Group Psychotherapy

Degree Granted
Advanced Certificate
Degree Level
Graduate Certificate

Hands-on learning with our group psychotherapy training certificate from Adelphi University on Long Island

Group Psychotherapy Training Program

This two-year online postgraduate Group Psychotherapy training program, firmly rooted in a relational approach to treatment, consists of intensive didactic and experiential learning, clinical supervision and personal group therapy.

The primary objective is to train candidates in becoming thoughtful and passionate practitioners of relational group psychotherapy, with an appreciation, excitement and deep understanding of relational theory and its creative applications.

Graduates of the program will receive a postgraduate certificate in group psychotherapy from Adelphi and will be eligible to apply for certified group psychotherapist (CGP) certification from the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA).

Weekly Commitment for Group Psychotherapy Candidates

For the 2019-2020 semesters:

  • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm didactic and experiential coursework (twice per-month)
  • Leading a group psychotherapy on Long Island
  • Group supervision
  • Individual supervision
  • Personal group psychotherapy
90%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022
of our master’s graduates say that Adelphi University increased their understanding of the roles and responsibilities of professionals in their field
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022

Program Info

Application Requirements

Applicants for this group psychotherapy post graduate and should submit the following:

  • Online application form and $60 fee
  • Two letters of recommendation from an academic or professional source
  • Personal essay (500 words)
  • All official college/university transcripts
  • Résumé/CV

All applicants will then be contacted for a personal interview.

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Director of Group Therapy Program

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Nexus Building First Floor
  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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