Required Courses

Clinical Internship

A 600+ hour clinical internship grounds academic knowledge and reflection in practical experience. Students begin the internship in their second year with an agency or clinic that matches their interests.

  • Placement in the same agency for a minimum of 9 months.
  • Direct supervision at the agency as well as small group supervision with MAP clinical faculty on campus.
  • Supervision includes detailed clinical analysis

Integration Paper/Project

Second-year students complete an integration paper or project that draws together reflections on their clinical experiences with a body of theory and research in a topic of their choosing.

Electives, sample topics                  

  • Counseling Across the Gender and Sexual Spectrums
  • Family Therapy
  • Community Consultation and Advocacy
  • Lifespan Growth and Development
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy
  • Phenomenological Research Methods
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • The Phenomenology of Therapeutic Change
  • Hermeneutics: Interpretive Foundations of Non-Behavioral Psychology
  • Critical Diagnostics
  • Group Process and Therapy

Course requirements are maintained by the Office of the Registrar.

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