Our Mission and Values


William James College strives to be a preeminent school of psychology that integrates rigorous academic instruction with extensive field education and close attention to professional development. We assume an ongoing social responsibility to create programs to educate specialists of many disciplines to meet the evolving mental health needs of society.

Core Values

Experiential Education
Integrate rigorous academic instruction with substantial clinical experience.

Social Responsibility
Educate providers to meet a diverse society's evolving mental health needs including cultural competence and language training. Develop programs and partnerships to ensure access to mental health care for all persons.

Personal Growth
Foster a supportive, challenging and available learning environment that pays careful attention to personal and professional development.


William James College is an independent, not-for-profit institution.