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Educational Programs

The Washington School of Psychiatry offers a range of educational programs of various lengths from one or two-day conferences to year-long or multi-year courses. These trainings are prepared by faculty steering committees or centers of study. WSP also sponsors membership-based study groups in a number of areas of interest.

Training Courses

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training

Clinical Program on Psychotherapy Practice

Fundamental Concepts and Techniques of Dynamic Psychotherapy

National Group Psychotherapy Institute - Training and Conferences

Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

Observational Studies: Seeing the Unseen in Clinical Work

Psychotherapy with Older Adults and the Study of Aging

Supervision Training


Faculty List



Conferences and other events


Short Courses

Priniciples of Group Therapy



Attachment and Human Development Center

Center for Relationship Studies

Center for the Study of Psychotherapies for the Aging

Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Culture

National Group Psychotherapy Institute


Study Groups

Study groups


Passworded Websites for courses with syllabi, readings, evaluations, etc.

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Clinical Program

Fundamentals Concepts and Techniques

Group Psychotherapy Program

Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

Infant and Young Child Observational Studies Program

Psychotherapy with Older Adults

Supervision Training

Principles of Group Psychotherapy Seminar