Practice-Based Psychodynamic Learning Center (PPLC)

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program Description


Three Trimesters, One Cohort

The program is divided into three terms: Fall, Winter and Spring. Students will move together through the program as a class and, upon successfully completing the program, will be awarded a certificate. With permission, students may take one course at a time to complete the program at their own rate. A surcharge is added to the tuition under such circumstances. See Tuition and Fees

Three Workshops – One Per Term

In addition to the courses and group supervision experience, the program requires three workshops, one per term, that target specific clinical situations: The topics vary from year to year, but recently have included

Each workshop is held on a Saturday, from 10am-1pm. The workshops are free to students who have enrolled in and paid for the entire program. Students who enroll in single courses will pay a modest fee to attend.

Individual Psychodynamic Therapy

Although individual psychodynamic therapy is not a requirement of this program, we strongly encourage students to begin (or continue) their own psychodynamic therapy to enrich their training experience.

Continuing Education Units

NPAP is currently accepting CE credits for LCSW and LP licenses. Credit breakdown is as follows: Each 12-week course and group supervision experience, with 90 minutes weekly of live lectures and presentations: total =18 contact hours. Each Workshop meets for 180 minutes: total = 3 contact hours.

PPLC is a Program of
The Training Institute of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis

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