A private comprehensive liberal arts college in Salt Lake City, UT, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in liberal arts and professional programs. Website
Why Westminster?

Why Westminsters' Professional Counseling Program?

  • Our program's clinical faculty includes licensed professionals who have practiced for many years in the mental health community.
  • A partnership with the International Psychotherapy Institute allows us to draw from the clinical expertise of its local, national, and international faculty for supervision, teaching, and specialized programming.
  • Our program is broadly based in clinical theories, yet offers the potential for an in-depth educational experience in psychodynamic theory and practice.
  • Our program offers intensive, individual and group supervision, providing optimal opportunities, mentoring, and support for emerging clinicians.
  • Our program incorporates a scientist-practitioner model, helping students understand the relationships between theory, research, and practice related to effective mental health treatment.
  • Clinical internship placements and practicum sites are carefully selected to promote student learning and to facilitate community networking beneficial for future employment in the mental health field.
  • An entering graduate cohort of 15-18 students each year provides the opportunity for close, supportive peer relationships and attentive faculty mentors.
  • MSMHC courses and clinical training prepare students in effective counseling and assessment skills necessary for CMHC licensure and eventual employment in hospitals, agencies, and private practice settings.