Virginia Psychoanalytic-Friendly Universities

University of Virginia

Department of Psychology
Box 400400, 102 Gilmer Hall
Charlottesville, VA, 22904-4400
Telephone: (434) 982-4727
Fax: (434) 982-4766
Joseph P. Allen, PhD

Survey Response

Is your doctoral program accredited by the American Psychological Association? 

Is your program considered open to and inclusive of Psychoanalytical/Psychodynamic theory and practice? 

Does your program have any faculty that are certified psychoanalysts, or in psychoanalytical training?

Does your program have psychoanalytically-oriented faculty, and include psychoanalytical thought in their courses? 
Psychodynamic but not psychoanalytic.

Does your program require introductory courses on psychoanalytical theories and psychotherapy? 

Which psychoanalytical theoretical perspectives does your Program offer?
Freudian/Classical, Object-relations,

Does your program cover special topics from psychoanalytical perspectives such as treatment of severe psychopathology, race, class, gender/sexuality, dreams, supervision, transference/counter-transference? 

Does your program require courses on short-term psychotherapy and crisis intervention that include psychoanalytical perspectives? 

Program Description Provided by the Institution

We consider psychodynamic perspectives on psychotherapy along with cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal process, and other perspectives shown to be valid in treatment of mental illness.