Masters Programs in Psychotherapy

Compare 5 Masters Programs in Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy

A masters degree in psychotherapy program takes two to three years and seeks to impart knowledge to students on a number of areas, all intended to provide the students with the techniques that are necessary in the improvement of an individuals’ overall mental health.

The masters program is an appealing program for people who are interested in pursuing careers as therapists, counselors, or psychotherapists. With mental illnesses more common than people tend to think, a masters degree in psychotherapy ensures that it provides the society with competent medical professions to handle the mental illness cases in the society. Some of the various theories taught to students in the program include: trauma theory, intersubjectivity theory, self psychology, and memory systems theory. These theories are taught with a focus that is centered around self, the emphatic mode of listening, unconscious traumatic memory systems and notions of boundary formation.

A masters degree in psychotherapy prepares graduates for careers in a variety of fields. One of the main fields the graduates are prepared for is counseling. The theoretical aspects are balanced with the practical application of the techniques taught in the program.

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Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Drama Therapy

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA San Francisco

Our program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and psychotherapists. [+]

MA in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Drama Therapy

For over 30 years, the CIIS Drama Therapy program has been exploring how therapeutically adapted dramatic processes work over time to heal wounds, facilitate lasting change, and help people reach their highest potential. Our program integrates experiential, didactic, and clinical courses in a carefully paced and sequenced curriculum, to train students to become personally and culturally aware, attuned, and competent drama therapists and psychotherapists.

The Drama Therapy program is one of only several master's programs in the United States both regionally accredited and approved by the North American Drama Therapy Association, and is one of only a handful of such programs in the world. Ours is the only program that offers a path to national licensure (LPCC). ... [-]


Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Spain Madrid

This Master's Degree is professionally orientated, based on the real demand of psychologists specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents. Psychologists who are qualified to work in the health sector with a current and top-quality perspective in addressing the problems of child mental health. [+]

Máster en Terapia Cognitivo-Conductual con niños y adolescentes

Como consecuencia de la regulación de la profesión de Psicólogo General Sanitario (Disposición adicional séptima de la Ley General de Salud Pública ), los alumnos que desean ejercer la psicología en el ámbito sanitario o clínico deben cursar el Máster profesionalizante (MPGS) o bien especializarse a través de la vía de Psicólogo Especialista en Psicología Clínica (PIR). Ambas opciones ofrecen una formación completa y amplia en cuestiones generales de la profesión de psicólogo clínico o sanitario, pero son muchos los alumnos que desean además una preparación más específica y profunda en intervención terapéutica con niños y adolescentes.... [-]


Master's Degree In Humanistic Psychotherapy And Experiential Psychotherapy Focused On Emotion

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Spain Madrid

This program psychologists who are pursuing the Master's Degree in Health General Psychology, as well as other psychologists or physicians who wish to obtain a specialization in humanistic psychotherapy in their work contexts, interested in a deeper understanding of human beings and their addresses being in the world. [+]

Master in Humanistic Psychotherapy Experiential Psychotherapy and Emotion Focused

As a result of the regulation of the profession of Psychologist General Health, students who wish to practice psychology in health or clinical setting should take the professionalizing Master (MPGS) or specialize by way of Psychologist Specialist in Clinical Psychology (PIR ). Both routes offer a complete and extensive training on general issues of the profession of clinical or health psychologist, but many students also want a deeper specialization in models of humanistic psychotherapy. Moreover, Focused Psychotherapy Emotion is currently the head of humanistic psychotherapy internationally recognized. Therefore, the program is designed in line with the 3 levels of training provided by the team Lelsie Greenberg at York University Psychology Clinic, so that the basis for an internationally recognized training are based.... [-]


Master's Degree In Psychological Therapies Third Generation

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year April 2018 Spain Valencia

The research orientation allows developing learning the methodology of scientific research as well as search and critical analysis of relevant information in the field of study of psychology and more specifically in psychological therapies Third Generation. [+]

Psychological Therapies Master in Third Generation

The research orientation allows developing learning the methodology of scientific research as well as search and critical analysis of relevant information in the field of study of psychology and more specifically in psychological therapies Third Generation.

Career prospects Psychological therapy edge therapies of different kinds of psychological pathologies Psychological trauma intervention Intervention in childhood and families with psychosocial problems Municipal Intervention Psychology Cabinets Development of advanced clinical practice to PIR, addictive behaviors units, nursing homes, associations of chronic patients, etc. Practices ... [-]

Master in Counseling & Psychotherapy

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Macau China Anhui + 1 more

The Master in Counselling and Psychotherapy aims to provide students with both the knowledge and skills necessary in order for them to become an effective psychological counselor. [+]

The Master in Counselling and Psychotherapy aims to provide students with both the knowledge and skills necessary in order for them to become an effective psychological counselor. The program reviews and considers the different perspectives and orientations within the field of counseling as well as some of the fundamentals of mental health assessment. The skills of counseling are explored within a range of different therapeutic areas together with an opportunity to put these skills into practice.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a licentiate degree from an accredited university or equivalent. The licentiate is the equivalent of a typical bachelor degree in the North America, the UK and Australia. Applicants must also demonstrate adequate English proficiency.... [-]