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Lynch School of Education

Counseling and Counseling Psychology

Welcome to Counseling Psychology at Boston College: A Catalyst for Social Change

The Counseling Psychology program at the Lynch School of Education offers clinical training that leverages its geographical proximity to some of the best practicum and internships sites in the country. Our top-notch research training combines scientific rigor and real-life impact on some of the most important issues in society today. Collaborating with our nationally and internationally renowned faculty, our doctoral and master's students work to advance cutting-edge research and practice in the field.

Our unique commitment and approach to social justice unites the diverse work conducted in the program. We have received national recognition for engaging students in transformative learning, which has empowered them to consider their role in a global society. Our training extends beyond traditional counseling roles and practices, to promote civic and social responsibility, human rights, community partnerships and outreach. By elevating social consciousness in all efforts to enhance the human condition, ignite imagination, and make the world more just, the Counseling Psychology Program continues to shape the next generation of compassionate counselors, innovative scholars, and leaders for social change.

Learn more about our vibrant community of faculty, staff, and students.