The University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Counseling Psychology is an APA-accredited and internationally renowned department that offers graduate and undergraduate curricula, research, and training for counselors and counseling psychologists. Our department’s commitment to equity and inclusion can be seen in everything we do. Whether it’s through our affordable, state-of-the-art counseling psychology clinic, service-oriented research, or outreach projects, we strive to create an environment in which all students, faculty, staff, and patients thrive.
The Department of Counseling Psychology at UW–Madison is home to the fifth-ranked Student Counseling program in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 rankings.
The department delivers its broad expertise and ongoing research findings to individuals around the world through an evolving network of outreach activities and partnerships. Students are encouraged to participate in faculty-led research teams and groups within the department and across campus.
Faculty members are central to the department’s success as dedicated educators, groundbreaking researchers, and vital mentors to the next generation. We are committed to recruiting top academics with diverse backgrounds and exceptional experience in scholarship, teaching, and service.
Commitment to Equity
Faculty and students in our department are deeply committed to equity and social justice through outreach, research, and instruction. We strive to integrate multiculturalism and diversity into each and every course, creating space for difficult dialogues and developing skills in empathy, perspective-taking, and advocacy.
Esperanza is a Centro Hispano of Dane County and UW-Madison School of Education partnership funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The Esperanza graduate certificate in bilingual psychological services is a 9-credit (5 courses) training opportunity offered over a 1.5-year academic schedule starting every Spring semester. Graduate students currently enrolled at UW-Madison in psychology or related helping professions (e.g., social work) are eligible to apply. Spring 2023-24 applications are due Nov 7, 2022 at 5 pm CST. See the Esperanza website for more information or contact the certificate Director, Dr. Ramírez Stege.
Award-Winning Training Clinic
The UW–Madison Counseling Psychology Training Clinic (CPTC) is a training facility for counseling psychology graduate programs. The clinic offers high-quality, cost-efficient, and multiculturally competent psychological and mental health services to students and community members.
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