Welcome to the Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies (VIP)

Providing a Two-year Post-Graduate Certificate Program in the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies for Licensed Mental Health Professionals.

The Mission of the VIP Certificate Program: In an atmosphere of open dialogue and diverse theoretical perspectives, our mission is to increase professional and clinical expertise in our participants’ ability to help patients negotiate conflicts and emotional obstacles in self and relationship.

Our goal is to advance and enrich the education and training of mental health professionals in psychoanalytic principles and practices that are designed to foster freedom from symptoms and painful patterns of living, personal development and transformation, expanded creativity, vitality, and meaning in life.


In addition to the Certificate Program, VIP periodically offers Reading Groups and Conferences which are open to mental health professionals and the interested public.

Enrollment

Applicants must be licensed mental health professionals with an interest in conducting ongoing psychodynamic treatments and...

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Curriculum

Acceptance into the program requires a commitment to two full years of enrollment. Each year has three trimesters.

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Schedule

The Academic Calendar consists of three trimesters, starting in the fall and running through spring...

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Contact Us

Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies is located in Central Vermont. Please contact us here...

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Class Schedule

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News & Events

  • Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies 24 Wed 2018

    Salons

    Join us for a series of Tuesday evening Psychoanalytic Salons this fall & winter!
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    Vermont Institute for the Psychotherapies 3 Tue 2016

    Enrollment

    Applicants must be licensed mental health professionals with an interest in conducting ongoing psychodynamic

    4 Tue 2015

    2017 Graduating Class

    Introducing the VIP Class of 2017: PHOTO TO COME
    Introducing the VIP Class of 2015: