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Guide To Graduate Schools

A Guide to Graduate Programs in Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Social Work or Counseling

Click on web addresses below for further information on each graduate program.

 

Falk College

Syracuse University

MA, Marriage & Family Therapy

Intended for individuals with a strong commitment to the family therapy profession, our 60 credit master’s program provides extensive hands-on training, both in-house and at community sites. Students are required to complete 500 hours of supervised clinical practice with individuals, couples and families. The program’s new training and research facility includes a state-of-the-art Couple and Family Therapy Center equipped for live and digitally recorded supervision. The center has faculty and staff skilled in working with LGBTQ clients, issues of trauma, and the challenges of childhood and parenting. Also available is a dual degree in Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) and Social Work (MSW). Located in the heart of New York State, application review begins January 15th.
Falk.Syr.Edu/MarriageFamilyTherapy

 

Antioch University

Antioch University New England (AUNE)

Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

Become a psychologist, change lives. Prepare for therapy, assessment, research, and more. Focus on service and social justice. Learn from nationally renowned faculty in small classes. Attend class one or two days a week. Antioch University New England's practitioner-scholar Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)  prepares reflective clinicians who undertake multiple roles in their careers. Our graduates approach their practices with disciplined inquiry and view their work as a socially responsible action. Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) for over 25 years*. (*For accreditation information contact: APA, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, (202) 336-5979.) This PsyD program offers rigorous academic challenge and thorough clinical training. Call (800) 552-8380 or visit www.antiochne.edu/cp.

 

Antioch University

Antioch University New England (AUNE)

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Counseling is one of the fastest-growing professions in mental health. Become a clinical mental health counselor through Antioch University New England’s practice-oriented, CACREP-accredited, Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program, and help people lead healthy and productive lives. At AUNE, you’ll develop your professional identity and build competency.  Classroom and field experiences equip you for many specialties in the counseling field, such as substance abuse and addictions, working with community agencies, in-patient treatment, and college counseling. Apply what you’re learning through supervised field work that includes a one-semester practicum and three semesters of internships. Call (800) 552-8380 or visit www.antiochne.edu/ap/cmhc.

 

Union Institute and University

Union Institute & University

Masters in Counseling

The Master’s with a concentration in Counseling Psychology is designed to offer traditional courses and supervised internship experience required by state and national credentialing bodies. Offered as a hybrid program with on-ground and online courses, students meet coursework requirements for national certification by the NBCC and may be eligible to sit for the National Counselor’s Exam while in their final term. Whether enrolling full-time or part-time, students must plan on attending three weekends per year at either Union's headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio or at the Vermont Academic Center in Brattleboro. Located on the border of Massachusetts and New Hampshire in southern Vermont, the Center is within easy driving distance of most areas of New England and New York.
www.myunion.edu/Academics/MastersPrograms.aspx

 

Antioch University

Antioch University New England (AUNE)

Marriage and Family Therapy, MA, PhD, and Certificate

Antioch University New England’s COAMFTE-accredited Marriage and Family Therapy MA and PhD programs are training the next generation of marriage and family therapists (MFT) in social-justice approaches to MFT practice, teaching, research, and supervision. At AUNE you will focus on understanding the diversity of people and families. Both the MA and PhD focus on experiential learning, providing students with hands-on training backed by in-depth study of models and theories. Develop clinical (MA and PhD) and supervisory (PhD) skills at AUNE's training clinic. AUNE’s MFT master’s program has been COAMFTE-accredited since 1993. The PhD program has been accredited since 2011. Call (800)-552-8380 or visit www.antiochne.edu/ap.

 

Neumann University

Neumann University

PhD in Pastoral Counseling

The Neumann University PhD in Pastoral Counseling combines spiritual perspectives with the research of clinical counseling and psychotherapy. The program provides master’s degree-level students with the opportunity to obtain clinical preparation toward state licensure. It is designed to equip scholars and practitioners for leadership in today’s diverse world of mental health challenges. All faith traditions are welcomed. The convenient weekend format (classes on Friday evenings and Saturdays) requires on-campus presence for five or six weekends each semester. Neumann University is located in Aston, Pennsylvania, just 25 minutes outside Philadelphia. For more information, call (610) 361-5208 or visit www.neumann.edu/PhD.

