University Of Pennsylvania Department Of Psychiatry Overview

The mission of the Department of Psychiatry Office of Education is to provide a great psychiatric education throughout the whole range of clinical training, including school, residency, and training. 

The Department offers programs including university undergraduate education, clinical education, residency and clinical association training, graduate (Ph.D.) training, post-doctoral research training, and continuing clinical education and outreach.

Training Programs at University Of Pennsylvania Department Of Psychiatry

  • Psychotherapy Didactics
  • Seminars on supportive, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapy, prolonged exposure treatment, exposure and response prevention, motivational interviewing, dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Cases conferences each year
  • On-unit seminars on inpatient psychotherapy
  • Observed Continuous Cases – psychodynamic, cognitive, CBT, systems Residents’ Psychotherapy Practice (RPP)
  • First patient PGY2
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Diverse caseload, including supportive, psychodynamic, CBT
  • Minimum 5 hours/week patients seen
  • Couples/Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy, including DBT Group (optional) Psychotherapy Supervision
  • Begins PGY2 year
  • General, Psychodynamic, CBT, Couples/Family, Group
  • 3 Supervisors in PGY3, 3 or 4 in PGY4 Psychotherapy Research
  • Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety
  • Beck Institute
  • Center for Psychotherapy Research
  • Price Range: Check website for updated details.

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Philadelphia, PA