Washington Psychoanalytic Institute


Child and Adolescent 

Learn about psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic ideas as they relate to treatment, development, and to everyday life More...


Couple and Family Therapy Training
A training experience with video observation that focuses on the treatment of relationships. More...

New Directions
Three-year program for clinicians, academics and writers to apply psychoanalytic perspectives to professional and personal writing.  More...

Institutional Review Board
Reviews human research protocols to safeguard the rights, safety, and well-being of all trial subjects. More...

Psychoanalytic Takes on the Cinema
Film discussion series. More...

Psychoanalysis, Creativity and the Arts 
Post-performance discussion. More...


Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy on a sliding scale. More...



The Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis (WBCP) is the new organization formed by the merger of
the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis (WCP) and the Baltimore Washington Center for Psychotherapy
and Psychoanalysis (BWCPP).
A merged website is currently under construction
Click for more information about the Center

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The Washington Center for Psychoanalysis has launched a series of monthly PsychByte e-mails focused on  psychoanalytic thought about current events, cultural offerings and everyday life. They are bite sized quick reads designed to spark interest and provoke thought.

If you would like to try PsychBytes view the Archive to read past PsychBytes. 



Recent publications by Center members contributing to psychoanalytic theory, clinical technique and understanding of the world around us can be accessed here.

The Center supports the intellectual vitality of its membership, but is not responsible for the content of individual  publications.



The Washington Center for Psychoanalysis is a private non-profit organization
and is not affiliated with the District of Columbia government
or the federal government.



Psychoanalytic Takes on the
 May 5, 2017 presentation
has been rescheduled.

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Joint Institutes Candidates’ Committee
October 8, 2017
Rockville Hilton Hotel
1750 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Register Here


Raphling Lecture
October 13, 2017
Hogan Lovells 
Columbia Square
555 Thirteenth Street, NW

Cultural Competence Conference
November 5, 2017
West Hall, Rm B108
GWU Mt Vernon Campus

Book Talk
November 17, 2017
West Hall, Rm B108
GWU Mt Vernon Campus

Ethics Conference
December 10, 2017
West Hall, Rm B108
GWU Mt Vernon Campus