Continuing Education

The Western New England Psychoanalytic Society provides postgraduate education for clinicians and other professions interested in psychoanalytic concepts.


Courses for clinicians interested in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, and courses in applied psychoanalysis of interest to both clinicians, academics and other professions

Seminars in Psychotherapy, a year long linked series of seminars for postgraduate clinicians starting a career in psychodynamic psychotherapy. An optional second year will be offered.

An annual Symposium, held on a Saturday morning, consisting of four invited speakers, on a topic of psychoanalytic interest

A year-long Course on Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, offered to trainees in the Yale system, during the academic year

Program Committee

Fred Koerner, PhD Co-chair
Robert White, MD Director, Seminars in Psychotherapy
Marshal Mandelkern, MD Director, Psychotherapy for Trainees
Sybil Houlding, MSW
Nancy Olson, MD
Lynn Reiser, MD
Angelica Kaner, PhD
Joan Wexler, MSW

Faculty 2009-2010

Joel Allison, PhD • 203-865-5800
Debra Boltas, PhD • 203-787-9119
Carole Goldberg, PsyD • 203-652-6333
Fred Koerner, PhD • 203-785-8052
Debra Nudel, PhD • 203-776-1488
Nancy Olson, MD • 203-785-1898
Robert White, MD • 203-624-8503
Susan Bers, Ph.D. • 203-562-4461


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The American Psychoanalytic Association and the Western New England Psychoanalytic Society. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of _ hours in Category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

This program has been approved for _Continuing Education Credit hours by the Connecticut Society for Clinical Social Work and meet the continuing education criteria for Social Work Licensure renewal.

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Western New England Psychoanalytic Society and Institute
- 2007