Palo Alto Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (PAPPTP)

Tuition and Fees

For Two-Year Program and Post-Seminar Case Conference, tuition covers the following:

  • Seminars and Case Conferences for the full academic year
  • Access to the Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing (PEP) and EZ-Proxy online databases of books and articles
  • Community Membership at SFCP: Community Membership is an entry into a diverse and vibrant community of clinicians, scholars, and educators united by their common interest in psychoanalytic practice and thought. Access to a broad range of educational and professional development activities is available to Community Members of SFCP, including free attendance at Scientific Meetings and reduced fees for other programs.
  • Access to the SFCP library’s extensive collection of psychoanalytic books and journals


Please note that case consultation fees are in addition to tuition and are arranged individually between supervisor and supervisee. Please also note that with few exceptions assigned readings are available from the online databases PEP Web or EZ-Proxy, access to which are included in tuition fees. Assigned readings which are not on PEP Web or EZ-Proxy will be available online for a small additional fee. Please also note that CME/CE credits fee is separate from the tuition fee.

Tuition Refund Policy

Any courses / segments already attended would be charged as usual and any courses / segments that will not be attended will be handled as a pro-rated refund of the total tuition. Any course / segment in progress at the time of withdrawal will continue to be charged. There will be no refund of application and registration fees.

CME/CE Credits Fee

The credits cost per hour is $10. SFCP has established a cap cost of $200 for credits requested per program. The cost of CME/CE credits is separate from the tuition fee and billed individually upon the request for credits at the end of the seminar.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 2, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
The Oblivious Object
Mary Brady, PhD (presenter); Anne Alvarez, PhD, M.A.C.P (discussant, will join via ZOOM from London); Sharon Tyson, PhD (moderator)
Monday, March 4, 2024
Scientific Meetings
Psychoanalysis as a Subversive Phenomenon: Social Change, Virtue Ethics and Analytic Theory
Amber Trotter, PsyD (presenter); Introduced by Andy Harlem
Wednesdays, March 6, 2024 to March 27, 2024
Psychoanalytic Student Seminars
Introduction to the Lacanian Clinic
Sydney Tan, PsyD (instructor)
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division
San Francisco Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program (SF-PPTP) Informational Open House
Saturday, March 9, 2024
The James Grotstein Memorial Lectures in Comparative Psychoanlaysis
Panel Presentation on Four Iconic Papers by Thomas Ogden
Joseph Aguayo, PhD; Maxine Anderson, MD; Peter Goldberg, PhD; Bruce Reis, PhD, FIPA, BCPsa (panelists)
Saturday, March 16, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Consultee-Centered Consultation as Used with Daycare, Preschool and Child Life Programs
Thomas F. Barrett, PhD and Denia Barrett, MSW (presenters); Shahla Chehrazi, MD (case presentation); Paul Brinich, PhD (moderator)
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Education Division
Palo Alto Psychoanlaytic Psychotherapy Training Program (PAPPTP) Informational Open House
Saturday, April 13, 2024
Visiting Professor Weekend
The Role of the Analyst
Darian Leader (presenter); Jeanne Wolff-Bernsterin, PhD (discussant); Patricia Marra, MFT (moderator)
Sunday, April 14, 2024
Visiting Professor Weekend
Professor’s Choice with Darian Leader
On “Constructions in Analysis”
Darian Leader (presenter); Israel Katz, MD (moderator)
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Child Colloquium Series
Lives Across Time: The Clinical and Attachment Implications of a Psychoanalytic Longitudinal Study
Henry Massie, MD and Nathan Szajnberg, MD (presenters); Bart Blinder, MD, PhD (discussant); Courtney Hartman, PsyD (moderator)
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