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Masters Program

The master’s Program lateral to the diploma programs is offered by East West Centre for Counselling and Training, Indian Institute of Psychodrama accredited by the Martin Luther’s Christian University (MLCU), Shillong.

About Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU)

The pioneering Christian university in Meghalaya, MLCU commits itself to render service to the community and to provide its students with a high-quality education that will enable them to graduate as well-rounded professionals, to serve with purpose, integrity and efficiency anywhere in the world. As global citizens these students will provide the leadership for tomorrow. MLCU is sponsored by the National Lutheran Health and Medical Board (NLHMB), a registered trust established in 1986 and engaged in Health Care, Education, Community Outreach and Disaster Management. With job-oriented academic courses, MLCU is prepared to meet the challenges and requirements of the present-day workplace. MLCU emphasizes Skills and Experiential Learning and offers hands-on development projects for its students, to acquire not only knowledge and skills, but the real-life expertise needed to pursue gainful and fulfilling careers.
MLCU recognizes its opportunity and responsibility to contribute to the sustainable development of the region, participating in vocational education, healthcare, information and communication networks, agrisciences, environmental protection, disaster education, peace studies, and developmental projects. The university will collaborate with government, NGOs, community organizations, self-help groups and industry in the development of the community.

The first year of masters is on two separate specializations, Expressive Arts Therapy and Psychodrama. This first year by itself serves as an individual diploma course which can be extended into master’s course mentioned below:
i) M.Sc. Counselling Psychology, specialized in Psychodrama
ii) M.Sc. Counselling Psychology, specialized in Expressive Arts Therapy

Expressive Arts Therapy module will introduce students to the various creative arts therapy modalities such as Psychodrama, Art therapy, Dance/ movement therapy, storytelling as therapy, Music therapy, Counselling, and Expressive Arts Therapy. This is a 1-year module, followed by which the student can get into the 2nd year of Master’s focusing on various theoretical Psychology subjects.


Psychodrama module trains students to facilitate a group action method that helps a person to embrace one’s own capabilities. This could be used in clinical setting and non-clinical settings. This is a spontaneous and creative method which is used by certified psychodramatists who is otherwise called the Psychodrama director. A director enables or facilitates a re-enactment of real-life situations, past incidents / situations or an inner mental process but, acting them out in the present time.

Anyone interested in the program please contact us on 9884700104/106/135

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info@centerforcounselling.org/ Training@centerforcounselling.org

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