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
  • The Defences and Common Clinical Presentations
  • The Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

The Introductory Course Brochure outlines the aims, conceptual underpinnings, and course content. Courses are usually scheduled on Wednesday evenings between 6.30 – 8.30pm at the VAPP, 18 Erin Street, Richmond.

The fee for the 2024 course is $3600 +GST
Applications for the 2024 Introductory Course are now Closed.

Please check on this page later in 2024 for when applications to be opened for 2025.  


For further information,  please contact Diane Cronin on the details below. 


M:0409 569 339