The psychotherapy programs are open to academics and professionals in other disciplines as well as to mental health professionals.

Application deadline is June 30.
Psychoanalytic Clinical Perspectives Group

The Psychoanalytic Clinical Perspectives Group (PCPG) is a once a year introductory workshop for students.  There is no fee for attendance and no CME/CE credit is awarded.

Psychotherapy Fellowship

The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Fellowship is a one-year introductory program in which analysts present clinical material and group discussions are held. There is some limited reading. There are two different groups, one meeting in Ann Arbor and one meeting in Farmington Hills.

Mental Health Professionals from any discipline are welcome to apply for the Psychotherapy Fellowship Program. In this program, seasoned psychoanalysts present clinical material that illustrates process and method within a psychoanalytic framework to help patients work through trauma and internalized conflicts which interfere with maintaining mental health and positive well-being.

The Psychotherapy Fellowship meets weekly for one year.


ACAPP, the Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychodynamic Psychotherapy training program is a more intensive and immersive program, granting a certificate at the end of 2 years (the Adult Track), with an optional third year (the Child Track) focusing on child and adolescent clinical work. ACAPP is designed to improve therapists’ clinical skills and to demonstrate the usefulness of apply­ing contemporary analytic thinking in a wide variety of situations. In addition to two classes every Monday evening during the academic year, each clinician in the program consults weekly with a supervisor from the MPI faculty to discuss patients in their practices. Times, locations and fees (usually discounted) of consultations are arranged individually. Applicants who are clinicians should be insured, have a license to practice clinically, and be able to see at least one patient in psychodynamic psychotherapy throughout the training. Academic applications are also welcome. Classes are divided between Ann Arbor and Farmington Hills depending on the location of the instructor.

ACAPP meets Monday evenings from 6:45-9:45 p.m.

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