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Marital & Family Therapy

Loyola Marymount University

M.A.
24 months
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1162 USD/credit
1162 USD/credit
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About

Loyola Marymount University's Marital and Family Therapy Graduate program provides a full-time two year education that combines rigorous academic course work with two clinical traineeships.

Overview

A modified three-year program allows students to fulfill program requirements at a slower pace but still requires daytime class attendance.Students are trained to integrate their visual art backgrounds with psychotherapeutic skills as they work with a variety of clients, including children, adolescents, adults and families. The training fully prepares students to become practicing marital and family therapists committed to utilizing art processes in their work as psychotherapists.

Graduates of the Marital and Family Therapy program should know:
  • A broad theoretical basis for the practice of art psychotherapy
  • The complex societal culture in which they are engaging
  • The legal and professional responsibilities of the licensed practicing psychotherapist.
Graduates of the Marital and Family Therapy program should be able to:
  • Advance to professional engagement in the mental health community
  • Describe individual and family dynamics according to the theory and concepts of the discipline of marriage and family therapy.
  • Delineate short term and long term psychotherapeutic goals and develop treatment plans
  • Synthesize the art therapy modality with traditional theoretical approaches and use a variety of techniques and interventions to achieve systemic change
  • Present case material in verbal and written form at a professional level
  • Work with others from varied and diverse perspectives
  • Engage in critical scholarly discourse in the field of art psychotherapy
Graduates of the Marital and Family Therapy program are encouraged to value:
  • An increasing commitment to change as part of the psychotherapeutic and artistic process
  • The ongoing development of multicultural competencies
  • Engagement with the community in the service of social justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art Therapy Literature/Assessment
  • Art Explorations
  • Fundamentals of Marriage/Family Systems
  • Child Psychotherapy:Theory and Practice
  • Introduction to Mental Health Services
  • Group Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychological Testing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1162 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1162 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1162 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1162 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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