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Mental Health Counseling, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

In this program, students:

  • Engage in a comprehensive program of coursework in mental health counseling
  • Learn about human development over the lifespan
  • Study a broad range of counseling theories and clinical methods
  • Explore social, cultural, and biological issues related to counseling
  • Develop skills in assessment and intervention in clinical settings
  • Learn to evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of clients
  • Understand ethical concerns in treatment
  • Gain a psychoanalytic perspective on human development and clinical work
  • Study unconscious processes such as repetition, defenses, transference, resistance, and symbolism
  • Develop a psychoanalytic framework for understanding psychopathology across a wide range of diagnoses
  • Observe and understand their own emotional life as a precursor to understanding others

This program is ideal for the student interested in practicing as a licensed mental health professional within a psychoanalytic framework at the master’s level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Work with Children 
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Community
  • Child and Adolescent Intervention
  • Addictions Counseling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • Application fee of $100
  • One-page personal statement of interest
  • Three (3) current letters of reference and three (3) letter of reference waiver forms (At least one reference should be academic, and the others should be from professional or academic sources)
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Academic writing sample

Tuition Fee

  • International

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Brookline

  • 1950 - 4040 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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