Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy+

A Community for Self+Relational Theory+Therapy


What we do


ICP+P’s Annual Members PotLuck and Fall Kick-off 2018

We hope that you will plan to join us on Sunday, September 16, 2018, 11:00 am-2:00 pm for the fall potluck and town hall meeting. This kick-off event gives us a chance to come together as a community to renew ongoing relationships as well as to welcome new members.

Psychoanalytic Training – New Class Fall 2018

An Invitation from the Psychoanalytic Training Program ~ Our training program is accepting applications. It is designed to engage our candidates in an educational process that brings alive the excitement, creativity, and diversity of a contemporary relational, self psychological psychoanalytic approach.

Join the Couples Therapy Training Program

A new class will begin in September 2018! ICP+P’s Couples Therapy Training Program focuses on integrating psychodynamic theory and specific clinical skills, so that clinicians can feel effective in therapeutically addressing the challenges of this work. The program consists of weekly three-hour meetings, divided between didactic learning and group supervision on active couples cases.

Welcome to our community

ICP+P is an organization that serves the needs of DC-area mental health practitioners who ground their work in self, relational, and other contemporary psychodynamic models.

At ICP+P, we purposefully create a culture of openness, authenticity and respect – one in which clinicians are able to develop trusting relationships with one another. In this climate members can learn effectively and receive guidance with their work from supportive colleagues. It is special to find a community that speaks your language and demonstrates warmth, operates at a high level of ambition and achievement, values scholarship and depth of learning, and practices empathy, attunement and helpfulness…