Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR)

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Last Update

Nov 28 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: IPTAR

Name of Director/Coordinator: Carolyn Feigelson, Ph.D.ABPP, Judith Lasky, Ph.D.

Street Address:

1651 Third Avenue, Suite 205
[New York]], NY 10128:

Telephone: Dr. Carolyn Feigelson – 212-737-4322; Dr. Judith Lasky - 212-595-4352

Fax: None

Email: [mail ; ]


General Information

Start Date: Sept. 6, 2017
End Date: May 16, 2018

Appropriate for:

Research (This is a combined clinical and research experience)

Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):

12 - 16 hrs/ week for one year; Thursdays 11:30AM – 4:00 PM is required for class meetings

Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):

PhD or MSW candidate

Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):

Prefer applicants to have some experience doing psychotherapy

Is there a stipend for externs?


Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?


What materials need to be submitted?

  • Brief statement regarding graduate work completed thus far, clinically and academically
  • Description of interest in program. Familiarity with and interest in the issues considered relevant to this program should be mentioned
  • A list of courses taken
  • Two letters of recommendation from people familiar with applicant's current work should be submitted
  • CV

How should it be submitted?

By E-Mail;

Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made):

All interviews with either Dr. Carolyn Feigelson or Dr. Judith Lasky, or both. Decisions are made by joint evaluation.

Description of Externship

=Populations commonly served:

Adolescents as part of school placement

If any of these populations are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate

Training models offered:


If any of these models are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

Not specified.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy

Group therapy with students in school placement may be available

Individual psychotherapy with special populations (i.e., refugees, survivors of trauma) may be available.

If any of these intervention experiences are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

Not specified.

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: One or more individual, school group may be available




Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: One or more
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: One and one half hours or more
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2 seminars(clinical and theoretical) on a weekly basis throughout the year

Amichaelides 23:18, 3 Dec 2009 (EST)

Other Comments

This program offers students a unique opportunity to become familiar with psychoanalytic concepts and how they are implemented in clinical practice.