Prepare for a career as a professional clinical counselor in a broad spectrum of settings, including community agencies, mental health centers, hospitals, integrated behavioral health centers, and substance abuse treatment centers.
We are committed to generating, advancing, and disseminating knowledge related to all aspects of research and practice in counseling. In the Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness degree from New York University we teach our students to understand people across the lifespan in cultural contexts, promote equity and social justice in our work, and help all people craft lives of wellness, health, and meaning.
You will gain the skills to:
- Form helping counseling relationships and demonstrate a commitment to the growth and development of your clients
- Apply counseling skills such as assessment, case conceptualization, practice, and advocacy
- Assess clients within various socio-historical contexts with attention to issues of power and privilege – including gender, race and ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and ability/disability
Careers and Outcomes
You’ll be prepared for a fulfilling career in:
- Community mental health programs
- College counseling centers
- Trauma-focused programs
- HIV and AIDS outreach programs
- Substance abuse treatment centers
- Human Growth and Development
- Prof. Orient. & Eth. Issues in Coun. for MH &W
- Foundations of Couns. For MH & W
- Counseling: Theory and Process
- Practicum in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
- Research & Evaluation in Behavioral Sciences
- Abnormal Psychology
- Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice
- Dynamics of Vocational Development
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology View 907 other Masters in Psychology in United States
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- Proficiency in English
International21540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National21540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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