East-West Psychology

Certificate Curriculum

Certificate Curriculum

The East-West Spiritual Counseling Certificate is designed as a two-semester program comprising 18 units of coursework, including 3 units of core courses and 15 units of directed electives.

Note: Students in the M.A. and Ph.D. programs can spread the coursework over four semesters as they weave the Certificate requirements in with those of the M.A. or Ph.D. degrees. When the student enrolls in the Certificate program, East-West spiritual counseling becomes the student's area of specialization.

Core Courses

EWP 7792 East-West Spiritual Counseling
EWP 7793 Spiritual Counseling Skills

Sample Spiritual Counseling Directed Electives

EWP 6011 Nondual Perspectives in Spiritual Counseling
EWP 6205 Embodied Spiritual Inquiry
EWP 6261 The Psychology of Death and Dying: An East-West Exploration
EWP 7311 Jungian Psychology and East-West Spirituality
EWP 7515 Holistic Sexuality
EWP 7592 Nonduality and the Self

Though a list of suggested spiritual counseling electives will be given each semester, students can select electives they feel would be most beneficial to their practice with the approval of the certificate director.

Certificate full-time sample schedule

Fall Semester

EWP 7792 East-West Spiritual Counseling (or EWP 7793 Spiritual Counseling Skills)
EWP ____ Spiritual Counseling Directed Elective
EWP ____ Spiritual Counseling Directed Elective

Spring Semester

EWP ____ Spiritual Counseling Directed Elective
EWP ____ Spiritual Counseling Directed Elective
EWP ____ Spiritual Counseling Directed Elective