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Pamela Meersand, Ph.D.
Director, Child Division
tel 212 706-1791
Find out what Columbia trainees and faculty think most distinguishes the Center as a place to learn, teach, and grow.
The Child Division of the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center offers numerous training programs in analysis and in psychotherapy to enhance your work with your child patients.
For those seeking intensive training in psychoanalysis with adults, children and adolescents, the Center provides child and adolescent training and adolescent-only training tracks to be combined with adult psychoanalytic training. For those seeking faster progression to child analytic certification without training in adult analysis, the center offers the Accelerated Child Psychoanalysis program.
Candidates who chose to combine child and adolescent or adolescent-only psychoanalytic training with our adult program, add the following components to their adult requirements:
The Center’s child and adolescent and adolescent-only psychoanalysis training programs are conducted, in part, in conjunction with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and the NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.
The Child Division also offers training opportunities for those interested in developing their skills in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and in parent-infant psychotherapy.