IICP College: Master of Arts in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

IICP College

Master of Arts in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

October 2020

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy is a specialised area of practice. This Master’s programme will equip learners and practising therapists with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to meet the therapeutic needs of children and adolescents.

This part-time programme consists of ten modules over 2.5 years. It is a taught Master’s with a strong research component.


This two-year programme will be of interest to practising therapists who wish to extend their existing qualification in counselling and psychotherapy to Master’s level.


With a strong focus on excellence in clinical practice, learners are fully supported in making

the transition from work with adults to work with children and adolescents. A safe, nurturing environment is fostered through established links with an on-site placement centre.


  1. The Sequentially Planned Integrative Counselling for Children (SPICC) Model
  2. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with Children and Adolescents
  3. Child and Adolescent Development
  4. Play, Creative Media and Expressive Arts
  5. Clinical Skills for Working with Children and Adolescents


Second Year spans three semesters (1.5 Years).

  1. Advanced Research Methods
  2. Solution Focused Brief Therapy with Children and Adolescents
  3. Theory and Practice of Child and Adolescent Therapy
  4. Clinical Practice and Development
  5. Research Portfolio

Award: QQI Master of Arts in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
Start Date: Friday 2nd October 2020
Duration: 2.5 Years
Year One Fees: €3,875 - Inclusive of QQI registration fee of €200


  • Ideal for anyone looking to pursue a career in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
  • Competitively priced programme fees with payment plans available.
  • QQI validated, ensuring the highest quality content and delivery.
  • Exceptionally high levels of student support, ensuring that learners are continually guided and supported.

This programme is a QQI validated Level 9 qualification, which equates to 90 ECTS credits.

For further information visit www.iicp.ie/courses/icamasters

or contact:

Triona Kearns
Director of Registry & Operations
086 0499154 or triona@iicp.ie

Marcella Finnerty
College President
086 2609989 or marcella@iicp.ie

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
25th Mar, 2020
Dublin 24
Expiry Date
25th May, 2020