Continuing Education & Distance Learning

The Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis can accommodate working professionals who wish to fulfill their Continuing Education Requirements in a stimulating environment. Classes are conveniently scheduled on Saturdays as well as weeknights at our Center City Philadelphia location.

PSP also offers distance learning opportunities for those who live outside of the Philadelphia area. Distance learners attend classes via a video conference platform and receive full credit and home study continuing education credit for their participation. Distance learning is available to both matriculating and non-matriculating students.
For more information about registering as a distance learner, contact raygourley@psptraining.com or call 215-732-8244, ext. 402. 

Courses frequently offered include:

  • Basic Concepts in Modern Psychoanalytic Techniques
  • The History of Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic Approaches to Organizations, Leadership and Organizational Consultancy
  • Case Presentation Seminar
  • Modern Psychoanalytic Theory and Treatment Techniques
  • Moral Countertransference and Other Ethical Dilemmas
  • Transference and Resistance Workshop
  • Understanding the Patient
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Human Maturation and Development
  • Culture and Diversity in Psychoanalysis
  • Evolution of Psychoanalytic Technique
  • Contemporary Developments in Psychoanalysis
  • Resolving Resistances to “Saying Everything”
  • Basic Writings of Freud
  • Freud’s Case Studies and Technical Papers
  • Sex, Aggression and Primary Process
  • Ego Psychology and Object Relations Theory
  • Clinical Perspectives of Freud’s Social Thought and Activism
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