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MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Course Director: Dr. John O'Connor
Strand Lead - Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Ms. Theresa Merrigan
Strand Lead - Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Julie-Ann Lyons

 - 30 places (15 for both strands)
 - Intake every 2 years
 - Course duration 2 years

The course is receiving applications for the next intake, commencing mid-September 2017. Applications for our 2017 entry are now invited.

Please link to APPLY ONLINE

Course Description:

This is a two year course in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, conducted as part of a four year training programme in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The course provides students with a comprehensive account of psychoanalytic systems as they have developed from the work of Sigmund Freud, Melanie Klein, Wilfred Bion and Donald Winnicott. The course provides a comprehensive conceptual and critical understanding of the theoretical basis of psychoanalytic psychotherapy, as well as a thorough training in the application of psychoanalytic theory to psychoanalytic clinical practice. Please note that applicants are admitted to the programme as a part of an overall four year training in either Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy or Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Due to this, an assessment process involving the institute concerned will form a part of the intake process onto the course. Our assessment is designed to work with you around whether this is the right course for you and if it is the right time to engage in it.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Course (PDF 229 kB)

Information Event

Open evening on Thursday 16th February at 7pm for presentation on the training and meet with academic faculty and IICAPP training committee members. Venue: Room 2041B Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. For more information click here (PDF 266 kB)


Last updated 17 February 2017 School Web Administrator (Email).