Masters Programs in Psychotherapy

Compare 24 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 Psychology-psychotherapies

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

The training provides practical knowledge on the various research methodologies (experimental, clinical, statistical, cognitive and behavioral). [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. "Moroccans are increasingly waiting for psychological accompaniment to improve their quality of life. Morocco now has only a few hundred psychologists and psychotherapists, these health professionals are in great demand. "The psychologist is a mental health professional who specializes in the understanding and treatment of human behavior, mental processes, perception, emotional life, thought construction, memory, communication and Interpersonal relationships. The psychotherapist is a health professional, psychologist in general, who has acquired a theoretical and practical training. This not only allows him to work on his own difficulties, which is essential to practice in the clinic, but also to appropriate a method of work and tools that will allow him to exercise in an ethical manner. The skills of psychologists are demanded everywhere. Whether they are clinical psychologists, school psychologists or occupational psychologists, these professionals work in institutions and with diverse audiences. PRESENTATION The Psychology-Psychotherapy training is a Bac + 3 (Bachelor's degree) and a Bac + 5 (Master's) course. The specificity of the Bac + 3 level license proposed at the International University of Casablanca is the balanced share between the different disciplines: Fundamental, social and educational psychology Clinical Psychology Psychology of childhood, juvenile and adult development Cognitive psychology Psychoanalysis Psychophysiology, Neuropsychology Psychopathology and Psychiatry The training also provides practical knowledge on the various research methodologies (experimental, clinical, statistical, cognitive and behavioral). For the Master level, the training aims to acquire special skills in the different currents in psychology, as well as a deepening and mastery in... [-]

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time September 2017 USA San Francisco

At CIIS, expressive arts therapy refers to a therapeutic approach with individuals, couples, families, groups, and community-based programs that integrates a wide range of arts modalities in the service of human growth, development and healing. [+]

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy The Expressive Arts Therapy Program is still accepting applications for Fall, 2015! What is Expressive Arts Therapy? At CIIS, expressive arts therapy refers to a therapeutic approach with individuals, couples, families, groups, and community-based programs that integrates a wide range of arts modalities in the service of human growth, development and healing. It takes a multi-arts or multimodal approach, integrating painting, drawing, sculpture, dance/movement, music, drama, ritual, poetry, and prose within therapeutic encounters. Expressive arts therapists seek to build a compassionate, supportive, and culturally-sensitive relationship with clients. The expressive arts become the medium through which clients can explore and potentially transform emotional, social, spiritual, and relational issues; identify strengths; and experience new creative insights. Expressive arts therapy processes are used successfully in almost all psychotherapeutic contexts, ranging from work with people faced with chronic and persistent mental health challenges, to the facilitation of human growth and potential. Mission The EXA@CIIS program educates and trains the future leaders of the Expressive Arts therapy field. We use the power of the arts as tools for human development & healing, psycho-spiritual growth, social change, and empowered self-agency. This This is accomplished through an innovative Scholar-Artist-Practitioner model bridging gaps between academic knowledge, clinical practice and community engagement with the arts at the center. Our faculty considers each student to be a unique contributor to the learning community due to their diverse backgrounds, experience and interests. A Comprehensive Training in Counseling and Psychotherapy The... [-]

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Drama Therapy

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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 Clinical Physiology - Cardiology (MSc)

Middlesex University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London UK Online + 2 more

Cardiac physiologists record and analyse physiological data to diagnose and treat cardiac disease. They play an essential role in healthcare, saving many lives and improving many more. Cardiac physiologists in hospitals deal with patients first hand, meaning they need not only highly specialised knowledge and excellent analytical abilities but good people skills. [+]

Why study MSc Cardiac Physiology at Middlesex? Our Biomedical and Biological Science courses have a burgeoning international reputation, due to our world-class research in areas including biomarkers, public health and biomodelling. The university is home to the Centre for Investigative and Diagnostic Oncology, which has pioneered techniques for cancer diagnosis and treatment, including our breakthrough in the development of a vaccine for bladder cancer. Our teaching and research facilities surpass those at some UK medical schools, and our course will provide you with both in-depth practical experience and comprehensive, up- to-date theoretical knowledge. Our specialist clinical physiology laboratory houses a wide range of diagnostic equipment and is run by experienced practitioners. As well as attending practical classes in the lab, you'll be able to use it for independent study and research, and will have access to specialist journals. Course highlights - As well as a sound knowledge of how different problems affect the heart, and modern diagnostic and research techniques, you'll develop the critical analysis skills needed for literature reviews and an understanding of relevant ethical issues. - Our unique leadership and management module will give you additional skills to help you progress up the career ladder. You'll cover leadership and management theory, health and safety, quality control, research and statistical methods. - Our staff are supportive and hands-on – ever-ready with advice on your studies, they're also known for their strong pastoral care and for going the extra mile for their students. All our teaching staff are involved in... [-]

