Training and Education



The VAPP offers two courses:  a four year clinical Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training programme and a one year Introductory Course,

The four year clinical Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training programme professionals with clinical experience. Our next course will begin July 2017.

Applications are now open.

Please forward any enquiries to the Administrative Secretary, Karen Glass, on 9271 8222 or


The  Introductory Course, is a one year course comprising readings and case discussions in a small group setting, suitable for professionals currently seeing clients or patients.

Please check this website in July for information about the 2018 Introductory Course.

Reading Groups

In addition, some VAPP members of the Association conduct their own reading groups. Information about these groups will be available from time to time from the VAPP office.