Learn to foster effective helping relationships and to create a wide range of interventions suitable for individuals, families, groups, and communities. Our programs are defined by small class sizes, an emphasis on making every voice heard, and a reputation for establishing deep connections. Read our full mission and objectives here.
We provide future counselors, therapists, and school psychologists with innovative programs of study that offer the knowledge and skills critical to the practice of:
- Art Therapy
- Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy
- Professional Mental Health Counseling
- Professional Mental Health Counseling - Specialization in Addictions
- School Psychology
We also offer specialty focus areas or certificates in eating disorders and ecopsychology.
Through the Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center, we offer direct service to the community and intensive training, supervision, and education to counselor and therapist trainees from all programs.
Applying for Admission
For prospective students, more information about applying is available through the Admissions page.
For Current Students and Alumni
- Resources for current students include forms, handbooks, syllabi, and other important information.
- Through our Career and Professional Resources and alumni webpages, you can find information on the support we offer our students and graduates as they enter their chosen professions.
- We love to hear what our alumni are up to! Interested alumni can go here to share their news with the rest of the graduate school community.
In the News
Recently earning the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy’s (AAMFT) Leadership Certificate, Disner provides feminist-informed therapy services in both English and Spanish and ensures open dialogue about social justice issues is an integral part of her regular activities and basic interactions with others.
This award is bestowed upon Andrus to provide official recognition for her dedicated service to the art therapy profession.
“As the only art therapy program in the state of Oregon, we are thrilled to have a new home at Lewis & Clark.” — Art Therapy Program Director Mary Andrus
The World Health Organization recently announced “gaming disorder” is now classified as a mental health disorder, however, The Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, has already been helping those struggling with this issue in their Gaming and Tech in Excess program.
MCFT professor Pilar Hernández-Wolfe and her colleagues have been changing the narrative of trauma treatment.