M.A. in Counseling at Southwestern College

Programs available online or on the ground in Santa Fe, NM.

The Counseling program at Southwestern College focuses on the deep, personal development and transformation of our students as “counselors-in-training.” Our holistic, integrative clinical curriculum combines current evidence-based practices in counseling while also including alternative approaches to healing for a truly unique multicultural flavor and training experience.

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About Southwestern College

Southwestern College is a consciousness-centered graduate school in Santa Fe, New Mexico offering online and on the ground Master’s Degrees in Counseling and Art Therapy/Counseling leading to licensure; we also offer specialty certificates for ongoing professional development. Our innovative curriculum integrates personal growth, consciousness, and holistic professional training in intimate experiential classrooms. 

Transformational, Experiential Learning 

The Master’s program in Counseling offers a heavy emphasis on your personal transformation and development as a compassionate, mindful, reflective, and deeply self-aware psychotherapist. You become your own first client by experiencing the process of personal transformation yourself. This allows you work transformationally with clients.

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Santa Fe, NM - A true sense of place.

          Santa Fe, The City Different, has recently been awarded the National Geographic World Legacy Award and is first in its category for Sense of Place. Their criteria for Sense of Place: “excellence in enhancing cultural authenticity, including using vernacular architecture and design, support for the protection of historic monuments, archeological sites, indigenous heritage, and artistic traditions.” While living in Santa Fe, you can immerse yourself in the rich cultural history and vibrant art scenes that embody our city and discover your own sense of place in the country's most historical state capital. World renowned cuisine, amazing outdoor recreation and continuous citywide events will ensure you always have something to do in your downtime.   

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