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Continuing Education Programs

Continuing Education at MIP

MIP offers a variety of ways that members and non-members can participate in continuing education. Continuing education is offered to all clinicians, academicians, scholars and anyone interested in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, related mental health issues and the shared human experience.

CE credits and CEU’s are given to MIP members for their completion of most courses and programs. CEs and CEUs may be purchased by non-members who have completed MIP continuing education programs.

Each year, MIP typically offers the following continuing education opportunities:

Saturday Morning Program Series

Four or five Saturday morning programs with visiting speakers, discussants, and moderators.

These are often invited guests who present on various Psychoanalytic topics of interest to the community. If you have a topic or speaker you would like to suggest please contact the co-chairs of the MIP Program Committee.

Psychoanalytic Dimensions Programs

Courses that offer collegiality with more extensive immersion into psychoanalytic theory and concepts. These courses are offered through MIP’s Continuing Studies Committee. If you are interested in designing and teaching a course for the Psychoanalytic Dimensions Program please contact the co-chairs of the Continuing Studies Committee.

Example of past courses

Understanding Winnicott
Faculty: Peter Lawner, Ph.D

An Introduction to Internal Family Systems Therapy
Faculty: Larry Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Beyond Pluralism: What Comes After Comparing Theories? Integrative Conceptions of Psychoanalytic Process
Faculty: Abigail McNally, Ph.D.

Play and Cure: The Therapeutic Use of Children’s Play – An Interpersonal Perspective on Clinical Technique
Faculty: Stephen Schlein, Ph.D.

André Green, Donald Winnicott and The Work of the Negative
Faculty: Evelyn Pye, Ph.D.

Continuing Education Credits

MIP Psychoanalytic Dimensions courses are free to the public. Non MIP members must pay $15 per credit if they wish to receive CEs. Each course awards one credit for each hour of instruction. Some of our longer courses may charge a flat fee for credits that is less than $15 per credit. Click on the course details for more information about continuing education credits.

Please note: Per APA requirements, psychologists must attend 100% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Please note: Per NASW requirements, social workers must attend 80% of a course in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Non-discrimination Policy

MIP has a strong and consistent commitment to equal opportunity and does not discriminate in any of its policies on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identification, nationality, race, religion, and sexual orientation.

Grievance Policy

The Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP) is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the ethical principles and guidelines of the American Medical Association, the American Psychological Association, and the National Association of Social Workers. MIP will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the appropriate MIP Committee Co-Chairs in consultation with the members of the appropriate MIP Committee, and other members or officers of the Board of Directors as is necessary.

The individual filing the grievance will be asked to submit their comments in written format to the Institute Administrator.

Contact name: John Tyler
Email: John@mipboston.org
Telephone number: 617-469-2777
Address: 1330 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02446

The appropriate Committee Co-Chairs will review the grievance and will respond to the aggrieved within ninety days of receiving the written grievance.

If the grievance concerns a speaker, the content presented by the speaker, or the style of presentation, the Chair will then pass on the comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual. If the grievance concerns course or program content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the activity was offered, the appropriate chair will mediate and will be the final arbitrator.

The confidentiality of the aggrieved will be monitored and maintained in these consultations.

Updated November 18, 2020