The mission of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences is:
To provide a fertile educational environment for the development and
promotion of an approach to clinical psychology founded on a
Catholic vision of the human person.
2) Through its M.S.
program, to provide its students with a solid theoretical foundation
and training in clinical skills consistent with this Catholic approach
to clinical psychology so as to prepare them for further
3) Through its Psy.D. program, to form highly
skilled clinical psychologists who have the leadership skills necessary for
promoting a Catholic approach to the psychological sciences.
for the Psychological Sciences was founded by a group of
mental health professionals, both academicians and clinicians, who perceived the
need to fully explore the interrelationship between psychology and faith
life. Their experiences sponsoring workshops for licensed mental health professionals
convinced them of the need for a new degree granting
institution; thus the Institute for the Psychological Sciences was created.
Institute began operating in September of 1999, offering instruction leading
to the Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. In
September of 2000, it initiated and enrolled its first class
in its Doctor of Psychology degree program in Clinical Psychology.
The Board of Directors and the Faculty of the Institute
for the Psychological Sciences are committed to achieving and maintaining
the highest academic standards in teaching and clinical training.
quest for academic quality, the Institute for the Psychological Sciences
commits itself to:
1) Increase and strengthen the quality of teaching
in the classroom by supporting innovative programs and through a
process of evaluation and response to feedback from students, faculty,
2) Instruct in accordance with the teaching of
the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.
3) Encourage and foster
the spiritual formation of its students by offering opportunities for
them to participate in spiritual direction, retreats, conferences, and religious
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