MSc Programs in Psychotherapy

Compare 6 MSc Programs in Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy

A Master of Science degree is perfect for students that want to pursue an exciting and rewarding career in the mental health field. With a focus on Psychotherapy, students will learn how to effectively diagnose and treat people suffering from a wide range of psychological disorders that are not treatable by other forms of mental health care. Holding an MSc in Psychotherapy will provide individuals with a competitive edge in the mental health field.

What is an MSc in Psychotherapy? The Master of Science in Psychotherapy program is designed to teach students how to effectively identify and treat psychological disorders in people who are not receptive to traditional methods of treatment. This program is a great option for healthcare professionals that want to pursue careers in psychotherapy. The program provides students with clinical skills and techniques that are needed to understand the cognitive and emotional processes of individuals that suffer from psychological disorders.

This program is beneficial for students that want to pursue an advanced degree in the field of Psychology. The courses and clinical work provide students with a variety of skills, such as critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving. The knowledge and skills gained from the program enable professionals to improve the lives of their patients.

The cost for the program varies greatly depending on the institution. Students can complete the program within two to three years of part-time enrollment or within one year of full-time enrollment. Students should contact different institutions directly to learn more about their specific enrollment and course costs.

Once individuals earn their master’s degrees, they can branch off into various concentrations, such as relationships, sexuality, adolescent, adult, and more. Individuals can pursue gainful employment in the public, private, and government sectors. Graduates can also start their own practice. Mental illness affects millions of people each year, and there is an increasing demand for psychotherapists and other professionals in the field.

 

Students interested in obtaining an advanced degree in Psychotherapy should explore their options. Many local and international institutions offer this program on-site and online to accommodate students that need a flexible schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy

Mediterranean College, Athens
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years October 2019 Greece Thessaloniki Athens + 1 more

The ΜSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy is a programme structured in order to equip students with all the necessary skills and knowledge to work in the field of psychotherapy as independent counsellors – psychotherapists of the integrative approach. Students are encouraged to develop their understanding of the theoretical, social, cultural and ideological contexts in which their clients perceive, confront and manage problems. [+]

25% Tuition fee discount if paid by the end of April 2018 + 5% Extra for 2 instalments

The only Master of Science in Greece in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. Students become student members of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and upon graduation are eligible to apply for registration to the Register of Psychotherapists of the BACP. Meets the academic standards for registration with the Hellenic Counselling Society and the European Association for Counselling (EAC). Includes 300 hours of clinical practice and in-house supervision. Teaches the 3 most essential psychotherapeutic approaches (humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural approach). Experiential teaching methods used by experienced academic researchers and active professionals. ... [-]

MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adult)

Mediterranean College, Athens
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years October 2019 Greece Thessaloniki Athens + 1 more

The MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adult) is an innovative postgraduate programme that is unique in Greece and provides a professional training in Cognitive/ Behavioural Therapy. Through a variety of teaching and assessment methods, it prepares students to become independent Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists. The programme has been designed by the University of Derby according to the criteria of the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), based on which postgraduate programmes are being accredited. [+]

25% Tuition fee discount if paid by the end of April 2018 + 5% Extra for 2 instalments

The only psychotherapeutic CBT programme in Greece at Master’s level. Graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the British Association of Cognitive & Behavioural Psychotherapy (BABCP, Level 2). Meets the academic standards for registration with the Hellenic Counselling Society and the European Association for Counselling (EAC) Includes 320 hours of clinical practice and in-house supervision. Includes the most contemporary CBP methods (Mindfulness-Based CBP, Schema Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy).

The MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Adult) is an innovative postgraduate programme that is unique in Greece and provides a professional training in Cognitive/ Behavioural Therapy. Through a variety of teaching and assessment methods, it prepares students to become independent Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapists.... [-]


Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (web-based)

Jönköping University
Online Part time 1 year September 2019 Sweden Jönköping

The master programme Occupational Therapy is a part-time Web-based distance program, taught completely online.

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The master programme Occupational Therapy is a part-time Web-based distance programme, taught completely online.

Occupational Therapy is a part-time, web-based programme that is run as both a one-year master's degree (60 credits) and 2-year master's degree (120 credits). Both the one-year and two-year programmes are taught at a 50 percent rate of study, i.e., the 1-year programme takes 2 years to complete; the 2-year programme takes 4 years.

Since the programme is web-based there are no scheduled lectures on campus. This means that you will take part in the programme from your home country. The modules are distributed via the Internet using the web platform, Ping Pong. Internet access with a bandwidth sufficient for watching streaming video is required (recommended minimum download speed 1 Mbps). The programme is conducted and examined in English. ... [-]


MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Leeds

Gain the skills to become a professional occupational therapist, able to deliver and evaluate occupational therapy in a range of settings. [+]

Course details

Gain the skills to become a professional occupational therapist, able to deliver and evaluate occupational therapy in a range of settings.

This programme is underpinned by an understanding of humans as occupational beings, the relationship between occupation and health, models of occupation, occupational science and occupational justice.

You will learn how to carry out occupational therapy assessments and interventions with people from across the lifespan and with a range of physical, mental and social difficulties, such as dementia, stroke, homelessness or unemployment. Your learning experience will include problem-based tutorials, journal clubs, creative and practical sessions, self-directed learning and research. You will be required to undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of professional practice under the supervision and direction of experienced occupational therapists. ... [-]


MSc/PGDip in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

The MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) aims to provide students with a structured training where students can systematically acquire the knowledge and skills needed to practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. [+]

The MSc in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) aims to provide students with a structured training where students can systematically acquire the knowledge and skills needed to practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

On the course, students will be able to progressively build their confidence and competence to take them from a novice to skilled practitioner equipped to work towards accreditation with the BABCP and BACP dependant on their individual experience.

Uniquely on this course, students will be strongly encouraged to evaluate Cognitive Behavioural theory and practice, which will include an emphasis on understanding the relationship of CBT to other psychotherapeutic modalities and on the tailoring of interventions to individual needs. As such this training in CBT is presented within a broader framework of critical and positive psychology.... [-]


Master clinical psychology and psychotherapy (M.Sc.)

Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2019 Germany Neuruppin

The master's degree Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.) aims psychology students the relevant technical knowledge and the necessary practical skills and abilities to convey that they need for future successful careers. [+]

​The Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc.) aims to teach psychology students the relevant technical knowledge and the necessary practical skills and abilities they need for future successful careers. Students should learn to deal with already while studying people with empathy and openness to bring a differentiated history to understand therapeutic plans and to describe and to apply methods of clinical diagnostics.

Possible occupational areas of activity are in psychosocial and medical facilities, in coaching, diagnosis and counseling, human resources, in the crime, traffic, sports and health psychology in media and communications, and in academic teaching and research.... [-]