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Lisbon, Portugal

Students pursuing a master’s degree in School Counseling or taking graduate courses in Addictions Counseling may enroll in courses at our Lisbon site, hosted at St. Julian’s School. The school is ideally located in beautiful Carcavelos, just 12.5 miles from Lisbon, 3 minutes from the train station and a short walk from the beach. Courses are offered in a condensed format over 7-8 days during the summer.

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Master’s and Certificate Programs

International School Counseling

Summer 2019 Course Offerings

Course offerings are subject to change.

Session I: July 1 – 10, 2019

No class: July 6 & 7
Meeting times: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm 

COUN 501 – Introduction to Counseling || Dr. Jill Schwarz
EPSY 661 – Counseling Children and Adolescents || Dr. Stuart Roe

Session II: July 11 – 19, 2019

No class: July 14
Meeting times: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm 

COUN 535 – Career Counseling and Placement || Professor Corinne Zupko
COUN 670 – Counseling Theory and Techniques || Dr. Atsuko Seto

Session III: July 22 – 31, 2019

No class: July 27 & 28
Meeting times: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

COUN 515 – Statistics and Research in Counseling || Instructor TBD
COUN 675 – Group Counseling || Dr. Sandy Gibson

Required Textbooks for Summer 2019

COUN 501 Introduction to Counseling 

Young, M. (2017). Learning the art of helping (6th ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

*Note: Make sure you buy the bundled version with access to online resources (MyCounselingLab). You can choose to purchase the text in hard-copy or the electronic version.


EPSY 661 Counseling Children & Adolescents

Vernon, A. & Schimmel, C.J. (Counseling Children and Adolescents (5th ed.). Cognella Academic Publishing.

Louv, R. (2006). Last child in the woods: Saving our children from nature-deficit disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.


COUN 670 Counseling Theory and Techniques

Corey, G. (2017). Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (10th  ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Corey, G. (2017). Student Manual for theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (10th ed.). Boston, MA:  Cengage Learning.

If the students want to purchase an electronic version of the textbook and student manual, they can visit the following link.


COUN 535 Career Counseling and Placement

Niles, S.G. & Harris Bowlsbey, J. (2017).  Career Development Interventions (5th ed.). Pearson.

Students do NOT need to purchase the access pass to MyCounselingLab. However, if students want to get the ebook version of the text, that is completely fine.


COUN 515 Statistics and Research

Salkind, N.J. (2008) Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics (6th Edition). California: Sage Publications.

Leedy, P.D. & Ormrod, J.E. (2016). Practical research: Planning and design (11th Edition). Pearson




About the Location

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and a major player in the country’s finance, commerce, art, international trade, education, and tourism. A prized destination and hub of culture and innovation, Lisbon attracts visitors from all over the world. It’s also the oldest city in Western Europe, offering a delightful mix of the history and progress. St. Julian’s School is ideally located in beautiful Carcavelos, just 12.5 miles from Lisbon, 3 minutes from the train station and a short walk from the beach.

The College of New Jersey graduate program in Lisbon is held at St. Julian’s School, Quinta Nova 2775-588 Carcavelos, Portugal.


Accommodations in Lisbon

TCNJ does not endorse specific accommodations

Students must book accommodation independently and there are many websites where you can locate and explore a variety of apartment and hotel options that may suit your needs. Please visit TCNJ’s Lisbon Facebook page for housing suggestions or to connect with other students looking for shared accommodation. Additionally, you can visit Counselor Education’s Portugal website for more information on this program.

Summer 2018 Portugal Hotel Options Map (PDF)

Portugal Hotel Options Addresses (PDF)

Cascais Housing Map (PDF)

Sintra Housing Map (PDF)

Estoril Housing Map (PDF)

Contact the Coordinator

For more information regarding this site, please contact Dr. Stuart Carroll, Faculty Director of Graduate Global Programs ( or 609-771-2221).

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