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.

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Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11 – 2 pm at our Livingston, NJ Campus301 South Livingston Ave, 2nd Floor Livingston, NJ 07039

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. Click here to see our CEU/Continuing Education credit offerings.

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Workshops and Events for Mental Health Professionals


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

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


29mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmBrown Bag Lunch - Understanding Addictions: Strategies and Treatment1 CE Hour

april, 2017

2apr2:00 pm- 3:00 pmOur Immigrant Experiences

2apr3:45 pm- 4:45 pmSo, You Think You May Want to Become a Shrink?

9apr1:00 pm- 3:00 pmMothers and Daughters: Finding Oneself in a Turbulent Relationship2 CE Hours

19apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmBrown Bag Lunch – Strategies for Communicating with Vulnerable Populations1 CE Hour

19apr6:30 pm- 8:30 pmIntroduction to Modern Psychoanalysis10 CE Hours

23apr12:00 pm- 1:00 pmInformational Open House

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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