New England Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies

Sunday, July 17, 2005

Mission Statement

The mission statement of the New England Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies reads as follows:

The New England Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies is an institution of international reputation providing psychoanalytic education and training for students to develop critical, analytical, and imaginative thinking and to make well-founded ethical decisions. It responds to the call for clinical research and teaching. The Institute prepares students to address the complex issues facing them in society and to discover meaning in their own lives. It provides education and training in the understanding of the theory and practice of psychoanalysis through classroom instruction, case conferences, and seminars. Provide s Self-understanding through individual and group training analysis; offers clinical opportunities for proficiency in the practice of modern psychoanalytic theory through supervised practice; Provides experience under supervision in a clinical facility; and provide s course work in sound moral and ethical standards of professional behavior, and follows standards established by the American Board of Accreditation in Psychoanalysis. It will encourages diversity in its student body and meets the needs of students by providing them with interdisciplinary and innovative professional courses. The Institute energetically seeks ways to interact with and serve the needs of the student body. The Institute nurtures and supports a faculty that is diverse, innovative, excellent in clinical teaching, psychoanalysis, active in research, and responsive to the needs of students and the
community. The Institute is a resource of the State of Maine serving private and public sectors.

(Adopted April 2005, NEIPS Advisory Board)

Welcome To Our Blog


Dear Prospective Student:

We are pleased to provide you with information about the New England Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies, Inc. Courses at the Institute are designed for teachers, nurses, counselors, social workers, psychologists and physicians and those who want to learn about psychoanalytic approaches and how they can be used in effective treatment, education and personal growth. Class work is designed to promote emotional literacy and includes the study of resistance to experiencing, verbalizing, and understanding such feeling states as aggression, anxiety and closeness.

The course of study which is both didactic and experiential includes formal classes, supervised field work, and personal growth classes in individual and group experiences. The Institute sponsors courses for professionals seeking continuing education credits. Matriculated students receive the appropriate certificate of completion in Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Group Studies, Child and Family Studies, Applied Psychoanalysis and Addiction Studies.

The New England Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies was founded in 1987 as a not-for-profit, educational Institute, and was incorporated in the State of Maine in 1995. The following year, the Institute was approved by the IRS as a tax-exempt 501 C-3 educational institute. In 2003, the Institute became an organizational member of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, and in 2005 an Affiliate Member of the American Board of Accreditation in Psychoanalysis.

The Institute draws students from across the U.S. and internationally,. It strives to meet their individual needs by providing certificate programs in two areas of specialization, supervision of clinical training through the Community Treatment Services Center, and continuing educational services for graduates and other professionals in the mental health field.
Again, thank you for your interest in the New England Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies.

The Education Committee