clinical psychology

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    PhD/PsyD Help figure out this program please!

    There is a program I applied to that has been working their acceptance offers a little different than other programs that I have dealt with and I was hoping to get other peoples advice and opinions on what is going on with this program. This specific program has been offering acceptances to...
  2. J

    Career and Resource suggestions or advice.

    Hello, I am currently an undergraduate student exploring my career options. I have a minor in educational studies and know that I want to work with children. I have struggled with trying to find a career that suits my interests and abilities. I want to challenge myself to continue my education...
  3. P

    Help and advice with tough graduate decisions

    I am currently a junior at university completing my BS in psych. I work at a psych lab and childcare center at my school. It's about that time to be making grad decisions. My gpa is currently 3.6 (due to ONE bad neuro class), and by next year it should be like 3.7ish To start off, I know all my...
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    US vs. Canadian GPA

    Hi all, As an American, would I need to convert my GPA for Canadian clinical psychology Ph.D./Psy.D. applications? I've heard elsewhere that there's an emphasis in Canada on percentages, which don't show up on my transcripts. Is there an official scale that I can refer to? Google hasn't been...
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    F-1 International Student in USA - Advice

    I have noticed few international (non-USA) members here and there posting individual threads asking other members to comment on their chances of getting accepted into a PhD program or an internship (I know it is harder to get an APA accredited internship as an international student) or a post...
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    PhD/PsyD Military Psych Questions

    I’m considering going the military psych route and applying for the HPSP with the Army, Air Force, or Navy. For those who have gone this route, especially “lifers” who stay military psychologists after their initial 3-year commitment following their APA internship, I’ve got a few questions. Or...
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    PhD/PsyD CMHC Master's vs Clinical Psych Master's - Readiness for Doctoral Program

    Hello all! I am a first semester graduate student currently enrolled in a 60-hour Professional Counseling M.Ed. program under their Clinical Mental Health Concentration. The university I am at also offers a 46-hour Clinical Psychology M.A. program that I am considering transferring to. As an...
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    Midwestern-Glendale, AZ PsyD

    After looking through nearly every mention of the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at Midwestern U in Arizona in the SDN, I have a question--is the program still poorly regarded? I've been accepted to the school and want to make sure I'm making an informed decision. Their cohort size is ~23...
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    Gallaudet Clinical Psychology Ph.D.

    Anyone apply to Gallaudet for 2019 cohort? I cannot find any data on their acceptance rate for the program other than they are accepting 5 student for the 2019 cohort. I applied & still haven't heard back. If anyone has applied or is a current student at Gallaudet, any information would be...
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    PhD/PsyD Counseling vs. Clinical Psychology Ph.D.

    Hello everyone, After two failed application cycles to clinical psychology Ph.D. programs, I have started considering adding applications to counseling psychology Ph.D. programs in the next cycle. I'm trying to find information about the programs, but for some reason, there's significantly less...
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    Alliant PsyD SF

    I got an interview for alliant in sf for the PsyD. Can anyone tell me about their experience without interview if they have been through the process? I know everyone is gonna talk about how much they dislike alliant. Financially, my parents have it covered. Their 2017 apa match rate is 94%. I...
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    Did anyone apply to the wright institute PsyD for fall 2019?

    hi guys. It’s my first post on here. The wright institute is mt number 1 choice for PsyD. I applied for admission for the upcoming 2019 fall semester. Has anyone applied and gotten an interview yet? I thought I could start this thread so we can all update each other during this process. Hope to...
  13. P

    What are some ways to up income while in Grad school?

    More specifically, if I get into a fully funded clinical psych. program with a TA position or something similar to that, that pays a stipend of around 20K what would be some ways of earning more money (hopefully through the program/school) without having to get a part time job on the side and...
  14. neurodoe29

    APPIC Internship Match 2019-20-- Phase II

    Hi all, I thought I'd start a thread in advance for those of us who either know that they will be in Phase II since they received no interviews in Phase I (hello, me), or who end up in Phase II after not getting matched in Phase I. Hopefully this can be a great source of support and...
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    Research Participation Request: Psychology Graduate Students

    My name is Lauren Matturro and I am a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. You are invited to participate in a study about experiences of graduate students in psychology programs. Through this participation, you will be...
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    Lifespan Training in Neuropsychology?

    I'm in a clinical PhD program, with an interest in neuropsychology. I'm starting to think about internship and post doc and I'm curious about ways to get training to make me qualified to work with children and adults as a neuropsychologist. It seems like there are a couple of postdocs that focus...
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    Will this post-bacc plan work?

    Recently I have had a hard time deciding on whether or not to pursue clinical psychology or psychiatry. Well, that is until I heard of post-bacc programs. As of now, my plan is to pursue clinical psychology because I know I will have a much greater academic success as there are much less math...
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    Psychology or Psychiatry?..Please help...

    So I am feeling very overwhelmed right now in terms of which career path to take. Currently I am a freshman in a public state university, majoring in Psychology. Originally, I had wanted to become a clinical psychologist. Now, I am not so sure. Although it does interest me, I feel extremely...
  19. PreDrANB

    Training opportunities in grad school to prepare for internship?

    I am about to enter my first year of my Clinical Psych PhD program and I am wondering if anyone has any resources or advice on what kinds of graduate school training experiences internship sites are going to be looking for so that I can be sure to take advantage of/seek out those kinds of...
  20. PsychologistLizzie

    What clinical experience can I get as a first year PhD student?

    Hi all! I was hoping I could get some advice. I'm an incoming clinical-school psych student. I know that externships are not typically available for 1st-year students, so I was wondering what I can do now and which experiences will make me most competitive. I am primarily interested in...
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    Does your school require summer tuition while on Internship?

