Special Education

Educational Therapy MA Program Approved

April 25, 2019

Educational Therapy

Educational therapists provide intensive services to their clients, including creating and implementing a treatment plan that utilizes information from a variety of sources including the client’s social, psychoeducational, and neuropsychological context; assisting clients’ awareness of their strengths; and using those strengths to overcome or compensate areas of weakness.  Individuals entering the field of Educational Therapy typically have a background in general or special education, child development, speech and language therapy, psychological counseling, marriage and family counseling, and advocacy.  Educational therapists provide services in private practice, public and private schools, learning centers, clinics, hospitals, public agencies, businesses and workplaces, community colleges, universities, and vocational schools.