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Integration of Psychology and Theology

Students in Fuller’s School of Psychology—a pioneer in the integration of psychology and Christian theology—are equipped to serve with professionalism, grace, and truth. All are trained for their chosen vocations in an environment of clinical excellence, research innovation, and academic distinction.

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Clinical training

DIVERSE OPPORTUNITIES, PLUS A THRIVING IN-HOUSE CLINIC

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PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAINING WITH A THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATION

Cutting-edge research

PARTICIPATE IN INNOVATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS 

Study with Experienced, Supportive Faculty

Fuller’s School of Psychology is led by astute and passionate faculty with vast clinical experience and diverse research backgrounds.

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Academic Programs

MS in Marriage and Family Therapy

Within a community of dedicated faculty and supportive cohort members, students are prepared for licensure as skilled therapists with a theological understand that richly informs their work

PsyD in Clinical Psychology

This program prepares students to provide therapy and assessment services to diverse populations in various settings (including private practice), to understand and apply research in helping clients thrive, and to teach in many settings

PhD in Clinical Psychology

This program prepares students to generate and publish research, to teach in undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral settings, and to provide therapy and assessment services

Collaborative Training and Research

TRI

Travis Research Institute

Through dozens of research projects our students and faculty work together to better understand neuropsychology, stress and trauma, worship and health, the role of religion in psychotherapy, and more.

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Fuller Psychological and Family Services

FPFS is our on-site community clinic providing therapy in five languages and neuropsychological and personality assessments.

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Thrive Center for Human Development

Our Thrive Center researches the development of child and adolescent spirituality, character, identity, and competence in context, and guides communities who assist young people to become flourishing adults.

STAR

STAR

Fuller’s Office for Science, Theology, and Religion Initiatives (STAR) helps develop and further projects at the nexus of the sciences and Christian faith.

Exceptional Clinical Training

Our faculty are closely involved in each student’s training experience, helping shape the development of their clinical skills and knowledge through classroom instruction, small group consultations, and direct supervision. Our clinical training features a broad network of clinical sites, comprehensive training, and integration of spirituality and psychology.

Integration of Psychology and Theology

The integration of psychology and theology is at the core of all our programs. Fuller offers solid academic training that cultivates excellence and professionalism undergirded by deep spiritual formation and theological understanding. Our faculty are not only highly respected scholars and practitioners in their fields, they are committed christian disciples who interweave their faith organically into their courses, research projects, and clinical training. Click here for more information on Integration.

Accreditation

Fuller’s School of Psychology programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Questions related to each program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 336-5979 / Email: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Integration Symposium

This annual lecture series features a nationally recognized scholar focusing on a single integrative issue.

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Therapy as Peacemaking
Relational Integration
Kindling God: How People Experience the Divine
Courageous Leadership in Christian Sex/Gender Conflicts
Integration: Story Table
Theology Of Integration

Past Integration Symposiums on FULLER studio

Explore past topics covered in Fuller’s annual Integration Symposium, such as “The Christian Therapist as Peacemaker,” “How People Experience the Divine,” and more.

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