In response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the GSPP is not requiring the GRE for all applicants who are applying to start their MA program in spring or fall 2021 or Direct Admit or PsyD programs in fall 2021. Apply here.

COVID-19 Information for Prospective Students.

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We help shape the next generation of mental health practitioners.

The faculty in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of St. Thomas College of Health is dedicated to the training, education, and professional development of practitioner-scholars who, as lifelong learners, make ethical, professional, and creative contributions to their communities and their respective professional disciplines (i.e., Counseling Psychology; Professional Counseling; Marriage and Family Therapy; Addiction Counseling). Multiple perspectives are infused throughout the programs to develop a student’s self-reflection and critical thinking in order to effectively and competently serve the needs of a diversity of communities.

Given that there exists a relationship between professional competency and personal development, every student is supported by the faculty in developing their own Personal Characteristics as defined by the Graduate School of Professional Psychology. 

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The Graduate School of Professional Psychology, through the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services (IPC), participates in a pre-doctoral internship partnership with North Memorial Medical Center, an organization serving ethnically diverse and underserved communities. 

Learn About Our Partnerships

Lisa DenzerLisa Denzer '11 (MA, LPCC)

M. A. in Counseling Psychology

Benefits of a client-centered education.

"Oftentimes in my practice I find myself feeling grateful for the ethical, client-centered education I received at St. Thomas. I remember being coached to embrace ambiguity; indeed in counseling there is a lot “gray.” My educational experience gives me confidence that I will know how to behave in a way that has my client’s best interest at its core."


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