The Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists

Introductory Course in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

The course is designed for suitably qualified professionals interested in developing their understanding of psychoanalytic theory and therapeutic practice.

The course comprises 30 weeks of two-hour seminars, once a week, with readings and case discussions in a small group setting focusing on:

  • The Development of the Personality
  • Defences and Clinical Presentations
  • At work in the clinical setting: The Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

The Introductory Course Brochure outlines the aims, conceptual underpinnings, and course content. The Course runs from March – November and is held in person on Tuesday and / or Wednesday evenings between 6.30 – 8.30pm at the VAPP, 18 Erin Street, Richmond.

The fee for the 2025 course is $3,730 + GST.

Applications for the 2025 Introductory Course will open on Monday 1st July 2025.

For further information and / or to submit your application,  please contact Nicci Rossel.