Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies

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Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies – Addictions Counseling


Are you called to fill the gap in helping those battling substance abuse and other dependencies? The Doctor of Philosophy – Addictions Counseling prepares you for a career in the areas of mental health counseling, research, education and psychological science. Receive the knowledge and skills needed to break new ground in behavioral health and make an impact on this social crisis. This doctoral degree is for the student who doesn’t need professional accreditation and the scholar seeking to impact culture beyond the Ph.D. counseling arena.

  • Develop advanced, faith-based intervention strategies for addictive behaviors.
  • Learn techniques derived from the major psychotherapeutic systems.
  • Gain a solid foundation in research methods and applied field experience.
  • Presented from a Christian worldview, coursework is offered online and supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

Career Opportunities:

  • University Faculty/Leadership
  • Substance Abuse Program Administrator
  • Recovery Care Addictions Administrator
  • Researcher/Writer

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