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Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: School and Community Counseling Specialization

The School and Community Counseling Specialization will prepare you to address the developmental and mental health needs of children and adolescents in school and community settings.

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Faculty Donna San Antonio Co-Edits Journal Issue on Rural Youth Development

Faculty Donna SanAntonoCounseling Psychology faculty Donna San Antonio recently co-edited a May 2016 Special Issue of Peabody Journal of Education.  Titled "Rural Futures: Supporting Youth Aspirations and Sustaining the Promise of Public Education," the issue features well-known scholars in rural education and rural youth development from across the United States and Canada.  Articles explore issues including unsustainable economic policy, exploitative industrial practices, and lack of youth attachment to local and community schools.  Access the full issue.

Graduate Arts and Social Sciences Programs Open House


April 8, 2017
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Creative Writing, Counseling and Psychology, Clinical Mental Health: Expressive Therapies (Art, Music, Drama, Dance/Movement, and Expressive Arts), International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations, and Mindfulness
Learn how a graduate degree can help you take your passion and expertise to new heights.

6 Critical Skills for Counselors

6 Critical Skills Every Counselor Should Cultivate
6 Critical Skills Every Counselor Should Cultivate
Counselors today are working with increasingly diverse populations that have diverse sets of needs. Honing a solid set of essential skills makes for an effective, successful mental health practitioner.

Counseling and Psychology Scholarships

graduate-class-discussion-2-spotlightLesley's Division of Counseling and Psychology awards $1.25 million in merit scholarships each year in a range of amounts up to $12,000 for master's degree candidates and up to $16,500 for PhD candidates. Learn more at our graduate and doctoral scholarships page.