Master of Occupational Therapy

Bond University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Robina

Occupational therapy (OT) is a dynamic and diverse profession, enabling people and communities to overcome barriers imposed by illness, injury, disability, psychological impairment, developmental delay or the aging and dying process. With a focus on functional outcomes, OT's are practical problem solvers and have a broad perspective of health and wellbeing, underpinned by a solid scientific base. OT's are in high demand in hospitals, mental health, aged care, disability and rehabilitation environments. It is predicted that the demand for OT's will rise significantly with the introduction of the National Disability Scheme in Australia (NDIS). [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS A degree in health sciences or other related degree; specific coursework required; plus transcripts of primary degree and specific subject outlines. Applicants who do not meet the pre-requisite subject requirements may complete bridging subjects prior to entry. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Master of Occupational Therapy is designed to produce highly competitive graduates with comprehensive clinical skills as well as possessing a solid business acumen and research experience. It is the first Occupational Therapy master's in Australia to offer you the opportunity to complete a clinical research project or undertake business electives in preparation for a career in private practice. You will engage in research training before specialising in one of two elective pathways: Clinically-focused Research Pathway - the clinically focused research pathway culminates in an individual research project that may be eligible for publication. This pathway prepares you for entry into higher research degrees and careers in research and academia, as well as bolstering research networks; or Business-focused Research Pathway - enables you to undertake business electives that will enable you to undertake management roles, and better prepare you to work in the growing private sector. The pathway culminates in an industry research project where you will apply both research and business skills. You will be taught by academics and industry staff who are current practising clinicians with up to date industry knowledge. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Learning and teaching methodology The Master of Occupational Therapy combines lectures, tutorials, workshops, case studies, fieldwork and simulation to embed the... [-]

Master's Degree In Neuroscience

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The master's degree in neuroscience aims to offer a program aimed at the advanced training of researchers in the field of neuroscience, which is capable of responding to the challenges posed by the European Higher Education Area in the field of postgraduate. It provides the theoretical and experimental bases necessary for the completion of the Doctoral Thesis in the field of Neuroscience. [+]

Introduction The Master of Neuroscience Was implemented in the 2006-2008 biennium, with authorization by the Xunta de Galicia 8/11/2006 (DOGA 16/11/2006) as a degree offered by the Official Neuroscience Postgraduate Program. Why study the degree The master's degree in neuroscience aims to offer a program aimed at the advanced training of researchers in the field of neuroscience, which is capable of responding to the challenges posed by the European Higher Education Area in the field of postgraduate. It provides the theoretical and experimental bases necessary for the completion of the Doctoral Thesis in the field of Neuroscience. The achievement of these objectives is intended to be achieved through general and specific competences, in accordance with what is established in Royal Decree 1393/2007. What is learned It will be ensured that all students: Know the fundamentals of neuroscience and subjects of the same object of interest. Know and know how to use the experimental techniques of the neuroscience fields of interest. They possess a degree of specialization, which means the knowledge of specific problems, theories and techniques, in at least one field of neuroscience. Know how to read and obtain relevant information from scientific publications. Know how to apply acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to neuroscience. Be able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments from information that, incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.... [-]

University Master's Degree In Disability And Dependency

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The Master's Degree in Disability and Dependency is a title of the Faculty of Physical Therapy. Its teaching load is equivalent to 60 ETCS (annual). It belongs to the branch of knowledge of Health Sciences, has a research orientation that agglutinates different disciplines, and that are shaped in the form of two specialties: [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. Introduction The Master's Degree in Disability and Dependency Is a title of the Faculty of Physiotherapy. Its teaching load is equivalent to 60 ETCS (annual). It belongs to the branch of knowledge of Health Sciences, has a research orientation that agglutinates different disciplines, and that are shaped in the form of two specialties: Psychological intervention in disability and dependency : its curricular structure is characterized by a comprehensive approach, ranging from early care and intervention in developmental disorders, to cognitive impairment and family and care problems arising from situations of Disability and dependence, as well as strategies for their adequate prevention. Functional rehabilitation in disability and dependency : this specialty is structured in such a way as to provide students with advanced training in the functional rehabilitation of processes that lead to disability and dependence, such as cardio-respiratory, neurological dysfunctions or involving the presence of chronic pain. In addition, the student is trained in the management and evaluation of socio-health resources in this area, providing him with knowledge on technologies to support people with disabilities. Why study the degree The program offers enough versatility to be of interest to a wide variety of students from different degrees in the socio-health field who present training preferences focused specifically on the field of research in the field of disability and dependency, since A point of view of both the assistance, the psychosocial intervention or the management of resources. Through this program, graduates who have completed 240 ECTS, from any... [-]

