Spring 2020 Update 
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Spring 2020 Update [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Couple Therapy Certificate

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Courses in this program are based on a synthesis of psychoanalytic and systemic models to prepare the contemporary couples therapist to provide effective treatment. Coursework and supervision offer a strong theoretical and technical foundation preparing clinicians to address a wide range of issues in couple treatment.

Admission Requirements

Applicants should complete an online application. CV and personal statement are  required to complete the application. Applicants should arrange to send transcripts and two letters of recommendation directly to Adelphi. The applicant will be contacted for a personal interview.

Program Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of course work shown below.
  • 100 hours of supervision (group supervision may be chosen for up to 35 hours)
  • 120 hours of couple treatment
  • 100 hours of personal psychotherapy (50 hours must be concurrent with training)
  • A graduation paper demonstrating candidate’s integration of theory and technique


Please note that these courses provide Continuing Professional Education credits, not graduate credits. Each credit represents 6 hours of class time.

Year One

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Fall Semester

Spring Semester

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