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The Fundamentals of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

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Описание программы: 
Program description:
The retraining program "Fundamentals of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy" implements a fundamentally new model of training for practical psychologists in Russia, which combines training and practice with personal and professional growth of students.
Classes are held in the form of lectures, theory seminars, skills training, workshops, viewing and discussing videos of psychotherapy sessions, seminars with analysis of clinical cases from the teachers' psychotherapy practice, and group supervisions.
This way students have an opportunity to consolidate their knowledge and skills in the course of practical work with real clients provided by the Institute as well as on our platforms for clinical practice.
Special attention is paid to the consistent individual and group supervision of the students’ practical experience.
Teachers of the program are practitioners with many years of experience. They represent the most reputable Russian and international professional communities: the Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the Moscow Psychoanalytic Society, the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the International Psychoanalytical Association.
Our goal is to provide professional training for specialists qualified in the field of psychological counseling and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Practice -
When studying at this program, students undergo practical training in clinics providing psychological assistance to parents of seriously ill children and have an internship in psychological counseling at the Psychological counseling unit of the Institute.
Программа предназначена для: 

The program is designed for:

Those who have higher psychological or medical education and practical experience in psychological counseling;
senior students of psychological or medical universities who have practical experience in psychological counseling.

Преимущества программы: 
Benefits of the program:
  • Compliance of the program with the international standards of professional training for counseling psychologists and psychotherapists;
  • The training helps students prepare to start their own psychotherapy practice.
  • A unique in its content and practical orientation educational program for psychological counseling, psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy;
  • Professional skills training and supervision of students' practical work;
  • Students gain practical experience as counseling psychologists in the course of practical training under the supervision of experienced specialists;
Документ об образовании: 
Upon training completion, a diploma of professional retraining is issued
Условия поступления: 
Admission conditions:
  • Write an essay (after signing up for the program, you will receive an essay form from our manager)
  • Pass two introductory interviews with the teachers of the Institute. The purpose of the interview is to assess the applicant's perspectives to successfully complete the educational program and acquire professional competence in the field of practical psychology. 
  • Submit the entrance documents to the admissions committee: a copy of the passport, a copy of the diploma of higher education along with the diploma supplements, 2 photos 3 x 4 cm.
  • It is important to note that the education at the Institute is based on the internationally established standards of counseling psychologists and psychotherapists training, which involve  that a future specialist passes individual psychotherapy. Please, be aware that already during the introductory interview, you can hear about the importance of personal psychotherapy for a future practitioner.  However, individual psychotherapy is only recommended and not  obligatory for obtaining a diploma of professional retraining.
Объем и расписание: 

Scope and schedule:

  • 850 academic hours (500 in-class hours)
  • 1.5 calendar years
  • 3 semesters (13,5 months of training)
Form of education
  • Evening education
Mon - Fri - 2-3 times a week
from 18.00 to 22.00
  • Weekend education
Sat - Sun (Saturdays and/or Sundays)
during the day
  • For the full-time and part-time forms of education
with the use of distance learning technologies, training takes place online (in Zoom). Days for the lectures are determined before the start of the program.
Each semester there is a full-time module of 14 calendar days.


Cost of the program and payment terms:
Form of education Price
  • Full-time evening education
  • Full-time weekend education
  • For the full-time and part-time forms of education 
The cost of the program is 198,000 rubles
The cost of the program if paid in one time for the entire course or for a year is 178,200 rubles (-10%).
The cost of the program if paid per month is 217,800 rubles (+10%).
The cost of one month is 16,750 rubles (the first payment is 16,800 rubles.)


Program structure – 
Semester I:​
1. Basics of Client and Therapist Interaction (training)
2. Psychoanalytic technique principles
3. The technique of the first psychodynamic session
4. Group supervision
5. Psychological assistance to parents of seriously ill children
6. Methods of personal reflection
Practice 1: Working in a clinic with parents of seriously ill children
Semester II:​
1. Psychodynamic psychiatry
2. Theory and psychotherapy of neuroses
3. Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy
4. Group supervision
5. Ethical principals in psychotherapy
6. Seminar on the final qualification work preparation
7. Methods of personal reflection
Practice 2: Working in a clinic with parents of seriously ill children
Practice 3: Psychological counseling
Semester III:​
1. Diagnosis and psychotherapy of borderline personality disorder
2. Psychodynamic psychotherapy of depression
3. Psychoanalytic psychosomatics
4. Group supervision
5. Seminar on the final qualification work preparation
6. Methods of personal reflection
7. Psychology and psychotherapy of dependent behavior
Practice 4: Psychological counseling


Начало занятий: 

Бекетова Нинель Михайловна

Бекетова Нинель Михайловна
  • Преподаватель Института Практической Психологии и Психоанализа
  • Преподаватель кафедры пластической и реконструктивной хирургии, косметологии и клеточных технологий, Российская государственная медицинская академия;
  • Преподаватель Института Коммуникации в здравоохранении, Нью Хэвэн, США. 

Бимбат Светлана Давидовна

Преподаватель дисциплины «Основы психологического консультирования»,
автор семинара «Трансгенерационная передача травмы (психоаналитический взгляд)»
Психоаналитический психотерапевт, ассоциированный член Общества психоаналитической психотерапии – Европейской федерации психоаналитической психотерапии (EFPP)

Место проведения: 

Institute of Practical Psychology and Psychoanalysis.
Address: Moscow, Yaroslavskaya str., 13, building 1.
(Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences)

Узнать подробности и задать вопросы: 

+7 (495) 646 11 08