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Basic Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training

  • Basic Training: 2 Years:  30 weeks/year - 4 hours/week

  • Each week: Theory Class, Technique Class, and Continuous Case Conference

  • Individual Supervision: 1 session/week for 30 weeks/year

  • All training employs distance modalities. Usually Zoom

  • Downloadable reading lists: PDFs and PEPWEB

  • All students receive access to PEPWeb

  • Graduation Certificates from both CAPA and Chinese Psychological Society

Each year, CAPA invites 40 applicants to begin the Basic Training Program, with the possibility that the size of the class may vary slightly from year to year under special circumstances. There is no limit to the number of applications accepted.

Also, it is CAPA's mission to train the leaders of the next generation of Chinese psychodynamic psychotherapists. To this end, only people who will be in China throughout the training and who are planning to work in China throughout their careers are eligible to apply for CAPA Training.

The application period for the 2024-25 academic year is now closed.

To apply for the 2025-26 academic year, please check back in the Fall of 2024 for further instructions.

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