East-West Psychology

The East-West Psychology Department (EWP) offers a global approach to the exploration and study of psychology and spirituality. EWP is an academic hub in which Western psychology and wisdom traditions from around the world come into conversation to create new knowledge.

EWP students acquire forward-looking professional skills that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions. Courses are cross-disciplinary and include academic inquiry of systems, spiritual traditions, and psychological teachings

EWP offers the following paths of study:

  • Ph.D. in East-West Psychology

  • Master of Arts in East-West Psychology

  • Accelerated Tracks: BA to MA or MA to PhD

  • Add-on certificates in East-West Spiritual Counseling, and Ecoresilience Leadership

About the Program

The EWP Masters program is two-years long, and classes take place on weekdays and occasional weekends.

The EWP PhD program includes two years of coursework, comprehensive exams, and dissertation.

EWP students acquire forward-looking professional skills that are rooted in ancient spiritual traditions. EWP constitutes a larger context for many disciplines that explore the interface of psychology and spirituality, including:

  • Indigenous traditions

  • Western mystical traditions

  • Eastern wisdom traditions

  • Jungian & depth psychology

  • transpersonal psychology

  • consciousness studies

  • ecopsychology

Students study global approaches to healing and psychology, and graduate to engage in diverse careers, including:

  • university professors

  • authors and journalists

  • healers

  • researchers and scholars

  • non-profit leaders

  • spiritual counselors

  • entrepreneurs

  • social-change activists

  • eco-advocates

  • community organizers

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated March 8, 2019
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