Thinking of Children: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

Organization: Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
CME Accreditation: No

This 15-session extension program is designed for those interested in learning the principles of psychoanalysis as they apply to understanding children and their worlds. Professionals already working with children and adolescents will feel enriched by the concepts and theories that depth psychology can offer on development, parenting, pathology and treatment. The weekly seminars will help prepare those interested in applying to the four-year Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program at the Canadian Institute for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Prior knowledge of psychoanalytic theories is not required. The program will be delivered through weekly two-hour seminars. Topics include:

§Psychoanalytic Theory Introduction

§Concepts of Development

§Concepts of Relationship Development

§Psychoanalytic Understanding of Childhood Trauma, Depression and Anxiety

§Psychoanalytic Intervention Using Play

Applications due by November 2017

Distance learning is available for those residing outside of the GTA.

Fee is $1000. Online registration available at

For more details please contact or call 416.690.5464

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