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


NIP's Open Houses are offered annually and are open to those who are interested in NIP's psychoanalytic training options.

Open House
Presented by: Merav Ben-Horin, LCSW, RYT, Discussant; Sarah Hill, LCSW, RCST
Thursday, April 11 & Saturday April 27

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. \

Reconsidering the Erotic in the Analytic Encounter
Presented by: Andrea Celenza, PhD; Steven Cooper, PhD;
Janine de Peyer, LCSW; and Steven Kuchuck, DSW
Saturday, March 9

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.

The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Learning to Hear: Psychoanalysis, History, and Radical Ethics
Saturday, February 2

Developmental Perspectives in Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy:
How Development Informs Therapeutic Action

Saturday, May 4

A Special Event for the NIP Community - Reconstructing Fatherhood
Friday, May 17

Traumatic Narcissism: The Relational Trauma of Subjugation
Saturday, June 15

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.

Dehumanization In Everyday Life
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Developing a Treatment Group for Survivors of Sexual Abuse:
Critical Considerations in the Age of #metoo

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Scaffolding Trauma Treatment:
Collaboration Between Psychoanalysis and EMDR

Thursday, March 14, 2019

What You Eat and What’s Eating You:
The Gut-Brain Connection-Considerations in the Treatment of Trauma

Thursday, April 25, 2019

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.

Theory and Practice of Relational Psychoanalytic Integration
Mondays September 17, 24 & October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018

Body Approaches for Analytic Therapists
Mondays, October 29, & November 5, 12, 19, 26, & December 3, 10, 17, 2018

Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Analytic Therapists
Mondays, January 7, 14, 28, February 4, 11, 24, March 4, 11

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Analytic Therapists
Mondays, March 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 13

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.

The Problematic ‘I’ in Individuation: A Conversation about Culture,
Development and Psychoanalysis

Presented by Gurmeet S. Kanwal, M.D.
Sunday, October 27

Acceptance and Omnipotence
Presented by Roger Rosenthal MA, MSW
Saturday, February 9

The Locker Room: A Trans-Psychoanalyst Questioning Harris’s Gender As Soft Assembly In Men’s Locker Rooms
Presented by Dr. Luc Olivier Charlap PhD
Sunday, March 29

An Elegy for Motherless Daughters: Mourning, Multiplicity & Dissociation
Presented by Johanna Dobrich, LCSW
Sunday, April 26

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. 

Meeting at the Starting Line: Competition and Envy in the Analytic Relationship
Presented by: Steven Green, LCSW
December 19

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.