|Description:||Student pursuing a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology take a combination of theoretical, practical, and research-based courses throughout the course of their degree. It draws upon a number of difference sciences (including developmental, social, career and neuropsychology and personality theory) to develop critically astute researchers and exceptionally skilled clinicians. Building on the M.A. in Counselling Psychology: Project concentration (or equivalent), the program offers opportunities in Practicum, Supervision, and full-year Internships to develop clinical skills while also working toward the completion of a doctoral dissertation (thesis). The Ph.D. program, has the following aims: To contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of counselling psychology. To practise from a strong evidence base. To take a leadership role in community, professional, and university organizations in counselling psychology.
Graduates of the program will be prepared to assume careers in education and community settings, including faculty positions, counselling and psychological positions on the staff of university and college mental health centres, and professional positions in psychological agencies offering preventative mental health services. The program is currently accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), the Ordre des psychologues du Québec (OPQ), and American Psychological Association (APA) (please note that APA accreditation will cease for all Canadian institutions in 2015). Graduates are eligible for licensure in Quebec.
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