A minimum of 9 elective credits in total is required for graduation. Students select elective courses based on their career goals and their intention to develop specialized interests. For example, they may choose to earn a Certificate in Adlerian Psychotherapy, to take the
Psychological Assessment Certificate in order to pursue the practice area of School Psychology. Others may choose electives to familiarize themselves with a variety of psychotherapy, assessment, or practice areas in psychology.
To give Students a choice in the area of practice they might want to focus on, we have developed a number of diﬀerent certiﬁcate programs that can be used to complete the 9‐credit elective component of their degree:
Certificate in Psychological Assessment
This certiﬁcate is designed for students interested in working in a variety of settings including school boards.
Certificate in Adler Trauma Psychotherapy
This introduces students to working with individuals and couples from an Adlerian trauma centered perspective.
Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificates
The CBT program oﬀers a hands on, experiential training, taught by experts in the ﬁeld.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Certificates
Adlerian Integrative Psychotherapy
Certificate Working with couples families and individuals, in a modality informed by the work of Alfred Adler.
Multi Modality Certificate
Students wishing to take electives from a number of diﬀerent Psychotherapy modalities are able to combine into one certiﬁcate.