Masters Programs in Clinical Psychology

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Clinical Psychology

A masters degree in clinical psychology is a post graduate degree that provides individuals wishing to work as clinical psychologists. The masters program seeks to aid the students in acquiring the understanding and competence in research, psychological theory and practice. However, emphasis is placed on developmental psychopathology, evidence-based treatments, community psychology, dissemination, and program evaluation with adolescents, children and families from diverse backgrounds. A student taking a master in clinical psychology is expected to have the skills to promote optimal levels of psychological functioning in order to decrease the levels of psychological stress. Through the masters program, the students are imparted with expertise in the assessment, diagnosis of problems, treatment and prevention of the behavioral and emotional problems. Some of these problems include: anxiety, stress, depression, relationship difficulties, adjustment to physical illness and substance abuse.

The masters program provides the graduates with the knowledge, skills, and the ethics relevant for the clinical psychology field. The program provides the necessary skills to the students through a combination of supervised practice, coursework and research; this helps polish the skills needed in the job market. Graduates training in the masters program are trained on the use of evidence-based practice models for use in their practice, both in health and in mental health settings.

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Master in Psychology: Psychological Intervention

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

This programme takes a multi-reference approach to various fields of psychological intervention (clinical psychology, health psychology, applied social psychology, developmental psychology). [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. Study programme The track Psychological Intervention provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and competencies in the field of psychological interventions. The programme includes both advanced theoretical, methodological, and applied aspects of psychological intervention research as well as practical on-the-job training. This programme takes a multi-reference approach to various fields of psychological intervention (clinical psychology, health psychology, applied social psychology, developmental psychology). The courses are carried out in close collaboration with nationally and internationally renowned scholars. Career opportunities Students will be thoroughly prepared for a career in psychological intervention and research. Career opportunities are multifarious, especially in the field of clinical psychology, educational psychology, and other fields of intervention as well as in research. Moreover, the best students can apply for a PhD-programme and enrol in a Doctoral School in the Faculty or they may enrol in the Master in Psychotherapy. [-]

Health Master's Degree In General Psychology

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Health Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca is an official program that enables for the regulated profession General Health Psychologist, [+]

Program Description The Master in Health Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca is an official program that enables for the regulated profession Psychologist General Health, which allows graduates / graduates who own, develop their professional activity or self-employed in the sector sanitary. GOALS The Master in Psychology General Health's main objective is to prepare students as competent professionals in the field of Health Psychology, with a generic profile and training in the skills outlined in the guidelines themselves of the health profession: Psychologist General Health. This preparation involves the acquisition of professional skills assessment, intervention and acquisition of basic skills from a scientific perspective. The Master is designed as an advanced applied attitudinal training, and specialized in a body of conceptual knowledge, procedural, technical and enable professionals navigate the field of health psychology and practice. Through the contents of this Master it is also intended basic research training and applied to the field of health, as well as critical and reflective capacities that result in an improvement in their professional practice. It is intended that students acquire the necessary skills to tackle the various problems that may arise in the exercise of the profession of Psychologist General Health, being able to take the necessary autonomy to make decisions for themselves, making use of scientific resources and professional necessary for this purpose. Students must acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for conducting research, evaluations and psychological interventions on aspects of behavior and activity of the people who influence the promotion... [-]