Master of Psychiatry

The University of Melbourne - Online
Online Part time 3 years January 2018 Australia Australia Online

With the need to improve the delivery of psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the renowned Master of Psychiatry course is now being offered online using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest cutting-edge theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. You will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in our community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness. [+]

With the need to improve the delivery of psychiatric care to a broader cross section of the community, the renowned Master of Psychiatry course is now being offered online using the latest technology and interactive learning platforms. Delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and fully accredited by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), students will be encouraged to explore the latest theoretical concepts in psychiatry and their relationship to clinical practice. You will also develop a broad understanding of the cultural and sociocultural differences that exist in our community and geographical region and their relationship to individuals and mental illness. If you are a medical practitioner who is looking for the opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills in psychiatry, then this course is for you. At Australia's #1 University, your online learning experience will be enriched by regular feedback from your lecturers and tutors as well as real-time sessions where you speak with the instructor and fellow students. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa. Who the course is for This course is for dedicated medical practitioners with an interest in treating patients with mental illness who are looking to satisfy the Formal Education course requirements of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the core and specialties of psychiatry in order to provide outstanding clinical care to patients. Career outcomes As a graduate of this... [-]

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). [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. 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... [-]

Master's Degree In General Psychology Health

CES Cardenal Cisneros
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Madrid

CES Cardenal Cisneros teaches the Master in General Health Psychology from the academic year 2015/2016 with the collaboration of major health centers specializing in mental health, as the Lopez-Ibor Clinic Hospitals Esquerdo Sanatorium, Benito Menni Care Complex and Casta Guadarrama, or Day Hospital Psychiatric Institute Montreal, with the aim of providing a comprehensive education and prepare students for integration into the labor market with the official title of General Health Psychologist. [+]

Presentación Our commitment is to the quality of teaching The seventh additional provision of Law 33/2011, of October 4, General Public Health, forms the General Health Psychology profession as a regulated profession, the exercise must be in possession of the corresponding official title of Master in Health Psychology General, obtained under the conditions laid down in the Agreement of Council of Ministers of May 31, 2013, published in the "Official Gazette" of June 4, 2013. CES Cardenal Cisneros teaches the Master in General Health Psychology from the academic year 2015/2016 with the collaboration of major health centers specializing in mental health, as the Lopez-Ibor Clinic Hospitals Esquerdo Sanatorium, Benito Menni Care Complex and Casta Guadarrama, or Day Hospital Psychiatric Institute Montreal, with the aim of providing a comprehensive education and prepare students for integration into the labor market with the official title of General Health Psychologist. Upon completion, the corresponding certificate shall be issued by the Complutense University of Madrid, as the CES Cardinal Cisneros an agency attached to the same center. Access Requirements Is a necessary for access to the Master General Health Psychology (Section 4.2 of Annex I of Royal Decree 1393/2007 of 29 October) the possession of a BA / Degree in Psychology, together, where appropriate, a requirement additional training to ensure that the person concerned has obtained at least 90 ECTS credits specifically health nature. Due to the enabling character of the Master in Health Psychology General, only requests from those who in the time of... [-]

Master In Clinical Educational Psychology And Institutional

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 450 hours March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

Technical visits to even closer the reality of post-graduate student of the area where you want to act. Exchange with classicists entities, public authorities, schools, Institutional Intervention Project. Career advice (coaching): at the end of the course, tracing goals and preparing students for professional growth. [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. Differentials Course Technical visits to even closer the reality of post-graduate student of the area where you want to act. Exchange with classicists entities, public authorities, schools, Institutional Intervention Project. Career advice (coaching): at the end of the course, tracing goals and preparing students for professional growth. Goals GENERAL OBJECTIVE The objective of this course is to qualify the educational psychology professional so you can plan and engage in learning problems in clinical and institutional perspective SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Train new experts within the psychopedagogical action in the institution, larger discussions about the nature of the subject of the learning process, considering all the protagonists of educational activity (students, teachers, parents, coaches and school institutions directors); Provide theoretical and practical basis for performing diagnostic and development work strategies in addressing learning problems in the institutional context; Differentiate critically inadequacies related to school, family and / or social contexts as stakeholders in the process psychopedagogic TARGET AUDIENCE Pedagogues, teachers, psychologists, audiologists. METHODOLOGY Will be used according to the nature and desirability of each subject, various methods such as case studies; games and simulations; conferences; lectures; seminars; directed studies; group work; practical classes in schools; debates; development of institutional intervention projects, workshops, participation in events. [-]

