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Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling online Master’s certificate programs at Regent University
Certificate of Graduate Studies in Marriage, Couple Family Counseling. It is not for initial licensure. This family and marriage counseling certificate may help advance your career as a mental health professional. Explore successful passage through the developmental stages of marriage and family over the life span. Gain invaluable knowledge in areas including couples therapy, treating sexual dysfunction and therapies for various addictions. Prepare to play a crucial role as a high-demand professional, working to heal and strengthen marriage, couple and family relationships. COUN 593A Internship in Marriage, Couple Family Counseling (3), plus three courses from the following:. Examines models of family systems therapy and techniques. Helps beginning family therapists develop a model of practice and apply models to clinical cases. Cross-listed with CES 747. The successful passage through the developmental stages of marriage and family over the lifespan contributes in positive ways to the health and well-being of marriage and family. Included for study and discussion are current social topics of marriage and family developmental stages and historical perspectives that are of concern to the clinical process. Prerequisites: COUN 526, COUN 540, COUN 545. Expressive arts interventions play an integral role in how the mind and body heal from posttraumatic stress. This course examines treatments such as play, art, music, equine, drama therapy, yoga, and sandtray which can be used as stand-alone models or an enhancements to traditional, evidence-based therapy methods. Cross-listed with CES 655. Prerequisites: COUN 521, COUN 526, and COUN 538. How humans regulate their emotions, by drawing on theories of attachment and interpersonal neurobiology. Characteristics of attachment security are explored, including how complex trauma and disrupted attachment may lead to difficulty in personality organization, compulsive behaviors, and relationship issues. Experientially-based therapeutic interventions are identified. Cross-listed with CES 751.