Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Expressive Arts Therapy, M.A. | Lesley University | Cambridge, United States
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Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Expressive Arts Therapy

24 months
Duration
35700 USD/year
35700 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

For more than thirty years, this Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Expressive Arts Therapy master's program at Lesley University has embraced a curriculum which maintains a distinctive focus on training students to use the different art modalities in their practice in clinical, educational and human service settings.

Overview

As an expressive arts therapy student at Lesley, you’ll train to become both a licensed mental health counselor and an expressive arts therapist whose therapeutic practice integrates principles of creativity, imagination, attunement, embodiment, performance, expression, and experience. You’ll learn from pioneers in the field, gain 1,150 hours of clinical experience, and graduate ready to guide individuals, groups, and communities toward wellness.

Learning outcomes

Work with Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Expressive Arts Therapy at Lesley University that allow us to access our inner resources and make meaningful connections with one another. As an expressive arts therapist, you’ll facilitate creative processes through the most meaningful medium for each person and situation. Through reflective practice and clinical exploration learn to select approaches through the expressive arts (including music, drama, dance, writing, and visual arts) that fit clients’ needs, abilities, strengths, and goals for treatment.

While here, develop your identity as an artist as well as a therapist. Commit yourself to working within a social justice framework. With a foundation in clinical mental health counseling, gain an understanding of how one’s mind, body, spirit, and socio-cultural identity affect physical and behavioral health.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evaluation
  • Psychopathology and Clinical Practice
  • Students select one special treatment issues course
  • Theories of Mental Health Counseling
  • Assessment and Mental Health Counseling
  • Thesis Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Foreign Academic Credentials Evaluation
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Written Personal Statement
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 71400 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    35700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 71400 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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