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School of Professional Psychology and Health

The programs offered within each of the departments in the School of Professional Psychology and Health encourage integration of new and alternative approaches to psychological health and well-being with scholarship, research, and practice.

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Department of Clinical Psychology

Since 1991, CIIS’ Clinical Psychology department has provided advanced and specialized training in clinical psychology that combines the principles of integral education with the clinical efficacy of contemporary psychodynamic psychotherapy.

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Department of Integrative Health Studies

CIIS’ Integrative Health Studies department embraces a unique, multifaceted approach to integrative health that includes key principles of psychological behavior change, use of complementary practices, holistic lifestyle medicine, and addressing community-based health disparities.

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Department of Counseling Psychology

The Counseling Psychology department, in the School of Professional Psychology and Health at CIIS, supports prospective clinicians who value a modern, holistic, and culturally sensitive approach to the practice of psychotherapy.

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Department of Applied Psychology

Applied Psychology programs are taught online in Mandarin in China. We offer a coherent overview and exploration of the most important areas of psychological development, including problem areas and aspects of healing and growth.