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Dominican University’s Master's in Counseling Psychology with a Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) is a 60 unit program designed to prepare students to meet requirements for MFT licensure in California. The degree concentration is designed to meet the requirements of the Business and Professional Code, section 4980.37 for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist.
Dominican’s Master’s MFT program in Counseling Psychology delivers a broad-based, comprehensivethrough a combination of coursework, supervised fieldwork and participation in personal psychotherapy.
"Having the faculty share their hands-on, clinical experiences in the classroom not only opened my eyes to what was ahead, but was an invigorating experience. The faculty's personal stories meant more than any fictional, textbook cases ever could."
—Anicia Williams, Class of 2007
Fieldwork provides the opportunity for students to both utilize the skills which they have learned and to build their counseling experience with the supervision provided by an on-site supervisor and consultation provided in their Fieldwork and General Master’s Seminar classes. Counseling Psychology students from Dominican University of California are known within the community for the depth and breadth of their academic and professional training.
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The purpose of the CCPR is to provide an opportunity for students to integrate, apply and demonstrate their knowledge through the presentation of a written case study and an oral review. Students must be a Candidate for the degree and in good standing in the Department of Counseling Psychology to qualify to take the CCPR.