Masters Programs in Psychotherapy

Compare 10 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 in integrated relaxation and psychotherapeutic techniques

Centro Studi Panta Rei
Campus Full time 85 hours September 2019 Italy Milan

This Master is reserved for graduates in psychology (first and / or second level degree), psychologists and psychotherapists, graduates in medicine with psychological training (specialized or specializing in clinical psychology, psychiatry, neurology). [+]

This Master is reserved for graduates in psychology (first and / or second level degree), psychologists and psychotherapists, graduates in medicine with psychological training (specialized or specializing in clinical psychology, psychiatry, neurology).

The keywords are: psychophysiological basis of relaxation, ability to practice techniques on oneself, patient and group management, flexibility in the application of techniques and contraindications of relaxation techniques, planning of relaxation courses. Comparison and practice between techniques of psychological modification (relaxation, biofeedback, hypnosis, meditation).

Participating in our master means:Acquire applied techniques with excellent results in various areas of psychology (in particular clinical, wellness, sport, work) and used in all the main psychological orientations (for example: cognitive-behavioral approach, systemic-relational, psychoanalysis, humanistic).To project towards the professional future: lapsychology is integration between psychological approaches and neurosciences.... [-]

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 Third Generation Psychological Therapies

VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Online 1 year April 2019 Spain Valencia

A new group of therapies has emerged from the behavioral tradition. These therapies do not focus on the elimination, change or alteration of the problem situations but on relating the patient to them in order to achieve a better assimilation and adaptation. The International University of Valencia is a pioneer in offering an official master's degree focused on Third Generation Therapies. [+]

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A new group of therapies has emerged from the behavioral tradition. These therapies do not focus on the elimination, change or alteration of the problem situations but on relating the patient to them in order to achieve a better assimilation and adaptation. The International University of Valencia is a pioneer in offering an official master's degree focused on Third Generation Therapies.

Definition of the Master's Degree in Third Generation Psychological Therapies

In this Master's Degree in Third Generation Psychological Therapies, the different psychological techniques of the third wave of cognitive-behavioral psychology are studied and deepened from the clinical and research scope. It reveals the positive general effects of each of the techniques and indicates when it is appropriate to choose one or the other. The research orientation allows to develop the learning of the methodology of scientific research, as well as the search and critical analysis of relevant information in this field of study.... [-]


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 in Counseling & Psychotherapy

University of Saint Joseph
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Macau China Hefei + 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.... [-]


Master in Victimology and its Integral Treatment with Victims at Risk of Vulnerability

INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Online Full time Part time 9 months September 2019 Spain Madrid Zamora + 2 more

The master's degree in Victimology and its Integral Treatment with Victims at Risk of Vulnerability is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna and Space plan European Higher Education (EHEA). This master's degree is endorsed by the Victimology Foundation. [+]

Presentation

The master's degree in Victimology and its Integral Treatment with Victims at Risk of Vulnerability is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna and Space plan European Higher Education (EHEA). This master's degree is endorsed by the Victimology Foundation.

This master in victimology was born with the purpose of studying the current tendencies and victimological phenomena and of the repair systems as a form of prevention against future victimizations.

Curriculum of the Official Master in VictimologyFundamentals of VictimologyPrinciples of Law in Victimological PracticeRelational Attitudes between Criminology and VictimologyVictimology and Legal and Forensic MedicineAssistance in Victim Psychology in the Treatment of VictimsDyingdogmaticThe position of the Victim in the National and International RegulationsRestorative Justice and Criminal Mediation in Situations of VictimizationComprehensive Intervention by the Security Forces with Victims of CrimesVictims of TerrorismVulnerable Victims: Gender Violence and Child VictimizationPhenomenology of the New Processes of Victimization and DevictimizationResearch Methodology in Social SciencesFinal Master's Project (TFM)Titling of the Official Master in Victimology... [-]

Master's Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Online Campus Full time Part time October 2019 Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia Mexico Culiacán + 5 more

The Master in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy gives you the necessary skills for the evaluation, diagnosis, intervention and prevention of mental health disorders of greater prevalence in the child and adolescent population from a cognitive behavioral orientation. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Online - ValenciaHours: Weekend

Qualification: Master's Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy issued by ISEP

The Master in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy gives you the necessary skills for the evaluation, diagnosis, intervention and prevention of mental health disorders of greater prevalence in the child and adolescent population from a cognitive behavioral orientation.

The program also trains you for the effective application of intervention and prevention tools in the case of drug dependencies , adapting them to each case in particular, and introduces you to the techniques of clinical neuropsychological examination for children to recognize and describe possible injuries or brain dysfunctions , that they attend with a certain cognitive and / or behavioral alteration.... [-]


Master in Therapeutic Psychopedagogy

Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP
Online Campus Part time October 2019 Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia Mexico Culiacán + 4 more

The Master in Therapeutic Psychopedagogy offers concrete answers to new educational challenges. The interculturality in the classrooms and the inclusion of students with learning difficulties poses a new scenario in which the psycho-pedagogical professional is the key element to achieve a more inclusive and transversal educational system. [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Online - Valencia

Hours: Weekend

Qualification: Master in Therapeutic Psychopedagogy issued by ISEP

The Master in Therapeutic Psychopedagogy offers concrete answers to new educational challenges. The interculturality in the classrooms and the inclusion of students with learning difficulties poses a new scenario in which the psycho-pedagogical professional is the key element to achieve a more inclusive and transversal educational system.

With practical exemplifications and diagnostic and intervention guidelines both in the early childhood and primary and secondary stages, the master presents psychopedagogical resources for interculturality, tools for diagnosis and intervention in behavioral disorders, mediation techniques in the resolution of conflicts and training in neuroeducation and educational coaching .... [-]


M.S. in Speech Language Pathology

Syracuse University - College of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Syracuse

The M.S. program in speech-language pathology is a nationally ranked, accredited program with a long history of excellence. While pursuing a speech-language pathology degree, students have the opportunity to work with researchers in state-of-the-art laboratories and to learn from certified speech-language pathologists whose expertise cover all areas of speech and language across the lifespan. [+]

The M.S. program in speech-language pathology is a nationally ranked, accredited program with a long history of excellence. While pursuing a speech-language pathology degree, students have the opportunity to work with researchers in state-of-the-art laboratories and to learn from certified speech-language pathologists whose expertise cover all areas of speech and language across the lifespan. In addition, the location of the University provides students opportunities to gain clinical experience in diagnosis and treatment with a wide variety of clinical populations. The M.S. program provides both substantive knowledge and practical experience through a carefully selected sequence of academic study, clinical practice, and research training. Students are prepared for a professional career in diagnosis and management of individuals with speech and language disorders.... [-]


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Drama Therapy

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 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). ... [-]