Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Residency Training Program

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Penn Psychotherapy Training

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


Psychotherapy Supervision

Residents’ Psychotherapy Practice (RPP)

  • Begins PGY2 year
  • General, Psychodynamic, CBT, Couples/Family, Group
  • 3 Supervisors in PGY3, 3 or 4 in PGY4

Research

  • Center for Psychotherapy Research
  • Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety

Special Programs

Psychotherapy Track - elective

Collaborating Institutions


Residents’ Psychotherapy Practice (RPP)

  • First patient PGY2
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Diverse caseload, including supportive, psychodynamic, CBT
  • Min. 5 hours/week patients seen
  • Couples/Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy, including DBT Group (optional)
  • Quarterly RPP Administrative Supervision


Annual Penn Psychotherapy Professorship

  • 2002 Aaron Beck, MD
  • 2003 Glen O. Gabbard, MD
  • 2004 Edna Foa, PhD
  • 2005 John Markowitz, MD
  • 2006 Cory Newman, PhD
  • 2007 --
  • 2008 Marsha Linehan, PhD
  • 2009 Michael Thase, MD
  • 2010 Evan Imber-Black, PhD
  • 2011 Jacques Barber, PhD


Psychotherapy Track - click here for more information

  • Additional caseload
  • Weekly psychotherapy literature seminar (download last year’s schedule)
  • Additional supervision
  • Specialization
  • Mentoring
  • Academic project
  • Other Psychotherapy Electives:
    • Couples Clinic
    • CAPS (Penn Student Health Psychiatry)