MA in Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine Program

MA in Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine Program

Boston University - Boston, MA

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The Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine is a rigorous program designed to meet the requirements for independent licensure in mental health counseling in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and other states. The primary objective of the program is to prepare individuals in mental health counseling with a complementary background in behavioral medicine and neuroscience. Specifically, the focus is to provide general mental health counseling training, including assessment and intervention, for counselors to utilize in a variety of settings. In addition, students gain knowledge and experience applying counseling skills to the prevention and treatment of medical illness. This hybrid is the first program of its kind in the United States and makes Boston University a leader in preparing master’s-level mental health clinicians. For other highlights of the program and more general information, see this program information on the School of Medicine site.

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