Continuing Education

“Trained as a psychiatrist, I worried about losing sight of the person behind the symptoms. Psychoanalytic training gave me a deeper understanding of my patientsí problems and a way to help them with their human struggles as much as their symptoms. ”

— Joshua Pretsky, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine  |    View More Testimonials

Build your practice and expand your network.

The Center offers a wide variety of continuing education opportunities — courses on technique and theory, the Master Clinician seminars, case conferences, film series, and more — to enhance understanding of psychoanalytic theory and augment clinical skills. Consistent with this mission, the courses cover the range of psychoanalytic perspectives and encourage a spirit of open inquiry.


Panoply of evening and weekend courses and seminars for the mental health professional.

Film Series 

Film characters and plots conceptualized as metaphoric psychological states.

Book Club 

Psychoanalytic themes in classic and modern literature explored.


Earn CE/CME credit for completion of designated courses.