International Outreach Seminars

While the week can be tailored to suit specific requests, the curriculum features presentations by senior faculty members each lasting 1 1/2 hour, including discussion. Time is allotted to take advantage of sightseeing in New York City.

At a Glance

The One-Week Seminars offered by the Institute are based on the Institute‚Äôs commitment to apply the theory and technique of Interpersonal-Relational analysis in the context different cultures. The program may take various formats. It may build on the writings, work and practices of some of the early founders of the Institute, particularly Frieda Fromm-Reichmann and Erich Fromm, or it may focus on the “luminaries” of the Interpersonal literature (Bromberg, Greenberg, Levenson, Mitchell to name a few). The one week seminars are designed to increase international contacts between the Institute and these various international groups.

Who Is It For

The program is designed for international professionals with advanced training in psychoanalysis who wish to learn the theory and technique of Interpersonal-Relational analysis.The Institute requests a minimum enrollment of 15 mental health professionals. All presentations are in English. Our faculty may supply readings in advance for the classes.

Curriculum

The week features presentations by senior faculty members each lasting 1 1/2 hour, including discussion.

Length & Expenses

Once the dates for the week-long event have been decided, the director of the One-Week program matches faculty and topics. Individual supervision can be arranged with the understanding that fee and time arrangements for this are left to the respective visitor/faculty dyad.
  • Background on Program

    The program may take various formats. It may build on the writings, work and practices of some of the early founders of the Institute, particularly Frieda Fromm-Reichmann and Erich Fromm, or it may focus on the “luminaries” of the Interpersonal literature (Bromberg, Greenberg, Levenson, Mitchell to name a few). The one week seminars are designed to increase international contacts between the Institute and these various international groups.

  • Schedule

    The week features presentations by senior faculty members each lasting 90 minutes including discussion. A Certificate of Attendance for the Seminar will be issued to each visitor. The cost of the program is in keeping with major psychoanalytic meetings. Given the complexity of arranging the program, a minimum enrollment of 15 mental health professionals is needed. All presentations are in English. The faculty is asked ahead of time to supply one reading relevant to his or her talk. On Tuesday morning, the visiting professionals are invited to attend the weekly Institute-wide Clinical Services meeting where either an analytic candidate presents a treatment case or where a member of the larger community presents a work in progress.

  • For More Information

    For more information, please contact Rich Herman, Director of Administration, at r.herman@wawhite.org.

William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology 20 West 74th Street, New York, NY 10023 | (212) 873-0725