The Spirituality Mind Body Institute’s (SMBI) Summer Intensive at Teachers College, Columbia University is a transformative graduate program committed to uniting spirituality and psychology. Their approach to research, theory, and practice fully integrates modern science and ancient wisdom, creating a program of study first of its kind in the Ivy League.
Through the SMBI Summer Intensive, aspiring thought leaders, mind-body healers, activists, and visionaries are encouraged to develop transformative possibilities for their clients, students, organizations and communities at large. Spiritual-leadership development is fostered through a series of integrated coursework that includes both theory and practice with prominent leaders in the field. Aspiring students pursue coursework and skill development over two consecutive summers and undertake supervised research projects, fieldwork, and distanced learning in their communities of origin throughout the intervening year. SMBI is part of the clinical psychology program at Teachers College, which offers degrees at both the masters and doctoral level. For more information, please click here.
The Master of Arts degree, with a concentration in Spirituality Mind Body is intended for students interested in the field of Clinical Psychology and the mental health professions at large. This introductory-level graduate program provides foundational knowledge of psychopathology, treatment theories, and research methods. It is ideally suited for applicants who are looking to strengthen their background prior to applying to doctoral psychology programs. In addition, it is well matched for candidates who do not hold undergraduate degrees in psychology and who wish to gain exposure to the field. SMBI is part of the clinical psychology program at Teachers College, which offers degrees at both the masters and doctoral level. For more information, please click here.