Counseling Psychology — School Counseling — MFT
Patricia G. Cowick

Patricia G. Cowick, M.A., MFT

Adjunct Faculty, Counseling Psychology

Patty Cowick, MFT, is a licensed therapist of 18 years who has worked in a variety of settings: public schools, community mental health and private practice. She has been teaching at USF for the past nine years. She teaches in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program and the School Counseling Program. Her courses include: Group Counseling, Theory and Practice, Parent and Child Therapy, Psychopathology, Life Transitions, Cross Cultural Counseling and Fieldwork Supervision. Her teaching style combines knowledge with practical skills. She currently has a full private practice and works in the schools running groups. She has developed an original curriculum for the County of Alameda based on their juvenile first offender program. She has private practice in San Ramon.


M.A., Counseling Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco

Research Areas

Group counseling; theory and practice; parent and child therapy; psychopathology; life transitions; cross cultural counseling.

Courses Offered
  • Group Counseling Skills
  • Child and Parent Therapy and Counseling
  • Individual and Family Psychopathology
  • Group Leadership and Systems Consultation
  • Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy