Washington Psychoanalytic Institute


Child and Adolescent 

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

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A two-year hands-on program in clinical immersion for developing psychotherapy expertise. 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...




Welcome to the Washington

Center for Psychoanalysis


Join the Center's vibrant psychoanalytic community.  
Become a Full, Basic, or Student Member,
or a Friend of the Center!
Enjoy discounts on scientific meetings and sign up for one of
our numerous Study Groups.  
Click here for membership information and a list of benefits.



Studies Program (PSP) 

Sunday, May 7, 2017
3:00 - 5:00 pm
At the home of Linda Stern, Ph.D.
3322 Newark Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Refreshments will be served.
Presentation at 3:30pm.

Classical meets modern in a
community of Psychotherapists,
Psychoanalysts & Scholars

RSVP Christian Linton, M.D.
at 202-342-1002 or



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 Cinema 
February 10, 2017 presentation of "The Soloist" has been rescheduled for
April 7, 2017.

The next meeting will be March 17, 2017

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Psychoanalysis, Creativity, and the Arts Program
in collaboration with George Washington University(GWU)
Collaboration Committee

Panel Discussion and Concert
Date: April 9th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St. NW.

Annual Awards and Graduation Dinner
Date: June 2, 2017
Location: Cosmos Club
*This is a Member Only Event*