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


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Become a Full, Basic, or Student Member,
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Psychoanalytic Studies Program
A Program of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis


The PSP is a combined course of studies for psychoanalytically-oriented scholars, psychotherapists and those seeking full analytic training. Enjoy a casual afternoon with Faculty and Students. Discover what makes the PSP a unique and individualized course of studies.

Sunday, February 5, 2017
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

At the Home of Linda Kolodner, MSW.
3204 Klingle Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008

 Refreshments will be served.
RSVP Linda Kolodner at



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.


Psychoanalysis, Creativity and the Arts Program 
post-show conversation
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Date: December 4th, 2:00 pm
Location: Roundhouse theater
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
Tickets available at the theater
WCP discount code: GW40

Psychoanalytic Takes on the Cinema Registration is Now Open!

Next Meeting: December 16, 2016
Location: 6912 Ayr Lane, Bethesda, MD
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Date: January 7, 2017
Time: 8:30-1:00PM
Location: GW Mt Vernon Campus
West Hall B-108
*This is a Member Only Event*
Register Here