Curriculum Overview: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with Emphasis in Depth Psychology

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Clinical Psychology Ph.D. classes take place in four-day sessions (Thursday evening through Sunday afternoon) once each month during fall, winter, and spring. There is also one seven-day summer session each year. Between learning sessions, advising, mentoring, study and instruction continue through individual and group mentorship from faculty, web-enhanced learning, and cohort support groups.

First Year

Practicum Seminars
Professional Development Seminar I, II, III – CL 755, CL 756, CL 757, 1 Unit each

Annual Assessment
1st Year Annual Assessment for Program Advancement – CL 758, 0 Units

Clinical Practice Courses
History and Systems of Psychology – CP 700, 2 Units
Psychological Assessment I, II – CP 930, CP 931, 2 Units each
Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practice – CP 832, 2 Units
Advanced Psychopathology I – CP 730, 2 Units
Biological Foundations of Human Behavior – CP 735, 2 Units
Phenomenological Psychology: Theory and Practice – CL 917, 2 Units
Psychoanalytic-Based Psychotherapy I – CP 711, 2 Units
Introduction to Depth Psychology and the Human Science Traditions – CL 819, 2 Units
Jungian-Based Psychotherapy I – CP 810, 2 Units
Special Topics – CP 799, 2 Units

Research and Scholarly Inquiry Courses
Research Designs and Methodology I: Overview – CP 932, 2 Units
Research Designs and Methodology II: Qualitative Methods – CP 933, 2 Units
Quantitative Design and Univariate Statistical Analysis – CP 926, 3 Units

Second Year

Practicum Seminars
Supervision Practicum Seminar I, II, III, – CL 759, CL 760, CL 761, 1 Unit each

Annual Assessment
2nd Year Annual Assessment for Program Advancement – CL 762, 0 Units

Clinical Practice Courses
Principles of Psychopharmacology – CP 873, 2 Units
Developmental Psychology Through the Lifespan – CP 830, 3 Units
Alcohol, Chemical Dependency, and Addictive Behaviors – CL 900, 2 Units
Indigenous Approaches to Psychology – CP 803, 1 unit
Cognitive Foundations of Human Behavior – CL 837, 2 units
Affective Foundations of Human Behavior – CL 838, 2 units
Psychoanalytic-Based Psychotherapy II – CP 712, 2 Units
Archetypal Psychology: Theory and Practice – CP 840, 2 Units
Social Foundations of Human Behavior – CL 800, 2 Units
Special Topics – CP 799, 2 units
Jungian-Based Psychotherapy II – CP 811, 2 Units

Research and Scholarly Inquiry Courses
Depth Psychological Methods I – CL 928, 2 Units
Dissertation Development I – CP 961, 1 Unit
Research Designs III: Test and Measurement – CP 934, 2 units

Third Year

Practicum Seminars
Psychotherapy Practicum Seminar I, II, III – CL 763, CL 764, CL 765, 1 Unit each

Annual Assessment
3rd Year Annual Assessment for Program Advancement – CL 766, 0 Units

Clinical Practice Courses
Advanced Psychopathology II – CP 731, 2 Units
Psychotherapy with Diverse Populations – CP 845, 2 Units
Principles of Clinical Supervision and Consultation – CL 752, 2 Units
Projective Personality Assessment – CL 938, 1 Unit
Evidence-Based Best Practices – CL 912, 2 units
Violence and Trauma – CP 834, 1 unit
Gender and Human Sexuality – CP 901, 1 unit
Post-Jungian Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice – CP 745, 2 Units
Imaginal Psychotherapy – CP 814, 2 Units
Special Topics – CP 799, 2 units

Research and Scholarly Inquiry Courses
Dissertation Development II – CP 962, 2 Units
Depth Psychological Methods II – CL 929, 2 Units
Dissertation Development III – CP 963, 2 Units
Research Designs and Methodology IV: Advanced Qualitative Methods – CL 940, 2 Units

Capstone Projects and Program Requirements
Comprehensive Exam Portfolio – CP 989, 0 Units (Degree Requirement)
Dissertation Writing – CP 990, 15 Units (Degree Requirement)
Personal Psychotherapy – CP 950, 0 Units (Degree Requirement)

Selected Courses have web-enhanced learning components. The curriculum is not intended to meet all the requirements of each state for licensure in clinical psychology. The curriculum may vary depending upon changing academic needs. The required fourth and fifth years of study focus on internship training and dissertation writing.

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