Master In Psychology Applied To Health

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 363  March 2018 Brazil Aracaju

It offers an interdisciplinary training, allowing students to understand the necessary psychology interfaces with other disciplines, for a proper understanding of the human phenomenon. It provides a solid basic training, with a broad view of psychology, which enables the professional flexibility to adjust their skills to the specific demands of work contexts in Health. [+]

Differentials Course It offers an interdisciplinary training, allowing students to understand the necessary psychology interfaces with other disciplines, for a proper understanding of the human phenomenon. It provides a solid basic training, with a broad view of psychology, which enables the professional flexibility to adjust their skills to the specific demands of work contexts in Health. It offers a pluralistic training, to improve the understanding of the psychological phenomena, considering the multitude of methodological theoretical perspectives built by Psychology. Goals A graduate in Applied Psychology Health aims to qualify and equip professionals in the health field, with knowledge of the subjective processes health x disease of individuals and groups, promoting the ability to meet the contemporary needs of different levels of promotion health and psychological practices. So that they can contribute to the analysis of the specific demands of your target audience. TARGET AUDIENCE This course is for professionals from various fields who work or who are interested in seeking qualification to work with psychology in different fields. METHODOLOGY A graduate in Applied Psychology Health was designed in three modules (basic module, module Technical, Specific Module), all structured in a logical and consistent with the aim of training, integrating all important knowledge areas. For better utilization of the participants the constant subjects in modules will be conducted through lectures, in which will be discussed theoretical and practical aspects, including case studies discussions, being always encouraged the active participation of students, as well as the previous reading the content to be... [-]

Masters In The Treatment Of Pain In Clinical Practice

Universidad de Salamanca
Online Part time 20 months September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Study and Treatment of Pain began teaching in the University of Salamanca in 2006-07, after passing an assessment process. Currently we have adapted to the regulations governing the activities of Continuing Education at the University of Salamanca (30/11/2011 Governing Council). Data demonstrating the potential demand for the specialty in acute and chronic pain are based on health need this ... [+]

Masters in Psychotherapy. Master's Profile From the program a modern and multidisciplinary conception of the treatment of the pain is presented, for this it has been contemplated with great interest the transversality of the therapeutic actions throughout the evolution. Guaranteeing the continuity of care through multidisciplinary teams with a high level of training, for this the student will have the documentation on a very extensive virtual environment of teaching learning. Working from the framework of acquiring the knowledge skills, aptitudes and attitudes necessary to practice medicine for the treatment of pain in a scientific, up-to-date, safe and effective way; Thus, the designed program will provide students with the basics to become specialists in the treatment of pain, enabling them to address the needs of patients and society in this field of medical pathology. Providing them with training to work on both the organic and psychic problems of patients. Starting from the knowledge of the anatomical and physiological bases of the structures of the system that is responsible in the transmission of pain, as well as of the techniques that will be fundamental in order to make a correct therapeutic approach. Pain will be addressed in oncological pathology, neuropathic pain, osteo-articular, pain-facial and other specific pathologies. For all of this, the Master has been given a robust part of real clinical cases with various pathologies that chronic pain, developing the diagnostic and therapeutic protocols of each specialty for a multidisciplinary approach. Who is it for? Aimed primarily at graduates / University... [-]

Master in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology (Research)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

In a small scale teaching setting, students at the Research Master’s in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology will learn about the etiology, the... [+]

Master in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology (Research)

 

In a small scale teaching setting, students at the Research Master’s in Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology will learn about the etiology, the development and course of psychopathology and cutting edge psychologically informed methods for its prevention and treatment. The best researchers in this field will present high-quality teaching on the newest insights on the relation between mental health, biological endowments and environmental resources, the neuropsychological substrate and human relationships, and adaptive and maladaptive developmental pathways.

 

 

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Music Therapy

SRH University Heidelberg
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Heidelberg

Our department works closely with the German Centre for Music Therapy Research. These are optimal conditions for learning the scientific foundation behind the use music in healing the sick. In [+]

Master - Music Therapy

 

Our department works closely with the German Centre for Music Therapy Research. These are optimal conditions for learning the scientific foundation behind the use music in healing the sick. In our music therapy training clinic, students are able to apply their knowledge in direct contact with the patients. Our main treatment methods are various, and range from chronic pain to adjustment disorders, tumors and strokes. We have particularly specialised in the outpatient treatment of children with headaches, delayed speech and development, behaviour problems, autism and tumors.

 

 

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