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Child, Adolescent, Parent Psychotherapy Training Program (CAPP) Open House

Opportunity for distance learning! Our program weaves together the study of individual child & adolescent, and parent development through understanding the impact of psychological histories, relational patterns, intergenerational effects, and changing social contexts and constructs. Training is based on a psychodynamic, relational orientation to change, integrating parent guidance and advice as needed. We welcome all mental health practitioners, whether your work is exclusive to children & adolescents, primarily serves adults or some combination. We never […]


Foundations and Advanced Psychoanalytic Training Programs Open House


WCSPP offers two adult training programs: a two-year training experience in psychodynamic psychotherapy and also an intensive course of study and immersion into contemporary psychoanalysis. Each of these certificate programs provides excellent hands-on education and training in the theory and practice of psychotherapy and contemporary psychoanalysis. The programs are designed to enhance a clinician’s understanding of psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking in their workplace and/or private practice. The training hones the candidate’s existing capacities to “see”, […]


Shame, Self-Alienation and the Power of Self-Compassion


Presenter, Daniel Shaw, LCSW BIO: Daniel Shaw, LCSW, is a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York City and in Nyack, New York. Originally trained as an actor at Northwestern University and with the renowned teacher Uta Hagen in New York City, Shaw later worked as a missionary for an Indian guru. His eventual recognition of cultic aspects of this organization led him to become an outspoken activist in support of individuals and families traumatically […]