Masters Programs in Psychotherapy

Compare 6 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

The CIIS Drama Therapy program is one of only three 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. [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. MA in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Drama Therapy Freedom and possibility are two key words that begin to describe the essence of drama therapy. Life is finite; there are only so many experiences we can have. But in drama, the opportunities and options are endless, enabling us to dive more deeply into the richness of life. And when the dramas are authentic and "real," they have the power to affect, and even alter, our real lives profoundly. For the past thirty years, we have been investigating how therapeutically adapted dramatic processes work over time to heal wounds, facilitate lasting change, and help people reach their highest potential. -Renée Emunah, Program Founder/Director The program allowed me to tap into the limitless storehouse of compassion, imagination, play, and resiliency inside of me and helped me channel all that into my fullest potential as a therapist and human being. It was an all-encompassing and transformative experience. As a storyteller, scholar, and now clinician, the impacts of the Drama Therapy program at CIIS will continue to serve me professionally and reverberate through me and those with whom I come into contact. -Aileen Cho, Program Alumna, MA (2012) One of my most life changing experiences! The Drama Therapy program at CIIS gave me the personal and clinical resources I needed to become a skilled therapist, while remaining in touch with my artist self. -Dorothy Lemoult, Program Alumna, MA (2011) The CIIS Drama Therapy program is one of only three master's... [-]

Master In Relaxation And Integrated Psychotherapeutic Techniques

Centro Studi Panta Rei
Campus Full time 85 hours January 2018 Italy Milan

This Master (17th edition -2017) is reserved for psychology graduates (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists and psychotherapists, medical graduates with psychological training (specialized or specializing in clinical psychology, psychiatry, neurology). [+]

This Master is open to graduates in psychology (bachelor's and / or second level), psychologists and psychotherapists, medical graduates with psychological training (specialized or specializing in clinical psychology, psychiatry, neurology). The keywords are: basic psycho-physiological relaxation, ability to practice the techniques on yourself, patient and group management, flexibility in the application of techniques and contraindications of relaxation techniques, design of relaxation courses. Comparison between practical and psychological modification techniques (relaxation, biofeedback, hypnosis, meditation). Participate in our master means: Acquire techniques applied with excellent results in various fields of psychology (particularly clinical, wellness, sports, work) and used in all the major psychological orientations (eg, cognitive-behavioral approach, systemic-relational psychoanalysis, humanistic). Projecting into the future career: psychology is integration between psychological approaches and neuroscience. Testimonials previous editions students "The relaxation has been for me a great tool. It allowed me to discover myself better, to understand my core values, to focus on my goals, to live passionately my job. It has also allowed us to walk through life with greater confidence and self-esteem ... "(Valentina Morizio)" I honestly would not recommend the master to all, unconditionally. Definitely recommend to those who, at this time, feel they have the resources to open up to the discovery, or rediscovery, of aspects of themselves. "(Sara Girotti)" A professionally challenging, intense and engaging personal work, a challenging course ... "(Agnese Olivato)" This course is a real inner journey, in search of a tool that can bring peace, stability, making you remember that your body is a machine... [-]

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

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. 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. Admisión A quién se dirige Este programa se dirige a psicólogos que están cursando el título de Máster en Psicología General Sanitaria, así como a otros psicólogos que desean obtener una especialización en terapia cognitivo-conductuales con niños y adolescentes en sus respectivos contextos de trabajo, interesados en adquirir las habilidades y capacidades específicas para realizar un trabajo riguroso en el abordaje de los problemas de salud mental infanto-juvenil. Proceso de admisión y requisitos: Se requiere estar en posesión del título de licenciado o graduado en psicología o en medicina (habiendo obtenido en esa formación al menos 90 créditos de contenido sanitario) así como tener un buen expediente. Tras la presentación del impreso de admisión junto con la documentación requerida, se citará al candidato a una entrevista personal en la que se valorará la adecuación de su perfil a los requisitos necesarios para... [-]

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

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 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. Admission To whom it is addressed 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. Study regime The completion of the entire program is a full-time, where attending classes and practices combine with staff student work from the guidelines set by the teacher. Admission process and requirements It is required to be in possession of a degree or graduate in psychology or medicine (having obtained in this training at least 90 credits of health content) as well as having a... [-]

Master in Music Therapy

ESMUC Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona

Music is inherent to human beings and is a means of expression, development, health and cohesion for people. Music Therapy is a scientifically based professional specialty which uses music to improve the lives of people with special needs in educational, health and social domains. [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. Introduction Music is inherent to human beings and is a means of expression, development, health and cohesion for people. Music Therapy is a scientifically based professional specialty which uses music to improve the lives of people with special needs in educational, health and social domains. If you: Believe in the potential of music Are interested in the world of education and in learning new resources to help children with special educational needs. Want to open new channels of communication with people with mental disorders. Wish to specialize in working with patients with Alzheimer's and other dementias, stimulating their memory, aiding their orientation and helping them to reconnect with themselves. Feel that you’d really like to help relieve the suffering of people in hospital. Want to contribute to improving the quality of life of people through music. In Esmuc you’ll acquire the skills that will help you develop as a Music Therapist, and you’ll experience the profession from the first moment, with professionals who currently work in leading specialized centres, and with the best teachers and researchers in each field. Objectives The purpose of this programme is to train professional music therapists within an environment of musical excellence, so they can work in a variety of areas such as education, health and the community. The learning process of students in this master will lead to a preparation which should ensure their professional competence together with the enhancement and optimization of their personal development. The training provides the future... [-]

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 counsellor. The programme reviews and [+]

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 counsellor. The programme reviews and considers the different perspectives and orientations within the field of counselling as well as some of the fundamentals of mental health assessment. The skills of counselling 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. ... [-]