The Supervision Study Program's (SSP) Open House for the Fall 2017 cohort is Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM.Application deadline for fall cohort 2017 is May 15. Find the application and admissions procedures here.
"It is hard for me to believe how much I have learned the last two years. I came into this program in a career doldrums. I was feeling isolated in my practice and under-stimulated with the work. This program has challenged me and supported my learning throughout. This has been such a gift." -Emily Johnson, LCSW
Since 1986, The Psychotherapy Institute has offered a two-year program in the theory and practice of supervision. One of the oldest such programs in the nation, it is the only one of its kind in the Bay Area. The program combines readings and didactic instruction with a practicum that includes weekly individual and small-group consultation. Participants enrolled in the program may provide supervision to trainees in the Institute’s psychodynamic training program, as well as to licensed therapists in the community through the Institute’s professional consultation service.
The mission of the program is to help participants develop a sense of personal authority as teachers within the profession. Supervision is presented as a separate, intimate, and complex process, distinct from psychotherapy and requiring special attention and study.
Participants in training receive individual consultation from senior clinicians who have closely studied and applied the supervision process. Participants also work in a small group with a group consultant, studying the literature and sharing supervisory experiences, to better understand the complex relationships between consultant and supervisor, supervisor and supervisee, and supervisee and patient.
The small group consultation starting in October 2017 will meet on Thursdays from 12:00pm to 1:20pm with Nancy Ulmer, LCSW.
Who should apply?
A partial list of covered topics:
SSP Open House
Application & Admissions