Advanced Psychoanalytic Program


Registration is open to all mental health professionals and/or individuals associated with the helping professions who possess a minimum of a Master‘s Degree.

  • Personal Analysis — Candidates must complete personal analysis comprised of a minimum of 450 hours with an Institute-approved psychoanalyst.
  • Course Work — The curriculum comprises 30 courses. A maximum of three courses may be taken each semester. Students are encouraged to proceed at their own pace.
  • Control Analysis — Throughout the program, all clinical work is supervised by Institute supervisors and control analysts. First-year candidates and those who are working on meeting the requirements for affiliation with the Clinic of NJI, Inc., must be in psychoanalytic supervision. Control analysis is the term given to focused and continuing psychoanalytic supervision of a psychoanalytic case. Candidates are engaged in control analysis on a weekly basis from the time they affiliate with the Clinic of NJI until their training has been completed.
  • Advanced Candidacy — Advanced candidacy is achieved upon successful completion of the five-year curriculum. Advanced candidates are required to participate in a technical seminar for two years which was designed to aid the candidate in the final stages of case presentation which completes the requirements for graduation. In the event that certification is achieved sooner, attendance in the seminar will continue until the end of a full academic year. There is a matriculation fee of $250 per year for advanced candidates.