Counseling Psychology

Few careers offer the opportunity to make a real difference in someone’s life nearly every day. Counseling psychology is one of them.

Our Ph.D. program in counseling psychology is based on a scientist-practitioner training model, with strong emphasis on multicultural issues and opportunities for specialized training. Students will be trained to be researchers, practitioners, consultants, and faculty members. Students must complete a full year internship at the end of their academic program.

Associate Professor Zoe Peterson wants to know what motivates someone to sexually assault or coerce someone else. Inside IU spoke to Peterson about her research, new ways to identify risk factors and how the current attention on sexual assault affects research.

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