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    Non-Traditional Applicant For Psych Programs

    Hi everyone.....my situation is a bit odd...I graduated from UCSD in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology (Physiology and Neuroscience)..I originally wanted to go to medical school and was a pre-med but it did not happen. Unfortunately my father became really sick and I ended up taking care...
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    Do school names matter for MSW/MHC/MFT programs?

    Hello! Do schools that are more well-known or more prestigious generally provide better training and job outlook than less prestigious schools? Examples of more well-known/prestigious schools I’m talking about are UCLA, USC, WashU, etc.; and less prestigious schools are schools such as Cal...
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    MFT program — Need Advice

    Hi all, I need some perspective. So I'm in the middle of my application process for a couple of private schools for MFT programs in California: St. Mary's, Santa Clara University, University of San Francisco, and Azusa Pacific University. I just found out I got accepted into Azusa, and I'm...
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    MA/MS MS Marriage and Family Therapy USC vs Fuller Seminary

    Hi all, I wanted to gather some thoughts about MFT programs at USC and Fuller Seminary. I got accepted to both of the programs and I'm pretty much struggling to decide because they both have pro and cons. USC Rossier School of Education: - top school - 2 years - around $130,000 Fuller...
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    PhD/PsyD Would getting a therapist license be beneficial if I plan on becoming a Psychologist?

    Hi folks, I'm in a bit of dilemma and I'd appreciate any and all of your opinions. I'd like to become a child/youth psychologist and have been waitlisted at a PsyD and PhD program for school psychology, which is where my interests lie. I also applied to several Masters programs in school...
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    Which graduate degree should I pursue?

    Hi Everyone!, I am very interested in one day opening my own private practice and/or joining a firm. I am trying to find the best path. There is a lot to consider regarding different schools of thought, length of time, cost, job market, and projected salary. I am trying to find the quickest...
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    MA/MS Transferring masters programs -- from non-CACREP to CACREP

    Hey all. Been poking around the site for a while and decided to post my dilemma with grad school. I'm currently enrolled in a MA in Counseling Psych program in California and have 4 semesters left (two semesters of coursework, followed by two of traineeship). Recently, my wife and I have been...
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    Pepperdine MA or MFT classes, assignments, workload

    Just wondering for a full-time professional who is going back to school, what are the MFT/MA classes at Pepperdine like? Are the assignments mostly reading and writing? Are there multiple choice exams as well? Are the classes more experiential or more academic based (reading, writing, exams)? If...
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    MA/MS Touro University Worldwide

    Hello all, I've been looking for information on Touro University Worldwide and their program in Marriage and Family Therapy. I can't seem to find anything concrete about this program beyond the basics of Touro University being non-profit and accredited. The program seems really great - it meets...
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    PsyD/PhD vs MFT/MSW?

    I was pretty set on applying to PsyD and PhD programs until I came across this thread: Answer to: [what degree should I get MSW/MFT/MA or PsyD]. Looking at your ROI Now, I am not sure what to do at all. NO, I am not really interested in becoming a researcher or professor; ideally, I would like...
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    MA/MS Best MFT/MSW Programs in California

    Hello all, I'm curious to hear the experiences of graduates on this forum. I am going back to school with the intent of pursuing a MSW or more likely, MFT in Southern California with the desire to eventually open a private practice, maybe pursue doctorate studies later. Here are some schools I...
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    JFK MFT vs Psyd Program

    Hello all, I am currently finishing up my Bachelors and struggling with the decision of going into a MFT track or Psyd program after. I live close-ish to the bay area so JFK and Alliant are the only two for Psyd programs that are APA accredited. I recently went to an open house at JFK and seemed...
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    PhD/PsyD MFT Ph.D./DMFT vs. Clinical Psychology - THIS IS NEW A NEW THREAD!

    Hello all! After reading through the posts last couple of months, I decided to ask a question! I've noticed a writer's brief background helps to have an effective and focused conversation. So here's my brief story. My experiences I am an Asian-American male who has BS/BA in Psychology and...
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    PhD/PsyD Help! Can I get my MA in a PsyD program and then quit to pursue therapy? Read on for my reasoning.

    Okay I am a psychology major (Junior) with a research emphasis and I am not 100% sure what I want to do after I graduate. I go back and forth between a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy or a PsyD, but my only reservation about the MFT is that I may change my mind and want to pursue my PsyD...