Doctorado en psicoterapia


social Sciences



Universidad de Chile

University of Chile

  • City: Ñuñoa,
  • Commune: Santiago,
  • Region: Metropolitan Region

Provide its students with a postgraduate training of excellence, which enables them to perform high-level academic practice with a specialized focus on research in psychotherapy and mental health.

Applicant Profile

Admission requirements:

1.- To be in possession, at least, of a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or Medicine, or an equivalent or higher degree in said disciplines.
2.- Having taken basic subjects of Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Statistics and Research Methodologies.
3.- Prove command of the English language.
4.- Pass the entrance exam, consisting of an evaluation of your background, an essay on your academic purposes, a personal interview, and an evaluation of scientific skills.

Graduate profile

Graduates of this program are expected to be able to contribute to the body of knowledge in Mental Health and Psychotherapy and to the training of academics and professionals. Likewise, it is expected that they promote the advancement of this area of knowledge, both in the field of research and in the clinical field, as a way to contribute to human development and well-being in general and to the study and solution of specific problems. in particular.

Lines of investigation

1.- Etiological mechanisms of mental disorders
2.- Development trajectories
3.- Mechanisms and processes of change in psychotherapy
4.- Prevention and intervention in mental health