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The Suffolk Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis (SIPP) has been in operation since 1989 as a post graduate psychoanalytic training Institute offering both one and four year programs. In 2018, we became a Psychoanalytic Professional Learning Community offering annual membership to New York State licensed professionals who are looking for camaraderie, professional stimulation and a network of other professionals in the wider mental health community of the Greater New York area.

Throughout the years we have remained true to our guiding principals, ideals which contribute to our unique psychoanalytic community. At the core of which is that we strive to be follow a town hall democratic process of decision making by membership while including all disciplines in the mental health field.

While offering workshops, colloquia, book discussions, movie discussions, round table conversations, we are first and foremost a professional community and organization dedicated to maintaining an internal environment that is experienced by its constituent members and the greater professional community as respectful, inclusive, and professionally fulfilling. In the changing face of psychotherapy, we strive to provide an environment which encourages deep reflection along with extensive dialogue in all clinical and professional arenas.

We rely on multiple voices within the SIPP community to both shape and guide our community’s decisions and direction.