Level: Postgraduate coursework
Psychotherapy covers a range of techniques that can be used to improve an individual's mental health. The psychotherapy program at Sydney Medical School will equip you with the skills to deal effectively with people who suffer from psychological disorders that cannot be helped by more traditional psychotherapies. These include personality disorders, generalised anxiety disorder, dysthymia and chronic depression. Upon successful completion of the program you will have achieved proficiency as psychotherapists to the point of gaining professional recognition with the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy (ANZAP) and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).
The Master of Medicine (Psychotherapy) is open to applicants who hold a medical qualification (MBBS). The Master of Science in Medicine (Psychotherapy) is open to applicants who hold a non-medical qualification. The two master's degrees offer the same course of study.