Saturday Series

Please Note: all Saturday Series classes will be held online over Zoom for 2020 – 2021  

Application Deadline: August 21, 2020

The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis Saturday Series offers classes in contemporary psychoanalysis to both licensed therapists and pre-licensed mental health professionals. This program is designed to support the students exposure to key psychoanalytic concepts and contemporary sensibilities. Each year classes offer foundational themes reflective of contemporary psychoanalysis, including theory, technique and special clinical treatment issues.  

Educational Goals:

  1. At completion, the student will have a foundational understanding of contemporary psychoanalytic theories.
  2. The student will be familiar with treatment tools and techniques reflective of contemporary psychoanalytic theory or special clinical treatment issues.
  3. Utilizing clinical case material, the student will have the ability to analyze treatment techniques and interventions.

 

Seminar Overview

Presentations are discussed in a small group format of up to 10 students to explore ways students’ can apply course material to their own clinical practice.


CONVERSATIONS IN CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOANALYSIS 
 

The ICP Saturday Series features monthly seminars on a wide variety of topics emerging from the field of contemporary psychoanalysis. The courses are taught by notable ICP faculty and are open to students and clinicians at all levels of experience. Theoretical discussions of the most up-to-date clinical issues in psychoanalysis will be offered, with an emphasis on case material.  

Topics for Saturday Series Seminars may include: 

  • Attachment Theory
  • Understanding and Working With Dreams
  • Mentalization and the Reflective Function
  • Trauma and Dissociation from a Relational Perspective
  • Relational Perspectives on Love and Romance
  • Treating Veterans Suffering from Combat Trauma
  • Embodied Intersubjectivity
  • Resolving Therapeutic Impasses
  • Working with Destructive Aggression
  • Psychodynamic Treatment of Chemical Dependency
  • Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Couples Therapy
  • The Interface of Neuroscience and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

 

Pasadena Saturday Series Schedule 2020 – 2021 (link to schedule 

Location: the San Gabriel Valley area  *Note: classes will be held online over Zoom for 2020 -2021  

For questions or more information please contact Nick Ryan, PsyD, LMFT , the Pasadena Saturday Series Program Director, at: nickryan717@yahoo.com. Or contact the ICP office at: 310-207-8441 or office@icpla.edu 

To apply for the Pasadena Saturday Series Program, please fill out the application below and email to the office at: office@icpla.edu 

(link to application  

San Diego Saturday Series Schedule 2020 – 2021 (link to schedule 

Location: the Del Mar area of San Diego  *Note: classes will be held online over Zoom for 2020 – 2021  

For questions or more information please contact Mary Walters, LCSW, PsyD, the San Diego Saturday Series Program Director, at: mary.walters100@icloud.com. Or contact the ICP office at: 310-207-8441 or office@icpla.edu 

To apply for the San Diego Saturday Series Program, please fill out the application below and email to the office at: office@icpla.edu 

(link to application 

FEES:

$580 Licensed Mental Health Professionals
$490 Pre-licensed Mental Health Professionals/Academics
$25 ICP Professional Affiliate Member Fee  

The cost is for the entire series – Single classes are not offered through this program.


REFUND POLICY 
Students must submit a refund request in writing to the ICP office. Students who withdraw by the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later, will be refunded all tuition paid. Students who withdraw mid-semester will be refunded for the classes not taken after the request has been submitted. For those completing the course there is no refund for any classes missed.

 

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement

CE/CME certificates are awarded after each class, after evaluations have been submitted and hours awarded are based on attendance. Both the San Diego & Pasadena programs offer a possible 31.5 CE units.

No one in the planning or presentation of this activity has any relevant financial relationships with a commercial interest to disclose.

The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis (ICP) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ICP designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

 

The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFT, LCSW, LPCC, and LEP’s. Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. The Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis is recognized as a CAMFT-approved Continuing Education Provider #137324. Course meets the qualifications for 20 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Please submit any requests for special accommodations to the ICP Office a month prior to the first class.

All grievances may be filed with the ICP Office.

The ICP office can be contacted at (310) 207-8441 or office@icpla.edu.