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.