Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology *Integral Psychology emphasis
Ninety (90) graduate quarter units beyond the Master’s Degree are required to complete the Doctor of Philosophy degree program in Integral Psychology. The number of core courses and quarter units (including dissertation) required would depend on the number of core courses that students have completed at the Masters Level.
Required for all Ph.D. students (unless the courses have been completed at the Masters level).
PSY 701 Foundations in Integral Studies (4 units)
PSY 702 Consciousness Studies (4 units)
PSY 703* Counseling & Communications Skills (4 units)
PSY 704* Spiritual Education (4 units)
PSY 705*** Advanced Qualitative Research Methods (4 units)
PSY 706*** Advanced Quantitative Research Methods(4 units)
PSY 896 Dissertation Topic Research (5 units)
PSY 897 Dissertation Methodology Review (5 units)
PSY 898A Dissertation I (6 units)
PSY 898B Dissertation II (6 units)
* PSY785 Foundations of Life Coaching fulfills the requirements for PSY703
** Additional units may be taken as electives
***Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Research and Research Statistics are a prerequisite to Advanced Research courses. Students may take one or both of these two courses depending on their research interests.
ELECTIVES FOR INTEGRAL & ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY EMPHASIS
PSY 736 Psychology of the Chakras (4 units)
PSY 609 Human Development and Archetypes (4 units)
PSY 749 Clinical Aspects of Energy Psychology (4 units)
PSY 750 Energy Psychology: Foundations & Therapy (4 units)
PSY 751 Psychoacoustics (4 units)
PSY 754 Pranic Healing (4 units)
PSY 755 Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) (4 units)
PSY 756 Meditation Practice, Guided Imagery, & Alternative Techniques to Complement Psychotherapy (4 units)
PSY 763 Psychology of Shamanism (4 units)
PSY 764 Transpersonal Psychology (4 units)
PSY 784 Ecopsychology (4 units)
PSY 790 Topics of Special Interest (4-8 units)
PSY 799 Independent Study (4-12 units
Advancement to Candidacy
Ph.D. students must take a comprehensive written or oral examination in order to be allowed to enroll in pre- dissertation or dissertation courses. The comprehensive examination is taken after students have successfully completed sixty-eight (68) course credits. Students in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program, who intend to obtain clinical licensing, may be allowed to take the comprehensive examination after completing forty-eight (48) credit units, thirty-six (36) or more of which must be clinical course credits. For additional information on the comprehensive examination, doctoral dissertation guidelines, or other graduation requirements, please contact your program director.