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MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

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MA in Integrative Child and Adolescent PsychotherapyIICP


October 2022

Due to the current government-issued social distancing requirements, our college has been successfully transformed into a remote & blended learning community for programme delivery. The delivery of the programme remains on the cutting edge of best practice in counselling and psychotherapy education and training.


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: October 2022

Duration: 2.5 Years

Year One Fees: €3,875 - Inclusive of QQI registration fee of €200

Year Two Fees: €3,875

Final Semester Fees: €1,250



  • 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 or to register your interest in this programme please contact:


For further information visit

or contact the IICP Office

Phone: 087 905 5330

Email: [email protected] 

Triona Kearns

Director of Registry & Operations

Phone: 086 0499154 

Marcella Finnerty

College President

Phone: 086 2609989


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