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Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The master’s degree program in Clinical-Counseling Psychology seeks to provide strong theoretical and applied foundation for those wishing to assess, counsel, and treat individuals experiencing a wide range of mental health concerns in order to facilitate normal development and remediate mental, emotional or behavioral disorders which interfere with mental health and normal development. The ultimate goal is for our graduates to be competent counselors in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals experiencing mental health conflicts, be critical consumers of mental health research, and be life-long learners. Such a foundation prepares graduates to practice mental health counseling in a wide range of work settings and areas of competence, and provides a foundation for those wishing to pursue a doctoral degree. Our didactic and experiential coursework is guided by the fundamental ethical principles of respect, fidelity, and justice toward those we serve.