More Than 50 Years In Training Excellence and Service to the Community of Pittsburgh 

We are enrolling now for both psychodynamic psychotherapy training and for training in pscyhoanalysis. PPC offers flexible options including:

  • James T. McLaughlin Training Program Year 1
  • Advanced Year Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Child and Adolescent Training
  • Bruce Fink Presents His New Work on Freud and Lacan on the Topic of Love
  • Comprehensive Freud Course
  • Special Sessions on Self Psychology with Stacey Wettstien, Ph.D.
  • Colaborative Perspectives Series: Freud, Jung, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis a series of four presentations on theory and technique 


See the tab on the left for Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Part-Time Training in Psychoanalysis for more information. You are welcome to call the Center for more personal information specific to your considerations.



Welcome to the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center


The Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center (PPC) is a training and educational institution affiliated with and accredited by the American Psychoanalytic Association. It is one of more than 70 psychoanalytic societies and institutes worldwide. PPC offers extensive training programs and educational opportunities to mental health professionals, psychiatric residents, and members of the community. These programs are designed to further the practice of psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy, a form of therapy that focuses on the whole person using non-judgmental attitude, empathy, caring, and understanding in order to help the individual resolve his/her symptoms with aims in developing confidence, self-definition, and improved interpersonal relationships. 


Our Mission:

The Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center is an accredited nonprofit educational organization that provides quality training and continuing education in psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy.  The PPC serves as a resource to the community of Pittsburgh through education, consultation, and outreach programs including the Clinic Without Walls.


PPC Faculty Earns 2014 Jefferson Award for Public Service

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