Colleges and Universities Offering Doctorate in Psychotherapy in Ireland

  • Course Name: Doctorate in Psychotherapy()
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  • Course Category: Doctorate Courses

Institutions Offering Doctorate in Psychotherapy

  •  Dublin City University, Dublin  
    Delivery Modes: Part-Time

    Duration: 4 Years

    About the course:
    The objectives of the course are to enable candidates to acquire:
    • The capacity to integrate an advanced understanding of the best available and emerging research evidence and subjective personal inquiry to develop theory and inform innovative practice developments, including the use of technology
    • A unique and in depth portfolio of transferable competencies to advance the field of psychotherapy practice, supervision, education, training and research
    • Skills to complete an original and innovative research study that makes a significant contribution to the field of psychotherapy, advances the boundaries of knowledge and locates candidates as an authority in their chosen area-field of interest
    • The capacity to make, implement or challenge practice decisions based on a philosophical appreciation of psychotherapy, outcome research and subjective clinical experience in psychotherapy
    • The ability to combine personal awareness, reflexivity and informed intuition with professional adeptness to respond effectively to the changing needs of a diverse spectrum of client groups in a range of political and cultural contexts
    • An inquiry-based attitude and the capacity for critical awareness to coexist alongside non-critical awareness and open analytical thinking to practice that is founded on an integrative, flexible and robust theoretical framework
    • The ability to exercise autonomy in practice initiatives in complex professional contexts, taking account of moral, ethical and legal issues
    • Proficiency in discussing and disseminating the contributions of emerging theoretical principles and practice developments within the social, cultural and political academic, practitioner and educational communities




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