Master's Degree In Counseling And Psycho-diagnostics With Integrated Approach

Centro Studi Panta Rei
Campus Full time 252 hours October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists. Practical two-year path to learn the profession of psychologist in clinical and community integration, dialogue and openness between the psychological and much practice approaches are some keywords. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists. Practical two-year path to learn the profession of psychologist in clinical and community integration, dialogue and openness between the psychological and much practice approaches are some keywords. Strengths of our Master: We adopt a broad psychological view to increase the effectiveness / efficiency of the intervention. We provide more job opportunities because the counseling is used with the majority of clients / patients. We provide tools to be an "entrepreneur-professional" success There are projecting towards the future career: psychology is integration between psychological approaches and neuroscience. THE MASTER IN DETAIL A MASTER WITH A BASIC COGNITIVE - BEHAVIORAL AND INTEGRATED WITH A VISION AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER CURRENT PSYCHOLOGICAL. The cognitive-behavioral approach has significant scientific and experimental basis, is flexible, applicable in various fields working, efficient and effective. At the same time we take care of the integration between different theoretical lines that can give origin to interlacing and intellectually stimulating interventions. We are also fully convinced that our cognitive models of any type are present approximations to the truth rather than absolute truths and keep your eyes open on the landscape can only be beneficial in the development of mental flexibility. Some core competencies provided: Recognize and know how to handle situations of counseling or psychotherapy for the possible deployment Developing skills in designing psychological intervention Increase communication and interpersonal skills Learning to observe: the difference between observation, description and... [-]

MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster University Leiden
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Netherlands Leiden Austria Vienna China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Thailand Bangkok Beijing United Kingdom London + 11 more

The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its [+]

10% Early bird discount granted on first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2015. The mission of the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients. Viewing research and practice as interdependent and mutually supporting, the MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is based on the scientist-practitioner training model. The program is committed both (1) to preparing counseling psychologists for advanced doctoral studies in psychology and (2) to providing training and experience that prepare students for practice. Its goal is to train psychologists who have a sound knowledge of the bases of counseling and psychotherapy. Adopting a multicultural perspective, the program also emphasizes the importance of multicultural competence in both research and practice. The MA in psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology is ONLY available at the Webster University Vienna and Leiden campuses. To qualify as a professional psychologist or psychotherapist, a student may be required to complete additional education and licensure proceedings, depending on the national requirements of the country in which he/she wishes to... [-]

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 Singapore

The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice at a level sufficient to meet the criteria for registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia and Singapore. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The postgraduate programs in Clinical Psychology provide academic and practical postgraduate training for professional practice and a pathway for registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia and Singapore and membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. The programs in Australia and Singapore are accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) and graduates are eligible for membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. The professional programs encompass 3 main components: Academic Coursework The coursework modules are usually delivered in weekly teaching sessions and some may be delivered in workshop format (e.g. two 3-day workshops). Students are actively engaged in presentations, role-plays, practice assessments and group discussions. Supervised Practica There is a total of 1,000 practical hours for the Masters program, which are conducted in the JCU Singapore Psychology Clinic and in external clinical settings. Research Thesis A research project focusing on an area of clinical psychology is conducted and written up as a conventional research dissertation. Note: This program is only available for Singapore citizens, Singapore PR or Dependant Pass Holders Disclaimer: Please refer to the Psychology Board of Australia and Australian Psychological Society website for recent updates on registration as a practicing psychologist in Australia Subjects Year 1, Semester 1: 12 credit points Psychological Assessment Working with Clients Adult Psychopathology Evaluation and Research Year 1, Semester 2: 13 credit points Methods of Intervention 1 Child and Family Therapy Practicum 1 Research Thesis A Year 2, Semester 1: 13 credit points Health and Rehabilitation... [-]

MPhil in Psychology

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, work-life balance, and human-computer interaction, etc. [+]

MPhil in Psychology Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Teaching and research in the Department of Applied Psychology cover many exciting areas, including occupational health psychology, positive psychology, applied social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, and human-computer interaction, etc. Members of staff have internationally recognised expertise in the areas of: Occupational health psychology (occupational stress, work-life balance, psychology of safety, job insecurity) Positive psychology (positive emotion, positive leadership, psychological capital including resilience, self-efficacy, optimism and hope.) Cross-cultural psychology Applied social psychology Interpersonal communication Human error, human-computer interaction Human cognition Sensation and perception Application for Admission Applicants who are interested in seeking admission to the MPhil programme should apply to the University directly. Successful applicants will normally be provided with a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$15,540* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2016 to 27 January 2017. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of MPhil should normally: a. hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard awarded by a tertiary education institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or b. have obtained an equivalent qualification; or c. have provided satisfactory evidence of academic and professional attainment. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking... [-]

