One Year Certificate Program: Introduction to the Object Relations Theory & Clinical Technique

– offered Virtually ONLY because of COVID-19 regulations about social distancing.

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This program consists of three 10-week trimesters, with once-a-week clinical theory course, and once-a-week group supervision course called “Analyst as Instrument”.

Each course of clinical theory or group supervision earns 12.5 hours towards a post-graduate training certificate.


$450/clinical theory course and $450/group supervision course — per trimester. There are 3 trimesters to the program.
Total tuition cost for the One Year Certificate Program is $2,700. This can be paid in installments (please contact the administrator for arrangements).
A one time certificate program registration fee of $100 is applied.

For more information about this Certificate Program, please contact:
or our Institute’s Founder & Executive Director, Susan Kavaler-Adler, PhD, ABPP, NCPsyA at 212–674‑5425 and/ or ;
or ORI Administrator and Registrar, Dr. Inna Rozentsvit, M.D., PhD, at 646–522‑1056 or email at .

Listing of the courses in 2021 — 2022 academic year:

Individual supervision and individual analysis are not a mandatory requirement for graduation from this program, but they are strongly encouraged.
For the list of the ORI’s faculty members who can be chosen as individual supervisors and individual analysts, please contact the administrator at .

Please NOTE: ALL Certificate Programs and Courses are offered in virtual format ONLY at the time of social distancing requirements. Virtual (audio-visual or audio) participation is available world-wide, with minimal technical requirements.

For more information, contact the ORI Administrator, Dr. Inna Rozentsvit, email at

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