Our Mission

The Seattle Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (SPSI), founded in 1948, trains mental health clinicians to provide psychoanalytic treatment, and trains researchers in the application of psychoanalytic theory to various social settings. SPSI serves individuals and organizations in the community through educational outreach, consultation, research, and reduced fee psychoanalytic treatment. SPSI is an accredited training institute of the American Psychoanalytic Association and has full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Psychoanalytic Education (ACPE).

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Call for applications

Applications for education and training in 2014-2015 are now being accepted. 
Click here for the application form for Psychoanalytic Training. Click here for the application form for the Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program. Click here for the application form for the Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program.




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By Tony Hacker Special to The Seattle Times