Bring together the arts and psychology 
with this leading-edge degree.

Bring together the arts and psychology
with this leading-edge degree.


The Master of Counselling Psychology: Art Therapy is a 60-credit hour program. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below.

Course offerings include:

  • Professional Development Seminar I & II
  • Professional Development Seminar Continued
  • Social Justice Practicum I & II
  • Social Justice Practicum Continued
  • Historical and Theoretical Perspectives of Art Therapy
  • Arts-Based Assessment, Research and Treatment Planning
  • Introduction to Adlerian Psychology
  • Theory and Interventions III: Group Skills and Practice
  • Adlerian Theory and Interventions I: Children and Parents
  • Methods, Theory and Applications of Intersectionality and Community Engagement
  • Theory and Interventions II: Families, Couples, and Older Adults
  • Theory and Interventions IV: Trauma
  • Studio Art
  • Clinical Seminar I & II
  • Clinical Seminar Continued
  • Basic Intervention and Assessment Skills
  • Pre-practicum Counselling/Art Therapy Lab
  • Clinical Practicum I & II
  • Clinical Practicum Continued
  • Research Methods
  • Professional Development, Issues and Ethics
  • Individual Appraisal for Counsellors in Practice
  • Theories of Psychotherapy
  • Life Span Development
  • Biopsychosocial Bases of Health
  • Master’s Clinical Art Qualifying Examination (MCAQE)

Course Descriptions

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University Course Catalog at