Counselling Psychology

The Department of Educational Psychology currently offers three graduate programs in Counselling Psychology.

If you are interested in applying to the Counselling Psychology MEd Program Thesis-based Route or the Counselling Psychology MEd Program Course-based Route, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) before applying.

MEd Program
Thesis-based Route

MEd Program
Course-based Route

PhD Program

 Admission: Every year
 Admission: Every year
 Admission: Every year
 Applications are due December 1st, every year

We also offer an MEd in School Counselling with admission every two years. The next admission cycle is March 2017.  

General Application Information

Counselling Psychology Student Handbook

MEd Supplementary Application Form 

PhD Supplementary Application Form  

How To Apply

Program Deadlines

General Admission Requirements & Criteria

Graduate Student Services 

Please direct admissions questions, program inquiries, etc., to edpygrad@ualberta.ca

Director of Training

Dr. Derek Truscott
derek.truscott@ualberta.ca

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jessica Van Vliet
jvanvliet@ualberta.ca

Program Staff

Dr. Bill Hanson
Dr. Denise Larsen
Dr. Noorfarah Merali
Dr. Rebecca Hudson Breen
Dr. Phillip Sevigny
Dr. Derek Truscott
Dr. Jessica Van Vliet
Dr. Bill Whelton
Dr. Sophie Yohani

Clinical Supervisor

Dr.Kevin Wallace


*Please note that when selecting an academic supervisor, you may visit the Faculty page to view all our professors to find a suitable match for your research interests.