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Continuing Education Events

The National Institute for the Psychotherapies is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for psychologists. The National Institute for the Psychotherapies maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The National Institute for the Psychotherapies is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0018.

The National Institute for the Psychotherapies is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts #Psyan-0004.

National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP) is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0059.
           *Please note: not all events that provide CEs are eligible for LMHCs.
            Please read the details for each event's CE eligibility

Each year, NIP hosts a full-day conference, featuring world-renowned presenters on current psychoanalytic topics.  Recent conferences have focused on dreams, integration, dialogues on therapeutic action, psychoanalytic perspectives on reproduction, the immigrant in the consulting room, and mortality.

Shame in the Analytic Encounter
Jody Davies, PhD; Daniel Hill, PhD; & Sandra Buechler, PhD

Saturday, March 10, 2018
4.5 CE contact hours

The NIP Advanced Continuing Education Program offers a series of unique professional workshops addressing key clinical issues and controversies featuring leading contributors to psychoanalysis and related fields.  These events are particularly geared toward psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic candidates, as well as those interested in analytic training.

Emergent Properties of the Interpersonal Field
Donnel Stern, PhD

Saturday, September 23, 2017
4 CE contact hours

The Unobtrusive Relational Analyst and Psychoanalytic Companioning
Robert Grossmark, PhD

Saturday, November 4, 2017
4 CE contact hours

Reconceiving Harm & Reparation
Jessica Benjamin, PhD

Saturday, February 10, 2018
4 CE contact hours

Developmental Psychoanalysis Today
Stephen Seligman, PhD

Saturday, March 24, 2018
4 CE contact hours

The Relativity of Morality: Clinical and Political Significance
Anna Ornstein, MD

Saturday, April 28, 2019
4 CE contact hours

The NIP Seminar Series offers analytically-focused continuing education seminars for those seeking CE contact hours to fulfill New York State social work and licensed psychoanalyst licensing requirements.  

The NIP Integrative Trauma Program is a professional community dedicated to the exploration, understanding, teaching, and clinical treatment of traumatic experience. Colloquia presentations and Integrative Trauma Courses, on a range of specialized topics relevant to trauma, are offered by experts in trauma treatment. 

Clinical Decisions – How to Decide What/When
Robin Gibbs, PhD
Thursday, October 19, 2017
2 CE contact hours

Shame and the Shameless
Sue Grand, PhD

Thursday, December 14, 2017
2 CE contact hours

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Carl Boyr, MD & Joanna Vergoth, LCSW, NCPsyA

Thursday, March 15, 2018

An Introduction into Somatic Psychotherapy
Amy Gladstone, LCSW, PhD

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Treatment of Self-Destructive, Eating Disordered, and Addictive Behaviors
Janina Fisher, PhD
Friday and Saturday, May 4 & 5, 2018

The NIP Psychotherapy Integration Program (PIP) is a unique advanced training program for psychodynamic practitioners who are interested in integrating other treatment modalities into a baseline relational psychoanalytic approach. Workshops, presented by leaders in the field of integration, include a wide range of topics relevant to current thought and practice in relational integration. All mental health professionals interested in broadening their concept of relational practice are invited to attend.

NIPPA Fall Colloquium: [Title TBA]
[Presenter TBA]

Sunday, October 29
3 CE contact hours

This series is a sequence of seminars presented throughout the academic year, offering the NIP community the opportunity to present original papers, works in progress, or compelling case studies.  These events are free, but pre-registration is required. CEs are not offered for these events.

Dyadic Expansion of Consciousness and Change
Alessandro Cavelzani, PhD

Sunday, November 12, 2017

All Talk – No (Therapeutic) Action
Kenneth Frank, PhD

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Vitalization in Psychoanalysis
Amy Schwartz Cooney, PhD & Rachel Sopher, LCSW

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Extending the Analytic Instrument
Caryn Sherman-Meyer, LCSW & Heather Ferguson, LCSW

Sunday, April 1, 2018

This series aims to foster clinical dialogue and community among analysts from various stages of their careers. Come join the clinical discussion as case material is presented and discussed in an open and informal conversational setting.  These events are free, but pre-registration is required. No CEs are offered at these events. 

Understanding the Clinical Impact of a Patient's Erotic Self-Portraits
Hilary Wolkoff, JD
October 9, 2017

Coverings, Uncoverings, and Discovering
Priti Doshi, JD

April 16, 2018

Exploring the Intersection of Psychoanalysis and Sprituality
Rebecca Bateman, LCSW

May 14, 2018

 

The Creative Salon — founded in 2011 by Bonnie Zindel, and inspired by Gertrude Stein's literary salon in Paris in the 1920s — presents creative evenings celebrating originality and imagination through, poetry, theater, film, music and song.  The Salon is supported by NIP and NIPPA.

Creative Literary Salon
Thursday, March 8, 2018