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  1. M

    Seeking Therapists for Brief Online Study (Chance to Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!) - New/Fixed Link!!!

    Hello everyone, It's been brought to my attention that the link in my previous post about this same project was not working. I apologize! Here is the post again with a corrected link. Thank you, Michael --- Hello everyone! I am a fourth year Clinical Psychology doctoral student at Long...
  2. M

    Seeking Therapists for Brief Online Study (Chance to Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!)

    Hello everyone! I am a fourth year Clinical Psychology doctoral student at Long Island University - Brooklyn and am seeking therapists to participate in a brief online research project, which aims to contribute to the field’s understanding of psychotherapy/counseling training and effectiveness...
  3. NeuroPsychosis

    PhD/PsyD Loma Linda University Clinical Psychology

    Hello, I wanted to bring this discussion back about this school just to keep up with updates if anything has changed since mid-2000s about the strength of this program. I was looking over their PhD program (also their PsyD) to gain a perspective of whether this program is successful in...
  4. asukaran

    Non-VA intern programs that offer both neuropsych and non-neuro rotations?

    I am an international student and thus I am not eligible for applying to VA programs. I don't think I will have a competitive number of neuro reports for applying to a neuropsych track either. Btw, what is the average number of neuropsych reports for students who apply for a neuropsych track...
  5. L

    PhD/PsyD First year student seeking advice

    Hi! I am a first-year PsyD student, and I am planning to transfer out of the program as I feel like I'm not gaining any value, especially given what I'm paying for tuition. I chose this particular program as I believed there would be some if not an equal opportunity to pursue research and access...
  6. L

    PhD worth it?

    Hi everyone. I'm new to SDN so please be nice :) A little background: I'm a first year MSW student focusing on psychodynamic clinical social work. During the pandemic I realized that I wanted to go back to school to become a psychotherapist and began the process of looking into gradate school...
  7. loveroflinehanandresick

    2022-2023 APPIC Internship Interview Invitation Thread

    Here we go, folks! Please use this thread and this corresponding Google sheet to share information about the 2022-2023 APPIC internship interview invitations. You're more than welcome to PM me the information to stay anonymous and I'll post it for you! Please use the following format- Official...
  8. fellwynd2

    MS Neuroscience before PhD in Clinical Psychology?

    I'm currently planning on applying to PhD programs in clinical psychology for entry in Fall 2022, however I understand that there is extreme competition for these programs. Therefore I'm going to be applying to MS programs in clinical psychology as well. However, I'm interested specifically in...
  9. TXneuronerd15

    Contacting Faculty

    Hi everyone, so I've reached out to prospective faculty at all of the programs I'm considering applying to. Several of these programs have more than one area I'm interested in. I was told by someone on here I believe that applying to programs where you can identify more than 1 faculty member...
  10. goatcrossing

    Is rural clinical psych in demand the way psychiatry is?

    I'm a college student, currently premed psychiatry hopeful, thinking about switching over my goals to Clinical Psych Ph.D. but still mulling it over. One big selling point for me about going into Psychiatry is my desire to live somewhere rural when it's all said and done-- set up a PP, do a...
  11. O

    Help comparing two psych MA/PhD programs!!

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  12. goatcrossing

    Psychopharmacology research in clinical psych vs. psychiatry?

    Hey all, this is my first post on here so feel free to beat me senseless if I break any rules. I am a college student currently on a pre-med track, aiming for psychiatry. I'm struggling to choose between psychiatry and clinical psych partially because I have a strong interest both in the...
  13. K

    Moving from Clinical psychology to school psychology

    I am a NY state licensed psychologist working within OMH for 10 years and was wondering how I could transition into school psychology. I read some of the requirements but I can’t find anything on what the requirements would be for someone who is already licensed. My degree is in clinical...
  14. T

    MSW vs. MFT

    Hi, I am deciding between Pepperdine University's Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and Smith College's Master of Social Work. I ultimately see myself as an LCSW with a private practice in Los Angeles specializing in LGBTQIA+ mental health and...
  15. G

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. D

    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...
  19. R

    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...
  20. T

    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...
  21. M

    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...
  22. M

    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...
  23. P

    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...
  24. P

    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...
  25. P

    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...
  26. P

    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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. M

    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...
  30. M

    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...
  31. M

    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...
  32. M

    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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. P

    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...
  36. D

    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...
  37. H

    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...
  38. 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...
  39. F

    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?
  40. 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...
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