Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Trinity College Dublin

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

There are two clinical strands Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy both of which provide a pathway to years 3 and 4 of a four-year clinical training (subject to Academic Council approval). There is also a third strand, intended for applicants who already possess a clinical qualification and wish to improve their theoretical and clinical understanding of psychoanalytical ideas and technique in the context of a recognised MSc Degree qualification.

Adult strand -15 places
Child and Adult strand - 15 places
Third strand - 10 places
Intake every 2 years

Up-to-date information about course fees can be found at the Academic Registry.

Entry requirements

Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting, see for further details

Application dates

Closing Date: 30th June 2023


2 years part-time

Enrolment dates

The next intake will commence in September 2021. The application process for the 2021 intake will open in October 2020

Post Course Info

This is a two-year course in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, conducted as part of a four-year training in either Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy or Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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