Chatham University's Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Counseling Psychology program is one of a small number of APA-accredited Counseling Psychology PsyD programs in the nation. Our program is distinguished by:
The practice of counseling grounded in the science of psychology
Emphasis on promoting sustainable health and well-being
Focus on clients' assets and strengths
Strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice
Access to a broad range of training opportunities on- and off-campus
The Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology program invites applications from students holding a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field. The PsyD is a full-time program, admitting students each fall.
Students entering with a Bachelors will earn both a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) and their PsyD through a streamlined program of 106 credits, including coursework, practicum training, dissertation, and internship. After 48 credits, the Master of Science in Counseling Psychology degree will be bestowed. This approach allows students to save 27 credits (approximately $27,000) when compared with completing the MSCP and PsyD programs sequentially. Learn more.
Students entering with a Master’s degree will work with their advisor to complete an individualized plan of study, taking into account graduate-level coursework already completed. Learn more.
Chatham University's Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (PsyD) is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
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