    Hey friends, My school recently started requiring summer term tuition payment since internship doesn't end by the end of our spring term (May). I am wondering about the ethics of the recent change. It requires students to take on more debt for an internship end date that is outside of our...
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    School psychology v clinical

    I’m reaching out for expert advice on what career path to choose! I recently have been admitted to a clinical doctoral program (PsyD) and a school psychology program (MA) and I can’t ddcide which path to choose. I always wanted to get my doctorate, but I recently discovered how much I love...
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    Clinical Psychology or Psychiatry?

    Hello! Currently, I am an undergraduate student on a pre-med path. I am majoring in psychology and neuroscience. For me, intelligence is not a problem. I don't mean to come across as egotistical, but I am extremely smart. I have never failed a class (or an exam). The last time I got a B on a...
  24. K

    Current School Counseling student looking to change majors...Phd or MD?

    As stated in my thread title, I am currently a school counseling student about to finish up my first year. A little bit of background information about myself: I have been in college, on and off, since 2009. It took me 7 years to get my undergrad degree in psychology; some of that was due to...
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    PhD/PsyD Alliant San Diego PhD

    An advisor mentioned a student who was initially very skeptical but was pleasantly surprised by the school, ended up on multiple publications, etc. Any students from the Alliant's California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego campus?
  26. PSydapplicant96

    If I am a licensed psychologist, does it matter what my Ph.D. is in?

    I have been accepted to Ph.D. programs in both school and clinical psychology. My top choice is a clinical Psy.D with an adolescent proficiency track. This school has waitlisted me, so I want to focus on the options that are real first. I hesitate to attend the clinical Ph.D. I'm accepted to b/c...
  27. P

    How much does practicum affect internship?

    How much does practicum experience (specifically the setting) determine where it would be "wise" to apply for internship? My dilemma is I would like to apply to prisons and hospitals. However, my first practicum was at a VA at an SMI clinic. Second year I was at a private practice conducting...
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    OPT CPT for psyd in clinical Psychology

    Hi, could international graduates of PsyD in Clinical Psychology be employed with OPT in california? Or the the chances are vey low for those without green card/US citizenship? What about H1b visa? How probable is it to get h1b?
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    "Help me decide" mega thread

    I have to choose! Help! Roosevelt is only 20,000 a year and in Chicago which is a city I know and love. There seemed to be a lot of support for the students, and a cohort size of 20 seems just big enough to be able to choose friends, but still have small classes. DU is like...40 or 50,000...
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    How to rank/choose 1st externship

    Question for upperclassmen/psychologists. My end goal, as of now, is to be a neuropsychologist. I'm a 1st year PhD student in the nyc area and am participating in the "match" for my 1st externship for next year. I will need to have neuropsych externships 3rd & 4th year, so for next year, what...
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    Where to find post-undergrad research-related work?

    I'm a senior in college right now and I applied to a handful of Clinical Psychology PhD programs. Seeing as I have not heard back from any of them, I'm thinking that it's time for me to start looking for jobs that will help increase my chances of getting in to a PhD program in the next couple of...
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    PhD/PsyD I need help on programs!

    Hello, I am currently trying to apply to programs for graduate school. I have tried contacting my clinical psychology professor from undergrad for help in figuring this all out, but I haven't received replies in the last 3 months! Now that it's getting closer to application dates I am starting...
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    2017 Midwestern University PsyD Program Thoughts?

    I have an interview scheduled for the end of November at MWU Downers Grove. I've read past forum post's about their program when they were recently APA accredited, although they are still considered a "new" and "developing" program. Does anyone have any opinions on modern day MWU at Downers...
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    Post-grad research assistant salary

    I'm going to be graduating in May with a bachelor's in psychology. I want to go into a Clinical Psych PhD program, but several professors that I have emailed basically told me there's no chance they would accept someone straight out of undergrad and I should try to work as a research assistant...
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    PhD in clinical psychology (UK)

    Hey! I finished my undergrad in Neurobiology this year in the United States, and my future goal is to be a child psychologist. I wanted to know what are my chances of getting a license to practice in the United States, if I go abroad (mainly UK) to do a PhD in child psychology. I also would...
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    PhD/PsyD Newbie looking for insights from Health Psychology PhD students

    Hi all, Throughout college I had aspired towards a career in medicine; I've completed all medical school prerequisites, majored in molecular biology, and have an ample amount of clinical/patient care and science research experience to be a competitive applicant. But lo and behold, since I...
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    Jobs with MSc Clin.Psych & Migration

    Hi fellow psychs!, I'm a new poster. I was searching for advice amongst my peers for the following situations/questions: 1. I'm a US resident and was planning on doing my MSC here however i decided to explore Canada as an option. I know degrees from different countries are regarded in...
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    Post Bac classes?

    I'm seeking some advice on my next course of action in regards to attaining a PhD in clinical psychology. I graduated in 2015 from my undergrad with a psychology BA and unfortunately not the best GPA (2.69). Fortunately I was able to work as a research assistant in two labs run by graduate...
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    Clinical psychologist vs clinical neuropsychologist

    Hi, I'm currently in the process of researching grad programs and I've thought for a while now that I wanted to do a PhD in clinical psychology -- I want to work with/research kids with autism. I'm sort of confused about what the differences are between a PhD in clinical psychology and a PhD in...
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    Career in Medical Psychology Advice

    Hi Everyone! I've been accepted to Mercer's clinical medical PsyD program! I love the medical component of this program and the vast amount of practicum opportunities in Atlanta, but it all comes at a cost of $94,600. My husband would be supporting us so living expenses would be covered. I'm...