The Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology and the Ph.D. in Psychology are designed to meet the educational requirements for the State of California Psychologist. Students commuting from out-of-state must check with their local Board of Psychology to determine their state’s requirements for licensure.
The following professional organizations offer students and graduates of the Somatic Psychology Concentration at Meridian University the opportunity to enhance their professional profile.
Students in the Somatic Psychology Concentration are eligible for Student Membership in the US Association of Body Psychotherapists, and graduates are eligible for Clinical Membership.
Students and graduates of the Somatic Psychology Concentration are eligible for Associate Membership with the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association. Coursework in the Somatic Psychology Concentration may fulfill some requirements for Independent Track certification as a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) and/or Registered Somatic Movement Educator (RSME).
Graduates of the Somatic Psychology Concentration are eligible for Associate Membership with the American Dance Therapy Association.