Brookhaven Institute for Psychoanalysis and Christian Theology (BIPACT)

Three-Year Program: Psychoanalysis Certification Track

 

CURRICULUM:

Components listed under the One-Year Program comprise the first year and those listed under year two of the Two-Year Program comprise the second year in the Psychoanalysis Certification Track. During the third year, coursework can change to focus on more salient topics.  A typical sample of the third year is listed below:

 

July Summer Intensive (Fogelsville, PA: July 2018): Attachment, Infant Studies, Neuroscience, Research/Publication

Module One: (Fogelsville, PA: July 2018, in-residence at end of summer intensive): I: Axis II Personality Disorders

Weekly mentoring groups (5) continue focus of Module One (2 hours once weekly. Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

 

Module Two: (October 2018): Psychosis Clinical

Weekly mentoring groups (5) continue focus of Module Two (2 hours once weekly)

 

Module Three: (January 2019): Psychosomatic/Eating Disorders Clinical

Weekly mentoring groups (5) continue focus of Module Three (2 hours once weekly)

 

Module Four: (CAPS Weekend 2019): Couples

Weekly mentoring groups (5) continue focus of Module Four (2 hours once weekly)

FINAL PROJECT:

Candidates in third year will be aided in preparing a clinical case presentation for publication and/or presentation to a  psychoanalytic conference inclusive of the psychoanalytic track at CAPS and/or a peer-reviewed journal.  Weekly reading/mentoring groups continue developing focus of the weekend modules, as well as facilitating completion of publication / presentation projects.

 

PERSONAL PSYCHOANALYSIS:

Complete a personal psychoanalysis of a minimum of 300 hours with a certified psychoanalyst. Frequency is to be three times weekly. At least 150 hours must occur concurrently with BIPACT clinical consultation of a control case.

 

CLINICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Complete two control cases, minimum of three appointments weekly on three separate days, 200 hours minimum for each patient. Complete two hundred (200) hours of individual psychoanalytic supervision with a minimum of 3 psychoanalyst supervisors, of which at least fifty (50) hours shall be with one psychoanalyst supervisor working on one case, at least fifty (50) hours shall be with a second psychoanalyst supervisor working on one additional  case.  Supervision with a third and fourth psychoanalyst supervisor will be for a minimum of fifty (50) hours working on one or more cases.  A minimum of  one hundred (100) hours with one supervisor may be elected in lieu of a fourth supervisor.  A minimum of one hundred (100) hours must be with a BIPACT supervisor (s).   The institute requires that a supervisor may not have been and may not currently be one’s personal analyst.

Brookhaven Institute

PO Box 425, Fogelsville, PA  18051.