Counseling Psychology Masters Program - Mexico City
EARN YOUR DEGREE IN A DYNAMIC WORLD CENTER
The Counseling Psychology Master of Arts (MA) program offered by the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University’s Mexico City campus lets you earn a United States-issued graduate degree in a dynamic international hub. You will benefit from the double advantage of an enriching experience and the chance to gain culturally competent practice modalities to help you assist diverse families in our global society.
EMPOWERMENT AS MEANS AND OUTCOME
The program is based on the principles of Liberation Social Psychology (la psicología social de la liberación), which was initiated by Salvadorian Jesuit Ignacio Martín-Baró. Training focuses on the development of both critical consciousness and solid clinical skills. Empowerment is both the means and the outcome of this educational format, with students learning how to be responsive to their communities’ needs.
IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH CORE COMPETENCIES
Our program has a particular emphasis on applying psychological and systemic theories in counseling children, couples and families. Graduates of this program will be competent to address:
- Family relationships
- Couple conflict
- Child and adolescent behavioral and emotional problems
- Addictions and substance abuse
- Sexual dysfunction
- Sexual abuse recovery
- Anger management
- Separation and divorce
- Parent education and parenting skill development
- Personal growth and life transitions
- Depression and anxiety
- Women’s and men’s issues
- Premarital counseling
- Body image/Self-esteem
- Loss and grief issues
LEARN AND LIVE AT THE HUB
Alliant's Mexico City campus is located in the city’s main shopping and cultural area, close to the historic center and within walking distance of the primary financial district. The campus is housed in an attractive historic building, surrounded by restaurants, bookstores, museums and cultural centers.
BECOME A BILINGUAL PROFESSIONAL
Although instruction is primarily provided in English, the majority of students in the program also participate in the campus’ excellent Spanish language program. A practicum program provides opportunities for student to gain practical experience in Mexican mental health agencies or in the on-campus California Clinic, under the supervision of supportive and competent mentors.
CONVENIENT CLASSES TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
Most classes take place on evenings and weekends to meet the needs of working adults. This innovative program uses a blend of teaching methods:
- Traditional face-to-face instruction
- Online distance learning technology
- Experiential study tours across Mexico
- Direct clinical experience.
Courses are taught by both U.S. and Mexican faculty with expertise in cutting-edge clinical approaches in today’s mental health field.
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