KALAMAZOO—The Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology program at Western Michigan University has been accredited for seven more years by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.
It is the only APA-accredited doctoral program in counseling psychology in Michigan. Reaccreditation for the maximum seven-year period indicates full compliance with the profession's accepted standards for the highest level of psychology training.
The Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology has been continuously accredited by the APA since 1993 and will remain accredited through 2019. It is offered by the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, with Lonnie Duncan and Eric Sauer serving as co-directors of training.
The program embraces a scientist-practitioner model of training, preparing students for the scientific and professional practice of counseling psychology, and emphasizes the importance of addressing the needs of an increasingly diverse society.