Master in Clinical Psychology for Individuals, Families and Organizations ( Taught in English)

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples and families, but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions and non-profit organizations. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. Objectives The purpose of the Degree is to prepare a new professional psychologist who is capable of dealing not only with the personal problems of individuals, couples and families, but also with work-related problems, their development in enterprises, institutions and non-profit organizations. Aside from lectures, courses are characterized by active learning through exercises, role plays and group work. Students will be given the tools to work in macro-social contexts, to promote a satisfactory balance between the needs of individual empowerment and business objectives, taking into account the sustainable development of business in both national and international contexts. In particular, they will receive adequate preparation to carrying out a selection of personnel, "team" and "one to one" coaching in companies, institutions and non-profit organizations, to handle issues related to the management of the decision-making process, of communication and of the social skills of organizations and institutions. Students will also learn to design preventive interventions aimed not only at individuals, couples and families but also at companies, institutions and non-profit organizations. [-]

Master In Institutional Clinical Psychopedagogy

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 18 months March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

The course provides training qualified professionals to work with competence and skill in institutional clinical educational psychology area, diagnosing and intervening in the children's learning difficulties, young people and adults in school and non-school, enabling thus the educational psychologist for advice and advice in different contexts related to the learning process, such as schools, businesses and hospitals, through theoretical and practical mastery of specific content area of ​​educational psychology. [+]

Differentials Course The course provides training professionals able to act with competence and skill in institutional clinical educational psychology area, diagnosing and intervening in the difficulties of learning of children, youths and adults in school and non-school, enabling thus the Psychopedagogists for Consulting and Advisory in different contexts related to the learning process, such as schools, businesses and hospitals, through theoretical and practical mastery of specific content area of ​​educational psychology. General objectives: To train professionals able to act with competence and skill in institutional clinical educational psychology area, diagnosing and intervening in the children's learning difficulties, young people and adults in school and non-school. Specific objectives: Enable educational psychologist for advice and advice in different contexts related to the learning process, such as schools, businesses and hospitals, through theoretical and practical mastery of specific content area of ​​educational psychology; Allow psicopedagogo know and diagnose learning disabilities, along with their causes, symptoms and treatments in order to act precisely in the treatment of the problems detected; Empower educational psychologist in the construction of psychoeducational intervention plans, through the assessment of family history and socio-educational of the individual; TARGET AUDIENCE The course is intended for graduates in Pedagogy, Psychology, Speech Therapy, Social Work, Medicine and related fields. METHODOLOGY The teaching methodology is at the discretion of each teacher, which may adopt different teaching strategies, defined in the respective educational programs (Education Plans), privileging case studies; games and simulations; conferences; lectures; seminars; directed studies; group work; practical classes in the laboratory; discussions... [-]

Masters in Psychology

University of Houston - Clear Lake
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Houston

The graduate program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts Degree. All aspects of the degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by our faculty for optimum learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings. The program is a vehicle for advanced study of human behavior. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The graduate program in Psychology leads to the Master of Arts Degree. All aspects of the degree are guided by the suggested curricula of the American Psychological Association and developed by our faculty for optimum learning in the classroom, laboratory, and applied settings. The program is a vehicle for advanced study of human behavior. Course work is taken primarily in psychology, but with faculty permission appropriate course work in the behavioral sciences may be allowed. Applicants should have strong undergraduate preparation in the Behavioral Sciences; those without a strong course background in Psychology may be required to take additional undergraduate course work at UHCL. The MA in Psychology requires 36 hours with a thesis or project, or 39 hours with the internship. The internship option can be used by, for example, by students wishing to teach at the community college level, managing human services agencies or research studies, or working in student services. This program does not prepare students to be qualified as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Program Requirements The course requirements can be found in the second half of the Psychology MA catalog entry. Concentrations A master's degree in General Psychology can further prepare students for working in human or government services. This degree will also prepare students for jobs that require technical skills in behavioral research and statistics. Students can also meet requirements to teach psychology to undergraduates. Students have the option to specialize in their graduate degree with concentrations in: Applied Cognitive... [-]

