A two-year, part-time fellowship program for clinicians who wish to study and improve their skills in the psychotherapy of adults using psychoanalytic principles.

Student profile: Community Fellow Nora Frazin is profiled on our blog.

Fellows will:

  • Carry a caseload of a minimum of 6 clinical hours per week

  • Receive weekly supervision with a graduate psychoanalyst

  • Attend clinical and administrative staff meetings with the Adult Clinical Services staff therapists

  • Meet with Clinic Director biweekly for trainee case conference

  • Have the use of the Institute Library and its PEP-Web archive

  • Receive complimentary admission to 1-day Institute conferences and workshops.

Eligibility

As a minimum, applicants must have a master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or its equivalent and be eligible for LSW, LCP licensure or its equivalent. 

Onsite requirements

Patient hours may be scheduled at the fellows’ convenience, dependent on office availability and patients scheduling needs. Fellows must be available on Tuesday mornings for staff and educational meetings. At the successful completion of the Fellowship, fellows may, if they are licensed, take their patients into their own practices.  

Program Fees

Please visit our Tuition and Fees page for cost information and Scholarships page to learn more and apply. 

Application Process

To apply online, click here. Along with the application, you will be asked to submit the following items:

  • $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee. Please note that if you decide after applying and paying the fee that you'd like to cancel your application, we cannot refund the fee.

  • Copy of license and professional liability insurance

  • Copy of academic transcripts

  • Personal statement

  • (2) Letters of Reference (Reference guideline forms can be found here)

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume

Deadline to apply is May 1.  Each applicant will also have a personal interview.

Please visit our Tuition and Fees page for cost information and Scholarships page to learn more and apply.

Please direct admissions questions to our Education Coordinator,  education@chicagoanalysis.org, 312-897-1403

We are committed to serving faculty, students, consumers of therapy, and community members with respect and dignity. The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital or familial status, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or gender identity.

Accreditation 

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation require-ments and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association and Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 15* AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Psychologists:  The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute is approved as a continuing education sponsor for Psychologists by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  The Institute designates this continuing education activity as earning 15 hours of Continuing Education for Psychologists. CE Sponsor License #268.000091.

Social Workers:  The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute is approved as a continuing education sponsor for social workers by the Department of Professional Regulations of the State of Illinois.  The Institute designates this continuing education activity as earning a maximum of 15 hours* of Continuing Education for Social Workers.

Professional Counselors:  The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute is approved as a continuing education sponsor for Professional Counselors and Clinical Professional Counselors by the Department of Professional Regulations of the State of Illinois.  The Institute designates this continuing educational activity as earning a maximum of 15 hours* Continuing Education credit.

Marriage and Family Therapists: The Chicago Psychoanalytic Institute is approved as a continuing education sponsor for Marriage and Family Therapists by the Department of Professional Regulations of the State of Illinois.  The Institute designates this continuing education.

*Hours are per course