Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)/Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)

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Licensees (LPC or LPCC) needing to complete graduate-level coursework (up to 12 credits) for the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy (BBHT) can meet this requirement by enrolling in a wide array of courses* from the list below or our ‌J Term_Spring CliP Courses 2018‌. Advantages for a licensee taking one or more of these courses from the University of St. Thomas include:

  • Convenient and flexible schedule with evening and weekend classes
  • Instruction by core and adjunct faculty who practice in the field of mental health
  • Connected to a strong network of diverse students, faculty, and alumni

What you can earn

  • LPC Graduate Level Coursework
  • LPCC Graduate Level Coursework

Where you will learn

  • Our Minneapolis campus

 

When to start

  • Rolling admissions

Coursework

 Licensed Professional Counselor/
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Credits

LPC/LPCC: Varies

Elective 
Courses

For the LPC/LPCC:

CPSY 605   Theories of Career Development (only for non-GSPP graduates)
CPSY 612   Human Growth and Development (only for non-GSPP graduates)
CPSY 620   Foundations of Substance Use and Addictions
CPSY 621   Neurobiology of Substance Use and Addictions
CPSY 622   Assessment and Differential Diagnosis of Co-Occurring Disorders
CPSY 623   Fundamentals of Addiction Treatment Planning and Case Management
CPSY 624   Co-Occurring Disorders and Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches
CPSY 633   Developmental Psychopathology & Treatment
CPSY 648   Family Dynamics
CPSY 651   Marriage and Family Development
CPSY 652   Marriage Counseling
CPSY 653   Family Counseling I
CPSY 654   Family Counseling II
CPSY 690   Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
CPSY 690   Trauma and Counseling: Recognition and Intervention (TOPICS)
CPSY 690   Human Sexuality: Considerations in Counseling (TOPICS)
CPSY 692   Mindfulness in Counseling (TOPICS)

Full course catalog with descriptions

Schedule 

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How to Apply

1 | Meet the basic requirements:

  • Prospective students must have completed a M.A. in Counseling Psychology or related field from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency.

2 |  Meet the supplementary requirements:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) required for any candidate whose primary language is not English.

3 |  Submit the following application materials:

  • Completed application form
  • Official degree awarded undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unless degrees were issued by the University of St. Thomas)
  • One recommendation letter

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Special Opportunities

Graduate Student Organization

The University of St. Thomas, Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) Graduate Student Organization (GSO) is student-led organization founded with the purpose of enhancing the experiences and development of graduate psychology students within the University of St. Thomas. The GSPP GSO unites Masters and Doctoral-level graduate psychology students in the University of St. Thomas GSPP, for the purpose of professional and personal student development, the betterment of the department, and in their contributions to the field and community. The GSO strives to enhance the experiences and development of graduate psychology students within the University of St. Thomas through: representing and unifying GSPP graduate students at all levels, advancing their professional and personal interests, providing a forum for student discussion of psychology-relevant topics, and promoting graduate student participation in university and community affairs.