 

Union Institute and University

Union Institute & University

Doctor of Psychology

The Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree program with a concentration in clinical psychology follows the practitioner-scholar training model, with close attention to issues of social justice and diversity throughout the curriculum. The program utilizes a distributed learning model with classroom, online and blended courses, making it accessible to adults who need to balance career, family, and other responsibilities. Small cohorts of students attend courses every other weekend (the first year) and one weekend a month in years two through three. Students also attend week-long Academic Meetings in Brattleboro, VT in the fall and in Cincinnati, OH in the spring.
www.myunion.edu/psyd

 

Antioch University

Antioch University New England (AUNE)

Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling

Bring your passion for dance and a desire to use those skills in counseling to Antioch University New England's Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling (DMT) program. Learn to integrate the mind, body, and spirit through verbal and non-verbal treatment approaches to wellness. Put your new skills and knowledge to work, in supervised practica and internships in clinical settings. Choose from three graduate-study options—MA, MEd, or Post-Master's certificate. AUNE also offers a path to the Alternate Route Drama Therapy credential from the National Association of Drama Therapy. The DMT program is accredited by the American Dance Therapy Association. Call (800) 552-8380 or visit www.antiochne.edu/ap/.

 

Seton Hill University

Seton Hill University

Counseling

The Seton Hill University 60 credit graduate art therapy program is designed to develop compassionate scholar-practitioners. Art therapy classes are experiential and students make art in almost every class. They learn from their own art and the art of others about the power of art to transform feelings, thoughts and lives. Professional preparation is guided by standards established by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). The program can be completed in as few as seven semesters, with most classes meeting in the evenings. Credentialed professionals in the fields of art therapy, counseling, psychology, and marriage and family therapy teach classes.
www.setonhill.edu

 

Adler School of Professional Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology

Psychology

The Adler School of Professional Psychology is committed to training socially responsible graduates, who embrace diverse perspectives, empower others to address shared problems and foster the development of social equality, justice, and respect in global communities. We offer campus and online graduate degree options in areas such as Counseling Psychology, Art Therapy, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, and Criminology. Students can expect: • Mission-driven curriculum designed to train socially responsible practitioners • Stimulating and academically challenging programs of study • High caliber faculty • A unique blend of theory and practice • Real-world skills developed through practicum and volunteer experiences with more than 800 community partners.
https://adler.askadmissions.net/emtinterestpage.aspx?ip=psychnetworker

 

Seattle University

Seattle University

Psychology

The MA in Psychology at Seattle University is based on the existential-phenomenological-therapeutic approach. We offer a broad foundation in psychology, philosophy, and psychopathology. Through engagement with the humanities in relation to psychotherapy and counseling, students come to appreciate the significance of therapeutic attitude and presence. Most fundamentally, we place a strong emphasis on the relational and ethical dimensions of psychotherapy. Our 72-credit program can be completed in two years. During the second year, students are required to take 18 credits of practicum in a community agency. Deadline for applications is January 15.
www.seattleu.edu/artsci/map

 

Wesley Institute

Wesley Institute

Masters in Counselling

The School of Counselling at Wesley Institute offers postgraduate courses that equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to enable them to work empathetically, effectively and appropriately with clients experiencing mental health issues, trauma and significant and challenging life experiences. Our Master of Counselling provides advanced training in counselling theory and practice, with an introduction to a range of counselling specialisations. The course integrates mental health and wellness/strength-based models within a Christian worldview, encouraging and equipping counsellors to work with the whole person. A nested Graduate Diploma of Counselling equips individuals whose profession calls for some mental health and wellness/strengths-based counselling.
www.wi.edu.au/counselling

 

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