The Supervisory Training Program

is a two-year program in the supervision of the psychoanalytic process. The program integrates didactic courses, supervisory experience and supervisory presentations. Video taped recordings are used to demonstrate the principles and techniques of the supervisory process.

Supervisory candidates follow a Part-Time Course of Study

Courses are divided into two fifteen-week semesters and within each semester there may be small modules of three five-week courses. The coursework is informed by psychoanalytic theory. After supervisory experience, didactic courses, and an original paper presentation in the field of supervision a certificate in the Supervision of the psychoanalytic process will be issued to the candidate.


Valerie Tate Angel, LCSW
Nobuko Meaders,LCSW
Monica Bernheim, LCSW
Susan Simon Cohen, LCSW
Iris Levy, LCSW
Stanley Teitelbaum, Ph.D.

Candidates must be graduates

of a recognized psychoanalytic training program or its equivalent, or supervisors of the psychotherapeutic process in psychotherapy settings.

Course Fee $1500 per year ($750 per semester)
Application Fee $50
Graduation Fee $150
Course materials $100


Postgrad The Institute of the
Postgraduate Psychoanalytic Society

Valerie Tate Angel, LCSW

115 East 61st Street
New York, New York, 10016
Tel (212)-751-2284



    Semester 1: Principles and Techniques of Supervision

    This course will focus on the major supervisory principles such as the role of the supervisory relationship, expectations, and principles underlying the listening process such as problems of learning and learning problems. Understanding an educational diagnosis is explored through readings. Readings include the works of Eckstein and Wallerstein, deBell, Arlow, DeWald, and Teitelbaum.

    Semester 2: The Supervisory Process

    Supervisory teaching and learning principles will be highlighted as described in the readings of Fleming and Benedict. Different models of psychotherapy supervision will also be presented. Members of the supervisory training program will be given an opportunity to present their work with faculty discussion.

    Semester 1: Adv. Principles and Techniques of Superv.

    Central principles such as transference and counter transference issues, which can create supervisory impasses, will be explored. Supervisory presentations will follow by faculty critique. Use of videotaped supervisory demonstrations will be highlighted. Candidates original paper outline to be reviewed and discussed.

    Semester 2: Supervisory Process II

    Focus in this semester is advanced principles such as the role of parallel process and the subjective experience of the supervisor. Presentation of final paper to faculty.