Psychoanalytic - Friendly Universities/Programs

By Kevin Volkan


  • Adelphi University
  • Boston University
  • California Graduate Institute
  • California School of Professional Psychology American Psychological Association approved.
  • Center For Psychological Studies Has strong psa track, Object relations orientation.
  • City College of New York
  • Dublin Lacanian MA and undergraduate course.
  • Illinois School of Professional Psychology
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) Psy.D. program includes several courses with a psychodynamic emphasis. Also have discussion groups focusing on the writings of Freud, object relations theorists, and the new wave of relational theorists.
  • Israeli Universities
  • Kent State University Program in psychoanalysis and literature and a new initiative in psychoanalysis and education.
  • Leeds Metropolitan University MA in Psychoanalytic Studies. Orientation is Lacanian.
  • Manchester Metropolitan University Coming on stream next year.
  • Middlesex University MA in Psychooanalytic Studies. , Primarily Lacanianwith a broad curriculum.
  • Newport Psychoanalytic Institute Has Ph.D. in psa.
  • New York Psychoanalytic Institute No degree program but now offering externships for clinical psychologists, and fellowship positions for non-mds in our institute extension division. Full training applicants are welcome, encouraged and offered prompt response to their application.
  • Northwestern University
  • Regents College MA in Psychotherapy and various other diplomas and certificates in counselling, psychotherapy and existential psychotherapy. A large programme, rooted in existential therapy but with staff who are psychoanalytic, Langsian and humanistic, as well.
  • Rosemead School of Psychology Program integrates of religion and psychology, from a Christian perspective.
  • Rutgers University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute Has Ph.D. in psychoanalysis, affiliated with the APsaA, and the IPsaA.
  • Tavistock Clinic MA in Psychoanalytic Studies. Program is Kleinian and object relations oriented.
  • Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Universities in Argentina
  • University of Chicago Also some activity in the German Dept.
  • University of Denver
  • University of Central London
  • University College Psychoanalysis Unit, MA in Psychoanalytic Studies, run by London Institute of Psych-Analysis.
  • University of Denver
  • University of Detroit APA approved
  • University of Essex Various programmes and a clinical training,coming on stream.
  • University of Kent There is a one-year full time MA, a two-year part-time one, a doctoral programme and some undergraduate teaching. There is also a clinical training programme at the university,but there is no integration between the two activities. The orientation ofthe MA is broad, but since the two main teachers are Lacanian, that is the main strand.
  • University of London Also has endowed Sigmund Freud Professorship
  • University of London
  • Universite de Montreal Orientation includes both European (British and French) as well as North-American schools of thought.
  • University of Sheffield There is a part-time MA in Psychoanalytic Studies, a clinical training, and programmes in art therapy, hypnotherapy, disability studies; psychiatry, philosophy and society; psychosocial interventions, as well as a doctoral programme.
  • University of Southern California Has undergrad psa minor. Mauricio Mazon, Department of History. Psa in departments of English, classics, cinema studies, the law school, and French, not psychology and related depts (though maybe some in psychiatry.
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of West London (formerly Brunel) Orientation is Kleinian feminist.
  • Vanderbilt University Ph. D. program in Religion and Psychology
  • Widener University
  • Wright Institute
  • Yeshiva University Self psychology oriented
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