A career with endless possibilities that helps those in need! In-person, hybrid or 100% online learning!

Our programs will help you launch or transition to a rewarding career in the Mental Health Field, where work/life balance is considered essential for success.

Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis (ACAP) is located in Livingston, New Jersey.

ACAP, offering a Certificate program in Psychoanalysis that leads to NJ State Certification as a Psychoanalyst, has been continuously, nationally accredited by ABAP, the American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis, since 1990.

The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, (formerly BGSP-NJ, now ICPS), offers a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and in Psychoanalysis, along with a Post-Masters Certificate in Mental Health Counseling, hosted by ACAP at the Livingston, NJ campus and through distance learning.

ICPS, The Institute of Counseling and Psychoanalytic Studies (ICPS), New Jersey Campus of BGSP (Formerly BGSP-NJ) is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, by the US Department of Education (USDOE)).

The ICPS curriculum is accepted by the New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee.

Click here for a new student application for ACAP. Click here for a new student application for ICPS graduate programs.

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iStriveSupporting young adults, high functioning on the autism spectrum, who are aging out of most programs.

Saturday program. Now accepting new applications! Interested in scheduling an appointment for an application interview? Please send us an email>>

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 ACAP is offering a Tuition Referral Program. Click to learn more>>

Now offering a 20% tuition discount to staff at mental health agencies on ICPS’ Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. Contact us to learn more!

Apply for The Paulette Katz Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to a student in the ACAP Certificate program or the ICPS Master of Arts program. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who have educational financial needs.  ACAP or ICPS students are invited to apply.   Click to learn more and apply>> 


In-person, hybrid or 100% online learning!

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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

Affordable tuition fees

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