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Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy

Advanced training with extensive application.

This three-year postgraduate Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy program provides advanced training in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents and their parents. Candidates develop their ability to integrate neurodevelopmental, psychoanalytic and family systems perspectives in their understanding of children and adolescents; to work effectively in child and adolescent psychotherapy and parent counseling; and to develop leadership skills in community agencies, hospitals, schools and private practice.

The Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy training program includes: 

  • Courses that meet one evening a week
  • Individual supervision, which can be used to meet New York State licensure requirements
  • Psychotherapy with children, adolescents and parents at Adelphi University offices in Garden City or Manhattan, or in candidates’ offices
  • Help in networking and developing a private practice

» View Program Requirements, Course Work and Admission Criteria for Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapy

» Postgraduate Admissions Application (PDF)

Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship
Individuals with a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in clinical, counseling or school psychology may be eligible to complete this program on a full tuition waiver as part of the Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship.
» View Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Requirements

Curriculum

The child, adolescent and family psychotherapy training course curriculum is designed to help candidates develop a solid base of knowledge about normal development, family systems and the contributions of classical and contemporary psychoanalytic theories to child and adolescent psychotherapy. This lays a foundation for learning about psychopathology, treatment issues and the therapeutic process at different developmental stages.


For further information, please contact:

Yvette Jones
Administrative Assistant
p – 516.877.4800
e – yjones@adelphi.edu

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