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Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy+
Psychoanalysis

A Community for Self+Relational Theory+Therapy

ICP+P

What we do

NEWS+EVENTS

ICP+P’s Fellowship Program is Open for Applications for 2020-2021

Applications for the 2020-2021 class of ICP+P's Fellowship Program in Contemporary Forms of Psychoanalysis are now being accepted! The Fellowship Program introduces participants to the ways psychoanalysis has evolved as a relevant clinical practice for the 21st century. The program is designed for practicing clinicians, residents, interns, and advanced graduate students from mental health fields including psychology, psychiatry, social work, counseling, and nursing. The Fellowship gives participants a feel for the types of learning experiences available in ICP+P’s training programs and professional community.

Somatic and Experiential Techniques in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Amy Gladstone LCSW, PhD ~ Sep 26, 2020

Many current models of clinical practice emphasize the role of direct experience in therapeutic action. Through the work of Alan Schore and others, clinicians understand the importance of evoking right brain, present moment processes in long term psychotherapy. But easier said than done when our patients compartmentalize and dissociate! What’s a clinician to do? Well, the body contains the roots of past experience in present time and it can provide both an access route to dissociated material as well as a means of regulating affect.

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…

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