2024 SF-PPTP Open House / Applications!

Dear members of the SFCP Community,

SFCP’s two-year San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) is now accepting applications for Fall 2024, and holding an Informational Open House on March 7.

Please spread the word about this opportunity! Below, you will find an email with all relevant information. Please forward it to individuals who might be interested, or to organizations with which you are affiliated.

Feel free to reach out to either of us with any questions or comments, or to put prospective trainees in touch with us.

Many thanks,

Maria Longuemare, M.D. (Acting Program Chair, marialonguemaremd@gmail.com)
Lara Weyland, Ph.D. (Associate Program Chair, laraweylandphd@gmail.com)

Email to forward (and modify with a personal touch if you wish):

Dear _____,

I am writing to let you know about the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP), a well-organized and thorough two-year introduction to psychoanalytic psychotherapy which is accepting applications for Fall 2024 and has a free dinner / Informational Open House coming up on March 7th (see below):

Key details of the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) are as follows:

  • The program provides a rigorous and engaging introduction to practicing psychoanalytic psychotherapy, with attention to the role of the personal unconscious and social unconscious in psychotherapeutic practice.
  • Participants engage with SFCP’s rich community of psychoanalytic clinicians of various backgrounds.
  • Participants engage in individual supervision and mentorship.
  • Meant to be completed alongside other work or training, as a supplement.
  • Classes meet in person on Tuesday evenings from 6:15 to 9:30 at SFCP (444 Natoma Street in San Francisco) from June through from September 2024- June 2025 (Year 1)  and from September 2025 – June 2026 (Year 2).
  • Monthly in-person attendance requirements for those that live 2+ hours from SFCP.
  • A one-year option (Foundations) with optional supervision and mentorship is also accepting applications for Fall 2024.

Here is what to do if you are interested in learning more or applying:

  • RSVP at this link for our In-Person Informational Open House on Thursday, March 7th, 2024 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  This event will present in-depth information about SF-PPTP and Foundations.  Come hungry, as dinner and drinks will be served!
  • Review the detailed information and application on the SF-PPTP website.
  • Submit your application prior to 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2024.
  • Questions and inquiries are welcome at any time!  Please email pptp@sfcp.org and someone from the program will be in touch promptly.


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Sunday, April 14, 2024
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Saturday, April 27, 2024
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Henry Massie, MD and Nathan Szajnberg, MD (presenters); Bart Blinder, MD, PhD (discussant); Courtney Hartman, PsyD (moderator)
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Coalition for Clinical Social Work
Depth and Creativity In and Out of the Consulting Room
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Saturday, May 4, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Film Screening and Discussion: A House Made of Splinters (2022)
Reyna Cowan, PsyD, LCSW (discussant)
Monday, May 6, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Freud in his Psychosocial Generation: Durkheim, Simmel, Weber and Du Bois
Nancy Chodorow, PhD (presenter)
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Psychoanalytic Education Division
Graduation Ceremony and Reception 2024
Jim Dimon, MD (graduation speaker)
Wednesdays, May 22, 2024 to June 12, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Theory, and Trans Experience(s)
Loïc Pritchard, MFT (instructor)
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Dialogues in Contemporary Psychoanalysis
A Psychoanalytic Playlist with Sasha Frere-Jones
Sasha Frere-Jones (interviewee); Adam Blum, PsyD (interviewer); Elizabeth Bradshaw, PsyD (moderator)
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