Together training a new breed of mental health professionals.

BGSP-NJ and ACAP (Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis ) offer graduate, post-graduate, certificate and Continuing Education classes in Psychodynamic Studies and Mental Health Counseling on our Livingston, NJ campus and through distance learning.  Click here for a new student application.

32 CEUs for Social Workers, Counselors, Art Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Psychoanalysts.

Continuing Case Studies: Trauma and the Resilient Mind/ Contemporary Theories (GPSA534/758)
32 CEUs |  Instructor: Patricia Harte Bratt, PhD | Thursdays 9:30 – 11:50am | September 8th – December 23rd

Congratulations to Zoe Silver for winning our first video testimonial contest! Zoe Silver discusses what it means to be a psychoanalyst. Check back in early 2017 when we will be running another contest – you could be the next recipient of a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Our Offerings

Our programs provide alternative paths to mental health careers, as well as courses meeting professional Continuing Education requirements. Many students from all backgrounds — educators, clergy, medical professionals, counselors, veterans and more — not seeking a degree or certification take classes to build clinical skills or for personal growth.

Get your ACAP-BGSP diploma in mental health counseling.

Psychoanalytic Certificate

Earn state certification as a psychoanalyst. The program consists of academic coursework, supervised clinical practice and personal analysis to prepare students to enter the profession of psychoanalysis at the most advanced level.

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We have incorporated distance learning into our mental health counseling programs.

One-Year Program | Modern Psychoanalytic Studies

An opportunity for clinical practitioners and professionals in various disciplines to enhance their clinical skills by introducing them to innovative, Modern Psychoanalytic principles, theories, and techniques in a one-year program.

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Trauma and Resiliance training for mental health professionals

Trauma & Resilience Studies Program

For those seeking recognition as trauma specialists ACAP offers a certificate program in Trauma and Resilience Studies.

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Masters Programs in Mental Health Counseling and Psychoanalysis

Masters Programs

Two Master of Arts degrees at ACAP’s Livingston, NJ campus – the Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and the Master of Arts in Psychoanalysis is being offered through a partnership: A branch of the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, BGSP-NJ.

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Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals

Continuing Ed

Earn CEU/Continuing Education credits for Teachers, Nurses, MFT, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New Jersey.

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Workshops and Events for Mental Health Professionals


See all of our Workshops/Seminars/Mini-Courses/Continuing Education!

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Why us?

ACAP has had continued national accreditation, first from NAAP and then ABAP, since 1997.

Small classes – emphasize clinical expertise

Close mentoring & supervision for practice building

Integrated clinical experiences

No standardized testing, no GRE’s

Synchronous A/W Distance Learning Opportunities

Affordable tuition fees


Click here to see our complete list of events/workshops/seminars and CE hour offerings!


21oct7:00 pm- 9:00 pmHow Chronic Pain Challenges Treatment2 CE Hours

november, 2016

6nov1:00 pm- 2:00 pmInformational Open House

6nov2:00 pm- 3:30 pmOur Immigrant Experiences

9nov6:30 pm- 8:15 pmAnalytic Listening | Mini-Course10 CE hours

16nov12:00 pm- 1:00 pmBrown Bag Lunch – Couples in Crisis1 CE Hour

18nov - 8nov 187:00 pmnov 8Reciprocal Resilience: Surprising Clinical Advantage to Trauma Exposure2 CE Hours

19nov10:00 am- 11:30 amVeteran Free Discussion Group