Master in Clinical Psychology
Otsuma Women's University
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This program is conducted at a graduate school certified by the Foundation of the Japanese Certification Board for Clinical Psychologists. The curriculum also allows students to take the courses necessary to obtain certification as a certified psychologist. This program trains capable clinical psychologists and Certified Public Psychologists who can provide appropriate psychological support and conduct research in various areas such as “public health,” “welfare services,” “education,” Studies in Clinical Psychology“law & crime,” and “industry & labor” in the future. Students will study various therapy techniques such as psychoanalytic psychotherapy, client-centered therapy, analytical psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and family therapy, and they will learn through practice in a number of cases under a system of close supervision. In addition, a major feature of this program is its system of postgraduate school education. This program fosters personnel with a dynamic perspective who are proficient in psychotherapy and projective tests.
Moreover, graduates have a roughly 100% rate of employment, and about 95% of previous graduates have been certified as clinical psychologists.