Guided by practitioner faculty with years of clinical experience and training, students are introduced to subjects critical to understanding human behavior. Through the M.A. Psychology: Counseling Specialization program curriculum in Seattle, students will prepare for careers as licensed mental health professionals by focusing on:
- Joining and active listening
- Developing the self of the therapist
- Creatively engaging in relationships with clients
- Blending counseling theories with solid skills
Our M.A. Psychology: Counseling Specialization degree program in Seattle prepares students for state licensure as master’s level counselors in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (LMHC) and as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Washington. The counseling program is delivered through a series of face-to-face residential conferences where students are immersed in dynamic, experiential learning that blends textbook learning with hands-on practice. As a student in this counseling program, you will build confidence and competencies in a variety of counseling modalities, which will prepare you to work with a diverse population.
More program information can be found in our academic catalog.