Child and Family Psychotherapy
Field of training
Mode of attendance
Faculty of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Department of Child and Family Psychotherapy
Candidate of Psychological Sciences,
Chair of the Department of Child and Family Psychotherapy,
Professor, Senior Researcher
The program makes it possible to satisfy the society’s demand for a new type of professional who is able to effectively solve practical and educational problems in the field of psychological assistance to children and families. The program is aimed at training qualified specialists with general cultural and professional competencies that allow them to effectively provide counseling and psychotherapeutic assistance to children at different stages of age and personal development, parents and families in difficult life situations. Program prepares for activities that require in-depth, fundamental professional training in the field of child and family psychotherapy and counseling, forms the modern ideas about child development and problems of a family, trains for research, educational and educational work.
A graduate of the program is able to provide psychological assistance to an individual, family, organization to resolve difficult life situations that have arisen as result of emergencies, crises, illness, developmental disorders, professional problems, interpersonal or social conflicts, losses, etc.
You can work as a psychologist, a researcher or a teacher of psychology in social institutions (education, social protection), psychological assistance centers, public and other organizations working with children, adolescents and families, as well as research organizations and higher educational institutions.
Module 1. Theoretical studies.
Module 2. Research activities and methods of psychological research.
Module 3. Professional interaction.
The examples of disciplines:
Child and adolescent psychotherapy, Classical and postclassical areas of family psychotherapy, Psychotherapeutic supervision, Emotional-affective sphere of a person, Introduction to child psychoanalysis, Child and youth psychiatry, Principles and methods of psychological training, Symboldrama, Jungian psychotherapy with children and adolescents, Psychosomatic disorders in children and adolescents, Couples psychotherapy, Sand psychotherapy, Psychotherapy of stress and post-stress states of children and adolescents, Psychological support for a family raising a child with autism.