Objectives and competences

In line with the new mental health plans and the latest European legislative projects, the postgraduate programme in Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents in Clinical and Educational Areas addresses the needs of children from a holistic and integrative perspective, considering the various environments and systems where development takes place: family, school, society, culture, economy, etc.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.250,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:21/12/2023
Master's degree course homepage www.ecpna.com
ManagmentIbañez Fanes , Margarita
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- To learn the principles and mechanisms involved in the structuring of the psychic apparatus throughout the various stages of development, as well as the possible obstacles that may hinder this process and its effects.
- To master the fundamentals of psychodynamic psychopathology to understand the current symptoms that affect children and young people and to be able to make a complete diagnosis that takes into account both the subjectivity or internal structure and the interactions with the various systems or environments involved.
- To acquire a general understanding of the various resources and institutions involved in the health and well-being of children and adolescents, taking in the specificity of the work in each service and the real context of care.
- To observe and acquire a clinical perspective through placement, learning professional dynamics and understanding the lines of action and therapeutic models of the various professional environments involved in the well-being of children.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates in Psychology, Medicine, Educational Psychology, Teacher Training, Nursing and other areas of health and education.
- Health professionals.
- Professionals in the field of education and teaching.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:ECPNA (Escola de Clínica Psicoanalítica amb nens..
Plaça Joaquim Folguera 3-5, entresuelo 6ª

08022 - Barcelona
Email address:secretaria@ecpna.com
Telephone:93 434 03 83
Observations:dimarts i dijous, de 19:30 a 21:30, i seminaris un dissabte al mes, de 10:00 a 14:00, més grups de supervisió de casos clínics quinzenals (dimarts o dijous, de 18:30 a 19:20).

For further enquiries

Address:ECPNA (Escola de Clínica Psicoanalítica amb nens
Plaça Joaquim Folguera 3-5, entresuelo 6ª

08022 - Barcelona
Email address:secretaria@ecpna.com
Telephone:93 434 03 83
Observations:de dilluns a divendres, de 9:00 a 21:00.