The enhancement of public and scientific interest in psychoanalysis;
The support of educational and research programs in psychoanalysis;
The establishment of standards and the certification of qualified individuals in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy;
The establishment of educational programs to train qualified individuals in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and to award them certificates upon graduation;
The establishment of collaborative relations with other organizations with similar interests;
The maintenance of a nondiscriminatory policy regarding age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation in membership and training;
And any additional objectives that the Counsel may pursue.
The Chair and members of the Training and Certification Committee are:
Janet K. Robinson, Ph.D.
Teresa Bernardez, MD
Diane Drayson, AM, Vice President for Certification
Edward B. Gibeau, EdD
Robert E. Hooberman, PhD, Registrar
Murray Meisels, PhD
Ruth Rosenthal, PhD
Ellen VanDeMark, MA
Diane Burgermeister, MSN, CS, Candidate Representative*
*Note: The candidate representatives do not participate in the evaluation of applicants or candidates.