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The James T. McLaughlin Training Program in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, covers both foundation knowledge and advanced work.  The Year 1 course meets weekly for two hours.  This course is available for a maximum of 60 continuing education units, for social workers, physicians, psychologists, and professional counselors. Content focuses on the following learning objectives:


      To obtain a rich understanding of and appreciation for in-depth psychological approaches to the mind’s feelings and complexities.

      To study the techniques of multiple psychodynamic and psychoanalytic theoretical and therapeutic points of view.

      To enhance the psychological-mindedness of participants.

 It has been one of our most popular programs and has been found useful by a variety of clinical professionals. Last year, the program demand created one of our largest classes. We aim to continue to provide interesting and challenging classes.


Now accepting applications for both Year 1 and Advanced Year Students

Class size is limited. If interested, please submit an application.




Year 1:

Meets Weekly on Thursdays 7-9 PM

Oct. 6, 2011- May 24,2012

30 Sessions

60 Continuing Education CreditsPossible


Advanced Year:

Generally Third Tuesday Monthly (a few exceptions) 7-9 PM

Oct 11, 2011- June 12

10 Sessions  (2 Sessions with a focus on Ethics are included with 4 hours of CE credit in this area)



CME Accreditation Statement 2011-2012


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American Psychoanalytic Association and (name of non-accredited provider). The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of [number of credits] AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.



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