PhD in Mental Health Counseling

A PhD in mental health counseling is necessary to work as a psychiatrist. Someone with a doctorate in mental health counseling may be permitted to practice as a professional psychiatrist if they hold other Doctor of Medicine credentials. This occupation involves offering services to improve a patient’s emotional well being and to treat psychiatric illnesses. Holders of PhD (doctorate) degrees can also work as clinical social workers or clinical psychologists. Although their scope of practice may vary slightly, all deal with the same disorders, illnesses, issues, and conditions. Psychiatrists diagnose and treat emotional problems suffered by individuals, families, and couples. They have to counsel patients with a view to improving personal relationships as well as treating psychological disorders. Therefore, the scope of their practices often overlaps. 

Programs in Mental Health Counseling

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  • Master's Degree in Psychology: Designed for the Working Adult
  • Flexibility: We offer convenient online or evening programs to fit your schedule.
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Programs:

  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Performance Psychology
  • Ph.D. in General Psychology - Integrating Technology, Learning, and Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology program helps students prepare for careers in counseling, marketing/sales, human services, ministry, and more.
  • The School of Psychology & Counseling received a 95% match rate for 4th year Psy.D. student internships in 2015.
  • Programmatic accreditation for psychology programs is provided by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Programs:

  • Doctor of Ministry in Clinical Pastoral Education

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, regionally accredited institution with more than 4,285 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Programs:

  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Ph.D. Business Psychology, Consulting Track
  • Ph.D. International Psychology
Locations:  Washington

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.  We offer online programs focused on doctoral and master’s degrees in the schools of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family sciences.

 


Programs:

  • Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • General Psychology - PhD of Psychology

Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Psychology, Mediation & Conflict Resolution