Master of Clinical Psychology (Research)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is intended for registered clinical psychologists, or students who have completed a registrable psychology degree, who wish to pursue a career in research or gain a competitive advantage in their career by completing an additional postgraduate qualification. Students gain research skills and expertise in their area of research interest, and demonstrate their outstanding academic ability and commitment to clinical psychology through the completion of the degree. [+]

This course provides students the opportunity to work with leading national and international researchers in their area of interest to develop and complete an original research project which contributes to knowledge. Students gain research training and skills, as well as developing extensive knowledge and expertise in an area of research. Students are supported by a strong and vibrant research culture, both within the school and the University, and have access to other researchers, a wide variety of workshops, the University library and research facilities.

This course is excellent preparation for those students who wish to pursue doctoral research study, a career in research or higher-level psychology positions. Career options include academic appointments, expanded practice roles, advisory positions and industry roles.... [-]


Doctor of Psychology in Military Clinical Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago Canada Vancouver + 1 more

The Adler School offers a Military Clinical Psychology track within the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology program. Today’s veterans have long been a marginalized population within society. Collectively they suffer above-average rates of [+]

Doctor of Psychology in Military Clinical Psychology

The Adler School offers a Military Clinical Psychology track within the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology program.Today’s veterans have long been a marginalized population within society. Collectively they suffer above-average rates of psychological problems, substance abuse, suicide, and chronic homelessness. One of the most recognized veteran populations is from the Vietnam War, a population of people who were often marginalized the minute they stepped off the plane following their combat tours of duty. Veterans of that war, as well as the veterans of the current conflicts, often experience challenges with reintegration into society, preparing for additional deployment, recovering from a traumatic injury, trying to further their education, and trying to manage all of the above while attempting to seek treatment for mental health or substance abuse problems. Our military, retirees, veterans, and their families can be greatly assisted by trained clinical psychologists.... [-]


Integrated Master in Psychology

University of Minho - School of Psychology
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Portugal Braga

The Integrated Masters in Psychology aims to allow for the acquisition of scientific knowledge on the basic areas of the discipline, as well as for the development of deeper knowledge in the applied areas of Psychology, including competencies for the use of methods and techniques of intervention and research in applied contexts. [+]

Academic degree: Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 10 curricular semesters Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Psychology INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS The Integrated Master’s in Psychology is designed to enable the acquisition of scientific knowledge in the basic areas and the development of advanced knowledge in the applied areas of psychology. The first three years – bachelor degree in Psychological Science, focus on the study of the basic psychological processes, as well as the techniques and methods used to study them, in the theories built to explain them and its applications in solving human problems. The applied cycle (two following years) assumes a logic of professional nature, seeking to promote competence assessment, intervention and research in specific fields of professional and scientific activity of psychology. Careers The graduates of the Integrated Masters in Psychology are enabled to carry out a professional internship under the responsibility of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (OPP), after which they will have access to the professional practice in the different areas of Psychology. [-]

Master's Degree In Clinical Psychology

La Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Campus Full time February 2018 Costa Rica San Pedro Heredia San José Perez Zeledón Cañas Puntarenas Paso Canoas Grecia Guápiles Ciudad Neily + 8 more

