Master's Program in Counseling in Canada

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Are you looking for a satisfying career in which you can genuinely help the public and improve their lives? You’ll have a bearing on what you pick up in clinical environments to cash in on first hand experience under the supervision of faculty and practicing mentors.

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Top Master Programs in Counseling in Canada 2019

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Master in Marriage and Family Counseling

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2019 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling program is designed to prepare highly-skilled, entry-level therapists with specialized expertise in treating couples and families. [+]

MA in Marriage and Family Counseling

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling program is designed to prepare highly-skilled, entry-level therapists with specialized expertise in treating couples and families. Students are trained to perceive individuals, couples, and families from a system's perspective. The clinically-intensive coursework and practicum experiences provide students with strong conceptual, assessment, treatment planning, and intervention skills based on the major models of couple and family therapy.

Marriage and family therapists work with individuals, couples, and families in a wide variety of clinical settings including hospitals, schools, substance abuse treatment programs, community mental health centers, correctional institutions, residential treatment programs and private practice. The ability to work with families is particularly valuable for clinicians treating children and adolescents.... [-]


Master in Counseling & Organizational Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2019 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Arts in Counseling & Organizational Psychology program combines the theories and skills of counseling psychology with organizational theory, design, and development to prepare graduates to provide counseling and intervention for individuals, couples, families, work groups, and organizations. [+]

MA in Counseling & Organizational Psychology

The Master of Arts in Counseling & Organizational Psychology program combines the theories and skills of counseling psychology with organizational theory, design, and development to prepare graduates to provide counseling and intervention for individuals, couples, families, work groups, and organizations. Upon graduation, you will be trained and qualified to be an entry-level counselor with skills in assessing and providing intervention:

In organizational settings on the level of the individual, in a selection, leadership development, executive coaching, career assessment, and counseling. On the workgroup level, in team assessment, team issue resolution, and team building. On the organizational level, in talent audits, needs analysis, strategic planning, and organizational design and development. ... [-]

Master in Art Therapy

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2019 Canada Vancouver

Deep respect for individual integrity; strong conviction about the healing dimension of the creative process; a commitment to helping people—these are the qualities of a successful art therapist. [+]

MA in Art Therapy

Deep respect for individual integrity; strong conviction about the healing dimension of the creative process; a commitment to helping people—these are the qualities of a successful art therapist. The Adler School’s Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology: Art Therapy program will help you develop them.

The program combines traditional counseling theories and techniques with an understanding of the psychological aspects of the creative process. The program prepares graduates to work in a variety of clinical, educational, and social service settings with diverse populations. These settings include medical and psychiatric hospitals, primary and secondary schools, wellness centers, children’s agencies, correctional facilities, geriatric settings, drug and alcohol treatment programs, community mental health centers, and violence shelters.... [-]


Master of Counselling

University of Lethbridge
Campus 3 years September 2019 Canada Lethbridge

As a Master of Counselling student, you will experience a distance program designed to prepare you for a career as a Canadian Certified Counsellor or Registered Psychologist. [+]

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As a Master of Counselling student, you will experience a distance program designed to prepare you for a career as a Canadian Certified Counsellor or Registered Psychologist. In this program you will:

be part of a diverse, distributed learning community, receive a quality education through a blend of online courses and face-to-face components (summer institutes and practicum seminars), experience supervised practice in counseling psychology settings, benefit from a personal and supportive learning environment, study with experienced faculty and practicing counselors.

The 12-course Master of Counselling program is completed over three years in a blended delivery format. Summer term includes an online portion, as well as a two-week face-to-face component in July. Fall and spring courses are offered online. On-campus accommodation is available.... [-]