The Clinical Psychology Program provides rigorous training in both contemporary clinical science and clinical assessment and intervention. Our students develop hands-on research and clinical experience through the several labs at Teachers College — which examine risk and resilience in veterans; clinical intervention in diverse sociocultural and geographic contexts; psychotherapy methods; suicidality; and more — and at placements at other leading mental health facilities in New York City. Nationally known as the premier program for Clinical Psychology, our M.A. program is suited for applicants interested in strengthening their academic background in psychopathology, treatment, theory, and research methods prior to pursuing highly competitive doctoral programs.
Our Master of Arts degree is formally titled “Psychology in Education” for historical reasons, but is today well-known as a premier M.A. program for students interested in the field of Clinical Psychology.
The Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology provides rigorous training in both clinical science and clinical assessment and intervention. Research includes studies of risk and resilience; adjustment across diverse sociodemographic contexts; religious and spiritual development; emotional regulation; emotion and coping with trauma; suicidality; and psychotherapy process and outcomes.
The Spirituality Mind Body (SMB) Area of Focus Graduate Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University is the first Ivy League graduate program dedicated to merging spirituality and evidence-based research within the context of clinical psychology.
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