Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents

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From January,11 to
December, 9, 2021

30 places available

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1 year / 60 ECTS

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“These studies prepare you to work in the field of Mental Health for children and adolescents”

What is the Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with Children and Adolescents?

The Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with Children and Adolescents has a professional focus, stemming from the real demands for Psychologists who specialize in this area of Health. Therefore, it prepares students to work in the field of childhood and adolescent Mental Health, with an up-to-date perspective, characterized by quality.

The aim of the Master's Degree in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with Children and Adolescents is to meet the demand for specialization in this field of intervention, combining rigor and academic quality with a focus on practical learning, which is evidenced by the methodology of the lectures and the quality of the seminars. All of the Professors in this Master´s Degree are working professionals; experts in the areas of the courses that they teach, with extensive teaching experience.

This Degree combines rigor and academic quality with an emphasis on hands-on practical learning

Those students who wish to work as Psychology professionals in the Health and Clinical fields must obtain an Official Master's Degree in General Health Psychology (MPGS) or obtain the specialization through the qualification for Psychologists Specializing in Clinical Psychology (PIR), in accordance with the regulation of the profession of General Health Psychologist (Seventh Additional Provision of the General Act on Public Health). Both options offer comprehensive and extensive training in general areas of work as a Clinical or Health Psychologist. However, there are many students who wish to receive a more specific and broader training in the field of Therapeutic Intervention with Children and Adolescents.

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With this Master's Degree you will be able to tackle the Mental Health problems of children and adolescents

Isabel EspinarProfessor Comillas CIHS

All you need to know


Admissions Process


Admission process and requirements:
Students must be holders of a Degree in Psychology or Medicine, as well as having a good record.

Following the submission of the application form along with the required documentation, the candidate will be invited to a personal interview in which the suitability of their profile will be assessed with respect to the requirements for successfully completing the Master's program.

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Important Dates


Admission application filing period: From January,11 to December, 9, 2021.

Information Sessions and University Open Days: You may consult the dates for the next Information Sessions here.

Classes begin on: January, 2022.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

  • Profile for Admission to the Degree:
  • This program is aimed at Psychologists who are studying for the Master's Degree in General Health Psychology, as well as other Psychologists who wish to obtain a specialization in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with children and adolescents in their respective work contexts, and who are interested in acquiring the skills and specific abilities to carry out rigorous work in dealing with mental health problems for children and adolescents.
  • Timetable for Studies:
  • Completion of the program in its entirety implies full-time dedication, during which attendance to classes and internships are combined with the personal work of students, based on the guidelines established by the professor.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


The Master's fees come to € 7,975 broken down in an €2,000 inscription fee and 10 monthly fees of € 597.50 each.
Alumni will receive a 10% discount.


Contact Information


Information point:
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences
c/ Universidad Comillas, 3 - 28049 Madrid
Tel. (+34) 91 734 3950, (ext. 2604)

Master's Course Director:
Isabel Espinar Fellmann


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Cognitive Behavioural Approach to Behavioural Problems in Children and Adolescents 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Desarrollo psicosexual, identidad y orientación sexual 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cognitive Behavioural Diagnosis and Intervention in Attention Problems 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Diagnóstico e intervención en problemas emocionales 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Evaluación e intervención clínica en el contexto escolar 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Evaluación e intervención en trauma con niños y adolescentes 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Therapeutic skills in behavioral-cognitive intervention with children and adolescents 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Current Tools for Cognitive Behavioural Assessment and Diagnosis 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cognitive Behavioural Intervention in Addictions 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Cognitive Behavioural Intervention in Eating Problems 2.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Intervention in attention deficit disorders with or without hyperactivity 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Intervención familiar en clínica infanto-juvenil 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Practicum 10.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Internship I 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Constructivist, Narrative and Next Generation Psychotherapies 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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