Clinicians whose degrees are at the doctoral level are automatically eligible to apply. These degrees include M.D., D.O., Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D., DSW, and Doctorate in Nursing.
Clinicians who have a masters degree in social work, psychiatric nursing, or marriage and family counseling, have 3,000 post-graduate clinical hours, and the didactic seminars and supervision outlined below, are eligible to apply.
- Have completed a 2 year post-masters psychoanalytic psychotherapy program, such as the MPSI Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program
- Or have completed 60 post-masters hours of psychodynamic seminars and 60 hours of supervision.
Other Clinical Masters Degrees
For clinicians with other accredited clinical masters degrees, such as a masters in psychology or pastoral counseling, with the above outlined clinical, didactic and supervisory hours, MPI may obtain permission ( a waiver) from the American Psychoanalytic Association, to admit a clinician for full psychoanalytic training. This process is initiated when application for training is made.
Non-Mental Health Degrees
Those with non mental health clinical degrees (such as M.D.s who are not psychiatrists, DO's, RN's, educators).