Depth Psychotherapy

Post-Graduate Certificate

Exploring depth psychotherapy counseling.

Offered on-campus, the post-graduate certificate in Depth Psychotherapy (DP) evaluates issues of meaning, values and a just existence from a community and cultural perspective. The DP courses highlight the communal nature of the world and the powerful influences of both inherited and evolving cultural and ecological realities and narratives. The stories that shape us and the stores we create directly impact the psychological wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. The DP curriculum looks to human imagination, feeling, intuition and community dialog as essentials in addressing the basic mental health needs of our times.

The certificate is a planned program of study which includes six courses offered in an on-campus format during evenings or weekends to accommodate work schedules and allow students to complete the program in one calendar year. It is designed for community professionals with a master’s degree in counseling or closely related area of clinical psychotherapy who meet the requirements for admission to the certificate program.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
On-campus courses

Credits for Completion
18 credit hours

Tuition for the 23-24 Academic Year
$806 per credit hour

Sample Classes

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MCPY 674: Grief Therapy and Life Transitions

Explores life transitions and grief therapy as a necessary psychological experience for personal and communal transformation.

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MCPY 682: Personal Mythology and Narrative

Examines how personal stories gives symbolic form to a person's core values, emphasizing the relationship between personal stories, myths and therapeutic processes.

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MCPY 683: Approaches to Dream Work

Explores the value that dream images, symbols, and motifs have for clinical practice for personal, cultural, and ecological transformation.

Program Details

Get all the details on our post-graduate certificate in Depth Pyschotherapy, including course requirements and application materials.

How to Apply

To apply to the Depth Psychotherapy post-graduate certificate program, you will need:

  • Completed master's degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work or a closely related clinical field from a regionally-accredited U.S. college or university
  • Completion of a clinical internship within the master's degree with a minimum of 600 supervised clinical hours
  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Current resume
  • Admissions essay requirement
  • Two recommendation forms
  • Criminal background check

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year: $806 per credit hour
For information on program-specific fees visit Tuition and fees are subject to change.
Total program credits: 18

A non-refundable deposit of $350.00 is required at the time of acceptance to guarantee a position in the program. The deposit will be applied directly to tuition.

Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, May, and August.

A Culture of Excellence

The Depth Psychotherapy Post-Graduate Certificate is offered by the Division of Counseling and Family Therapy within the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.