The Counseling Psychology doctoral program is one of the longest continuously APA accredited Counseling Psychology programs in the country. Our scientist-practitioner based program prepares Ph.D. psychologists to work with both specific and general problems of human behavior in the context of a range of social processes and systems.
Semester Start: Fall
Deadline to Apply: December 1
GRE Required? No
Location: On Campus
Schedule: Full-time enrollment required until admitted to candidacy
Length of Program: 10 – 12 semesters, 98 hours
About the Program
UT-Austin’s Counseling Psychology Program is committed to honoring diversity and cultural identities, promoting social justice, and engaging in diversity science. We respect and value race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, class status, education, religious and spiritual orientations, and other dimensions and intersections of individual and group identity and culture. Our intentional commitments to these values inform research and practice among faculty and students, and facilitate our work to train effective practitioners and influential scholars for the future of our profession and society.
We strive to prepare students for innovative professional and intellectual careers within the fields of social science, human service, or social and community endeavors. This program emphasizes the importance of developing the skills necessary to effectively work with individuals inclusive of all demographics, beliefs, attitudes, and values.
Explores the intersection of psychology and culture through such topics as the psychological experience of immigration, ethnic conflicts and the impact of violence within communities, and the relationship between individual and collective identity. ...
Research interests include mental health public policy, college student mental health and suicide prevention, collaborative care models of behavioral health in primary care, and the intersection of mental health and academic success.
Supports the clinical training of doctoral students, teaches clinically-focused courses and prepares students for psychology internship training. Jane Gray does not serve as a research mentor for students in the School Psychology nor Counseling ...
Studies stress and coping as it relates to professionals in educational settings, health and wellness, and the identification of psychological resources that can help prevent stress.
Focuses on the intersections of gender, sexuality, and behavioral health in topics of men's health, gender roles, and muscularity; conducts outreach with gender and sexual minority communities; development of mobile health interventions. Note: Dr...
Research focuses on men and traditional masculinity, with a particular emphasis on men's mental health, depression, help-seeking patterns, and their underutilization of counseling services. Note: Dr. Rochlen will not be taking new students for t...
Affiliated Centers and Labs
Explores the intersection of health, psychology, and education by researching how to promote wellness and productivity in educational settings.
Culture, Identity, and Health Lab
Explores the effects of racism, discrimination, and health inequities on mental and behavioral health outcomes among diverse adolescent and emerging adult populations.
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