Center's Fellowship Program must be received by July 15. Fellowships will be announced in early September. Please send completed applications to Mrs. Lauren  Cooper Van Tol, Administrator, Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, Inc., 2120 L St. NW, Suite 600-1, Washington DC, 20037. For telephone inquiries, you may call the Center at (202) 237-1854.  If you need additional information, please contact either Anita Bryce, PhD (703) 734-9287.