About The Cape Cod Institute
Founded in 1980, The Cape Cod Institute is known worldwide for the excellence of the courses and workshops it offers for psychotherapists, organizational consultants and members of other professions who apply behavior science knowledge in their practices.
The Institute’s week-long programs, on a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from neuroscience to marriage, from mindfulness to diversity, are taught by leading thinkers and doers and are attended by practitioners from throughout North America and every continent.
The Cape Cod Institute was the first in its field offering in-depth in-person learning with thought leaders and master teachers, at a pace, and in a setting that fosters learning. Classes take place in the morning hours of a five-day week, leaving the remainder of the time free for study and leisure, and for networking with colleagues in a setting of striking beauty.
The Cape Cod Institute was founded in1980 by Gilbert Levin, Ph.D. while a professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Gil is a clinical and social psychologist who has been a researcher, teacher, and program developer for more than forty years. At Einstein he was an active Teacher of medical students and psychiatric residents and led a college wide initiative to bring the social and behavioral sciences to bear on medical education and research. In 1979 he founded one of the nation’s first health psychology doctoral programs. He is now professor emeritus in the departments of epidemiology and psychiatry.
The Institute’s assistant director, Molly Eldridge, MSW, LICSW is a clinical social worker and has been in full-time private practice on Cape Cod since 1989. She attended Bates College and Boston University and received her MSW from Boston University in 1987. She has been involved with the Institute for over 25 years.
The Institute is administered by Professional Learning Network, LLC. PLN’s mission is to make a difference in the lives of people, organizations, and communities by providing excellent, timely and lively education. The courses that comprise the Cape Cod Institute are sponsored and accredited by Professional Learning Network and by the Milton Erickson Foundation.