Continuing Education Program (CE)

Oregon Psychoanalytic Center offers a variety of classes, courses, and programs, providing clinicians with psychoanalytic/psychodynamic approaches to a wide range of issues seen in clinical practices.We want to inspire your interest in thinking and working psychodynamically. Our goal is to bring you the diversity and plurality of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking, share insights, and enrich our mutual understanding of how best to help our patients. Our programs address the needs of clinicians at all levels of expertise.

Annual Course Offerings

  • Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy - Winter 
  • Beyond Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Continuing Education Courses for 2023-24

  • Comparative Clinical Methods: A training and clinical experience - Abbot Bronstein, MD
  • The Musical Foundation of Being Human - Duane Dale, MD
  • Advanced course: Psychic Trauma and ‘Un-Thinking’ the Technique of Treating Trauma- related Pathology - Stephen Purcell, MD
  • Lost Classics (1): Living Psychoanalysis by Michael Parsons - Garrick Duckler, LMFT, PhD
  • Introduction to Psychoanalysis: So What Is Psychoanalysis, And How Do I Do It? - Alice Huang, MD Scott Vignola
  • Working with Parents of Child Patients - Michael Weiner, LCSW
  • Bridging Psychoanalysis and Community - Tom Veeder, MD
  • Lost Classics (2): Primitive Agony and Symbolization - Garrick Duckler, LMFT, PhD

Special Programs for 2023-24

  • 9/23/23 - "When Psychotherapy Feels Stuck" with M.J. Peebles
  • 11/11/23 - Diversity Grant Special Program - "Racial Melancholia, Guilt, and Repair" with David Eng, PhD and Shinhee Han, PhD  
  • 2/17/24 - "A Permanent Earthquake Revisited: Reflections on Psychotherapy with Children on the Autism Spectrum" with Jeffrey L. Eaton, MA, FIPA
  • 3/9/24 - "Revisiting Soul Murder" with Paul Williams, PhD
  • 5/4/24 - "Here I'm Alive: The Spirit of Music in Psychoanalysis" with Adam Blum, PsyD, Peter Goldberg, PhD & Michael Levin, PsyD

Registration for courses opens July 1st each year.

Continuing Medical Education Credits

These CME credits will usually satisfy CEUs for psychologists, social workers, and counselors in Oregon. Clinicians should consult their respective state licensing boards for final approval.

The Oregon Psychoanalytic Center is devoted to creating a more diverse and inclusive community and approach to clinical service and practice. We maintain a non-discriminatory policy regarding race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or marital or parental status in admissions, employment, and access to programs.

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider ship of American Psychoanalytic Association and Oregon Psychoanalytic Center. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s)* to disclose with ineligible companies* whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

*Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. -Updated July 2021-