Required Courses

  • PSYC 5105 Culture & Psychotherapy 
  • PSYC 5110 Phenomenology of the Face
  • PSYC 5115 Therapeutic Alliance
  • PSYC 5125 Listening Skills
  • PSYC 5140 Ethics and Phenomenology
  • PSYC 5220 Assessment and Diagnosis
  • PSYC 5155 Integrative Clinical Theory
  • PSYC 5165 Psychopathology: Madness in the World
  • PSYC 5330 Hermeneutics
  • PSYC 5170 Lifespan Development and Therapy
  • PSYC 5175 Research Methods
  • PSYC 5180 Career and Vocational Counseling
  • PSYC 5185 Group Process and Therapy
  • PSYC 5160 Therapeutic Communication
  • PSYC 5405 Legal and Professional Ethics
  • PSYC 5210 Program Evaluation: World of the Clinic
  • PSYC 5420 Internship in Clinical Psychology I
  • PSYC 5220 Clinical Supervision I
  • PSYC 5430 Internship in Clinical Psychology II
  • PSYC 5230 Clinical Supervision II
  • PSYC 5440 Internship in Clinical Psychology III
  • PSYC 5240 Clinical Supervision III
  • PSYC 5990 Integration Paper

Clinical Internship 

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

  • Placement in the same agency for 9-12 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 

In their final year in the program 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 Spectrum 
  • Race, Trauma and Equity for Therapists 
  • Family Therapy 
  • Community Consultation and Advocacy 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Play Therapy 
  • Substance Abuse Treatment 
  • Crisis Intervention 

Course requirements are maintained by the Office of the Registrar. 



Professor Steen Halling, one of the program's founders, discusses the practicum experience in the MAP program.

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