The Professional Master in Clinical Psychology is aimed at graduates and graduates in psychology interested in specializing in the provision of psychodiagnostic and psychotherapy, both within the public and private sectors. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. The Latin University of Costa Rica is the country's largest private university and has positioned itself with a high prestige in academic circles. A graduate level in the area of ​​Psychology, Universidad Latina offers three master's degrees: Master of Educational Psychology, Master of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and MA in Clinical Psychology. The Professional Master in Clinical Psychology is aimed at graduates and graduates in psychology interested in specializing in the provision of psychodiagnostic and psychotherapy, both within the public and private sectors. It will provide expertise and professional conceptual and applied to intervene in the prevention tools, assessment and treatment of various psychological disorders of children, adolescents and adults. GENERAL PURPOSE Train specialized professionals in the field of Clinical Psychology and Community Mental Health, able to contribute to the development of Costa Rican society through the prevention, investigation, detection and implementation of psychological strategies to constantly improve the mental health of the population . Requisitos: Original and copy of the title of secondary education. Original and copy of bachelor's degree in psychology. Original and copy of identity card. 2 passport size photographs. Curriculum vitae. Headquarters: San Pedro professional field: The graduate Career Master in Clinical Psychology from the Latin University of Costa Rica will have a comprehensive training with solid knowledge in the field of promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorders as well as expertise in subject of interest for this discipline as crisis intervention, psychology of natural disasters, neuropsychology, psychopharmacology, and... [-]

Master in Psychology (2 Years)

University of Social Sciences and Humanities - SWPS
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Poland Warsaw

Clinical Psychology integrates science, theory, and practice to understand, predict, and reduce maladjustment, disability, and distress as well as to support personal development. [+]

Master in Psychology (2 Years) Clinical Psychology integrates science, theory, and practice to understand, predict, and reduce maladjustment, disability, and distress as well as to support personal development. Clinical Psychology is a broad approach to human problems consisting of diagnosis, assessment, evaluation, consultation, treatment, prevention and research with regard to various populations (children, adults, families, couples and groups). For Whom? The program is appropriate for students who have obtained undergraduate degrees in Psychology as well as for those who hold their Bachelor's degree in area other than Psychology and with a limited exposure to the field. The latter are obliged to complete two additional compensatory undergraduate psychology modules (i.e. Personality Psychology, Psychology of emotion or Developmental Psychology) tailored to student's specific prior education. Upon admission each students will be informed about particular modules he/she should attend. These modules are free of charge and need to be completed during the first year of the studies. Advantages Clinical Psychology is an unique mixture of clinical and research training program with strong cross-cultural aspects. Studying Clinical Psychology in English brings you up-to date with the latest textbooks and standards in psychological practice. Detailed Program Description The first year of the program provides an intensive theoretical education accompanied by some clinical applications in certain modules. Students are expected to acquire extensive knowledge on child and adult psychopathology and possess basic understanding and skills in psychological help, assessment and clinical research. Students start their MA thesis in the second semester. On the second year, majority... [-]

Master of General Psychology

European Polytechnical University
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Bulgaria Pernik

The MA program in General Psychology is designed to ensure experience in understanding and conducting psychological research and ensures a number of options for future career development. [+]

Masters in Clinical Psychology. Master of General Psychology ADMISSION: on documents; REQUIREMENTS: applicants with acquired Bachelor degree on Psychology or similar humanitarian programs, higher education, recognized in EU; average rating of the Diploma - Good; document for English language proficiency. DURATION: 1,5 years (3 semesters). DIPLOMA: Master of General Psychology The graduates of the MA in General Psychology: will have in-depth knowledge of current theoretical and methodological approaches and developments in the field of psychology; will be able to think critically and substantiated about key issues in psychology; will be able to conduct research in areas related to psychology; will be equipped with the theoretical and practical knowledge that is relevant to positions in education, business, research, and counselling. General Psychology provides students with a foundation of a wide range of psychological concepts, critical thinking skills and ability to apply knowledge gained toward a better understanding of psychological phenomena in daily life. The MA program in General Psychology is designed to ensure experience in understanding and conducting psychological research and ensures a number of options for future career development, i.e. human relations, marketing, advertising, management, education, and business. Programme offers an overview of the entire field of psychology. It outlines the underlying principles and approaches believed to guide human behavior, including biological factors, learning, memory, social cognition, intelligence, emotion, and personality. Students who have completed this programme will be expected to: evaluate the quality of information with an open but critical mind/ demonstrate knowledge and understanding of biological mechanisms of... [-]