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Top 6 Master Degrees in Psychotherapy 2019

After earning a bachelor’s degree, many students decide to enroll in a master’s program. These programs typically take two to three years to complete, and the material usually expounds upon what was learned during the undergraduate years. After earning a degree, the majority of students go directly into the workforce.

What is a Master in Psychotherapy? A Master in Psychotherapy gives students the knowledge and experience needed to work in the mental health field. Extensive courses in psychology, biology, and social behavior are required, and the use of case studies is common. Students gain the skills and insight needed to offer cognitive and behavioral therapy to a wide range of individuals. Additional courses in neurology and research methods may be required for graduation.

Earning a psychotherapy master’s degree can prepare students to take on higher roles in the mental health field. After earning a degree, many students experience a significant increase in salary. Students who are already employed as psychotherapists frequently gain access to higher level positions.

The cost of earning a Master in Psychotherapy degree varies from nation to nation. Institutional rates and length of program influence program costs as well. For additional financial information, students should contact their prospective schools directly.

After earning a graduate degree in psychotherapy, students often seek employment as therapists, counselors, and social workers. Many choose to work in mental hospitals and clinics under the supervision of more experienced therapists and psychiatrists. Some prefer to work in private settings and offer one-on-one counseling to patients. Psychotherapists are also employed by school systems, government agencies, and private corporations. A small minority of workers choose to teach in an academic setting.

There are a plethora of educational options available for students hoping to earn a Master in Psychotherapy. Online program options may seem appealing to more self-directed and nontraditional students. To learn more about this degree, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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6 Results in Psychotherapy

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)

The master is jointly promoted from professional associations and family and users. Born of everyday practice in services and has a communal and inclusive orientation. It ... [+]

The master is jointly promoted from professional associations and family and users. Born of everyday practice in services and has a communal and inclusive orientation. It is divided into five modules with a significant proportion of practical learning; human factor (people, equipment and community), intervention contexts (history and scientific and ethical foundations), technical tools (intervention based on evidence and values), instead of the intervention (devices) and research methodology. Mastered born at the confluence of associations of professionals, family and academia users, which ensures a commitment to professional practice and the values ​​that underpin it, as well as empirical evidence and the scientific approach.... [-]

Spain Castellón de la Plana
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

The Master in Artistic and Creative Therapies enables you to work as an artistic and creative therapist in public or private health, education or social institutions. Thi ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Hours: S - D

Qualification: Master in Artistic and Creative Therapies issued by ISEP

About

The Master in Artistic and Creative Therapies enables you to work as an artistic and creative therapist in public or private health, education or social institutions. This master encompasses knowledge in art therapy, music therapy and theater therapy and allows you to expand your therapeutic training from the perspective of personal and creative development. ISEP offers you this program, with a high degree of specialization and professionalism, as part of the training itinerary in Artistic and Creative Therapies, where the Master in Art Therapy is framed, the Master in Music Therapy and the Master in Therapy. In this way, with a global and comprehensive vision, you will be able to design and develop intervention programs and projects from the focus of the different psychotherapeutic disciplines that make up this master's degree, promoting from creative therapies the necessary changes to achieve improvements in the welfare and education. The methodology of ISEP combines practical and theoretical training, working from group dynamics, audiovisual materials and encouraging the reflection of the students.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

Contextual or Third Generation Therapies are revolutionizing the field of psychology in the field of behavior therapy. They are characterized by offering skills aimed at ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Valencia

Schedule: Weekend

Qualification: Master in Third Generation Therapies and Application of New Technologies issued by ISEP

About

Contextual or Third Generation Therapies are revolutionizing the field of psychology in the field of behavior therapy. They are characterized by offering skills aimed at accepting what can not be changed and changing what is susceptible to change, all aimed at achieving vital goals and achieving a meaningful life. They focus on the context and function of thoughts, feelings or emotions, instead of targeting the intensity or frequency of these psychological events.

This change of direction justifies the need for specific quality preparation, and this is what ISEP offers with the Master in Third Generation Therapies and Application of New Technologies in Psychological Treatment . With this program you will become a trained professional for the management of contextual therapies, completing the cognitive behavioral intervention.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia
October 2019
Spanish
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

ISEP presents a formative itinerary of scientific nature, updated and professional, oriented to the specialization to make effective interventions in psychological proble ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Hours: Madrid SD Barcelona VS

Qualification: Master in Contextual Therapies issued by ISEP

About

ISEP presents a formative itinerary of scientific nature, updated and professional, oriented to the specialization to make effective interventions in psychological problems through contextual therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Functional Analytical Therapy (TAF), Therapy Dialectic Behavior (TDC), Behavioral Activation Therapy (TAC) or Brief Strategic Therapy, among others.

The training in Contextual Therapies will allow you to identify the most effective therapy in each case, taking into account the psychopathological characteristics, the symptomatology and the context of each patient, and apply it correctly to subsequently analyze the results obtained.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

With the Master in Psychotherapy of Emotional Wellbeing we offer an integrative approach to psychotherapy, which takes into account each and every one of the aspects that ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid - Valencia

Hours: Madrid SD Barcelona VS Valencia SD

Qualification: Master in Psychotherapy of Emotional Wellbeing issued by ISEP

About

The true objective of current psychotherapy is to teach our patients to live with full and total consciousness the here and now, with all that implies.

With the Master in Psychotherapy of Emotional Wellbeing we offer an integrative approach to psychotherapy, which takes into account each and every one of the aspects that influence Emotional Wellbeing: psychological, emotional, physiological, immunological, spiritual, social and family.

Master's Program in Psychotherapy of Emotional Well-BeingModule 1. Third Generation Therapies: evolution of cognitive behavioral therapy. Epistemological and empirical bases.Module 2. Brain and emotions learning: biophysiological bases.Module 3. Intrapersonal intelligence: the management of emotions.Module 4. Mindfulness and its different therapies.Module 5. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).Module 6. Integral Behavioral Therapy of a couple.Module 7. Therapies from the TIC.Module 8. Mindfulness: the practice of Mindfulness.Module 9. Transpersonal therapy.Module 10. The body in therapy.Module 11. Positive Psychology.Pectics / Practice ReportFinal work of master... [-]
Spain Barcelona Madrid Valencia
October 2019
Spanish
Campus
Instituto Superior De Estudios Psicológicos ISEP

The day to day work with people in the field of health, as in education or social, requires new resources and constant renewal. That is why Assisted Therapy with Animals ... [+]

Locations: Barcelona - Madrid

Hours: VS

Qualification: Master in Assisted Therapy with Animals issued by ISEP

About

The day to day work with people in the field of health, as in education or social, requires new resources and constant renewal. That is why Assisted Therapy with Animals comes as part of an intervention in which the animal is a fundamental part of it, becoming a support for treatments, a facilitator of therapeutic processes and a center of interest that will help us contribute to the overall development of the person.

As Assisted Interventions with Animals have evolved (encompassing both therapies and education), they have required, increasingly, a highly specialized training such as the Master in Animal Assisted Therapy is a pioneer for its interdisciplinary nature . It has the best teachers in the sector and is based on a methodology based on the combination of practical learning and theoretical knowledge. It is also aimed at obtaining results within a comprehensive training framework, encompassing all aspects that affect the practice of assisted interventions with animals.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Madrid
October 2019
Spanish
Campus