Admissions

Overview

The Training aims to develop, within a community of students and practicing analysts, an analyst with personal and professional competencies in both theory and clinical practice. A student’s personal process is emphasized as a major learning experience. Throughout your training, you will engage in your own analysis as well as supervised clinical practice and small classes that approach analytical work and clinical practice from both historic and contemporary perspectives. Within this style of training, Jungian Analytical Psychology is studied and applied in the context of an evolving psychological field where basic assumptions about human nature are assessed and applied to clinical theory and methods of practice.

The training program’s philosophy, institutional policies, and teaching methods are geared towards open dialogue, creative expression, and critical discussion with a small class structure. The teaching and supervising faculty have extensive clinical experience, are distinguished within the field, and come to psychoanalysis from diverse backgrounds and a variety of disciplines.

The program is divided into two stages. The first stage introduces Jungian theory and principles of practice, which are grounded in clinical experience. When the student is ready, he/she takes a written and oral examination in order to progress to the second stage, in which the student engages in advanced seminars and control supervision, and writes a Thesis.

The academic year consists of two semesters, each with fourteen weeks of classes. Most classes are held on Mondays, though some are held on Sunday afternoons and Tuesday mornings.  Occasional seminars are held on weekends.   Students receive some of their clinical experience via the onsite Low-fee Referral Service, which the Institute provides as a service to the community.

Although the program is based on a four-year curriculum, it is expected that students work at an individual pace to develop greater self-integration and professional competence. The student’s personal process is considered paramount in the training. Students may choose courses to fit their needs and schedule. However, a student who wishes to apply for licensure as a psychoanalyst must fulfill the requirements of New York State. Applicants considering to apply for the psychoanalytical licensure (LP) upon graduation should familiarize themselves with state requirements, which may change over time, at the state’s website.

 

Prerequisite Requirements

For Non-Matriculated Status:
  • 50 hours of psychotherapy (directly preceding application)
  • Master’s or doctoral degree (in any field)
  • Non-matriculated students do not see patients or participate in case seminars

Students receive credit for all courses taken during non-matriculation.  After fulfilling the required number of hours of Jungian analysis and supervision, as well as courses/tutorials in Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology, a non-matriculated student can apply for advancement to matriculated status.

For Matriculated Status:
  • 100 hours of Jungian analysis (50 of these directly preceding application)
  • 50 hours of supervision
  • Master’s or doctoral degree (in any field)
  • One-semester college level course or tutorial in Developmental Psychology
  • One-semester college level course or tutorial in Psychopathology
  • Admissions or Training Committee approval

 

Admissions Process

The admissions process consists of six steps:
  • Contact the Admissions Liaison, Deborah Bazes, at deborahbazes@gmail.com, to schedule an initial telephone interview to discuss the basic requirements for application and to ask any questions.
  • If approved to apply, you will receive an application form from the Executive Administrator.
  • Complete the application and mail it, along with 8 copies of all supporting materials and application fee ($150), to the Jung Institute by April 10, 2017.
  • You will meet with three members of the admissions committee. This interview assesses suitability for training at the Institute by concentrating upon qualities of personal development, academic background, and clinical experience.
  • The admissions committee makes its recommendation to the Board of Trustees at its next meeting.
  • You will be informed of the decision of the Board.
Throughout the application process, applicants must demonstrate, at a minimum:
  • A sustained interest in the intra-psychic and interpersonal aspects of the psychology of individuals.
  • A proven capacity for high-level and self-motivated academic and clinical studies.
  • A readiness to continue in the ongoing development of a fruitful relationship with the unconscious and its symbolic nature.

 

Policy Of Non–Discrimination

The C.G. Jung Institute of New York administers its policies of admission throughout the training without regard to race, religion, national origin, marital status, age, sex and sexual orientation, as well as without regard to a person’s disability as designated by applicable law except where absence thereof is bona fide occupational qualification.