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Counseling Psychology with concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy

University of San Francisco

24 months
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1225 USD/credit 36750 USD/year
1225 USD/credit 36750 USD/year
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The Master's in Counseling Psychology with concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy at University of San Francisco prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship and family therapists and mental health counselors.

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Overview

The Counseling Psychology with concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy program offered by University of San Francisco upholds values of equity, social justice, community and cultural wealth, and collaborative problem solving.

Graduates with Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from University of San Francisco will be able to:

  • Develop a practice of cultural self-awareness and reflectiveness that critically evaluates how one’s beliefs, values, behaviors, personal experiences and cultural context affect one’s approach towards providing mental health treatment with clients of diverse backgrounds, belief systems, and relationship constellations.
  • Identify the ways in which the surrounding socio-political, historical, and cultural contexts impact the mental health experiences of individuals and communities of diverse identities and cultural backgrounds.
  • Conceptualize psychopathology and psychiatric diagnosis in a way that recognizes the impact of environmental variables, social norms, cultural values, physiological and biological determinants, and relationship dynamics as variables that influence the presence of pathology.
  • Develop foundational crisis assessment and intervention strategies that promote stabilization, utilize community resources and strengths, and respects clients’ unique cultural, developmental, mental health needs.
  • Understand concepts of psychological trauma, including the range of traumatic experiences, symptomatology, and issues related to diagnosis, developmental impacts, and counseling treatment.
  • Explore and analyze power, privilege, and marginalization, as it relates to therapy practice, through multiple perspectives, worldviews, and epistemologies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical, Legal, and Professional Issues
  • Individual and Family Psychopathology
  • Sexuality and Gender Issues in Therapy
  • Community Mental Health - Concepts of Recovery, Wellness, Systems of Care and Advocacy 
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions Counseling
  • Clinical Psychopharmacology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certification of Finances
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1225 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    36750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1225 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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