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The CONCEPT Philosophy

CONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies at Palo Alto University delivers advanced training for mental health professionals, with programs customized to individual learning needs. High caseloads, limited resources, limited time and budgets–we understand the everyday barriers to achieving the level of professional development you need.

With content curated by psychologist Dr. Patricia Zapf and our Advisory Board, we make training for developing skills, following best practices, and improving credibility. Our psychology continuing education programs are accessible and individualized to fit every schedule so you can take your practice to the next level.


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"This training was excellent across all aspects and invaluable for someone like me who, due to geographical remoteness, do not get access to training in these kinds of measures – or to this standard. Thank you again for allowing me to participate."

- Armon Tamatea, Senior Lecturer - The University of Waikato