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  Nov 20, 2018
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Summer Addendum 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Summer Addendum [Archived Catalog]

Mind-Body Medicine, Specialization in Healthcare Practice, Ph.D.


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Students selecting the Healthcare Practice doctoral specialization will complete 18 credits in specialized coursework including coursework in mind-body science (psychophysiology), the application of information science to healthcare decisions (health informatics), and will choose options in areas such as biofeedback, hypnosis, spirituality and health, energy medicine, and consulting skills. As part of their required coursework, they may complete a Saybrook University certificate in biofeedback, hypnosis, integrative wellness coaching, or integrative and functional nutrition.

Designed for licensed health care professionals as well as individuals pursuing careers in health coaching and wellness education, this curriculum involves extensive evidence-based research to support a comprehensive range of mind-body skills used in the field of integrative medicine.

 

 

Specialization Credits: (Years 1-4) 18


Specialization Requirements for 2017-2018 Academic Year approved by CIMHS Degree Program Committee.

NOTES:

  • The degree completion time for a student following the default course sequence will average between 4 ½ to 5 ½ years. Some students may complete degree requirements in fewer terms and some may require more terms to complete the degree. A listing of acceptable CIMHS courses and electives is available in the Saybrook Catalog. Students may also choose an elective from the required courses in other specializations.
  • This is a structured cohort program and the sequence of courses is different for students who start in the fall than for students who start in the spring.

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