phd counseling psychology

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    Incoming Counseling Psychology PhD student

    Someone who's in or been through a Clinical/Counseling doc program, what are some things you wish you knew ahead of time or how do you think you couldve prepared better for the first year of work. Anything absolutely catch you off guard? Is it actually an insane grind or are you still able to...
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    PhD/PsyD MA/MS ---> PhD Counseling Path for 2nd Career

    Hello, I am seeking input re: a MA/MS --> Counseling Psychology PhD path that I am exploring. I'm looking to enter counseling psychology as a second career. I had a long first career in business, became a ICF-certified executive coach two years ago and my training and client experience in...
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    Help with direction and advice

    Hello! So, a little bit of background: I am 33. I spent most of my 20's as a teacher in a foreign country. While there, I became involved at an orphanage and volunteered for 6 years there. During that time, I became interested in psychology and decided to pursue it. Because I was in a...
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    What are PhD counseling psych programs REALLY like?

    What is it REALLY like to be in a Ph.D. Counseling psychology program? I'm trying to do online research to get some insight on people's different personal experiences, but I can't seem to find much. Is it really gruesome and tedious and miserable as everyone makes all PhD programs out to be? Or...
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    WAMC: What Are My Chances

    MOD NOTE: We are now going to have one thread for all of the inquiries for competitiveness, what are my chances, do I have a shot, can I get into ABC University, etc. Most of the other SDN forums have found success with having one thread, so we are going to adopt that going forward. 1. Please...
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    Magoosh or Kaplan test prep

    Hello, I am preparing to apply to PhD programs in counseling psychology, and I'm working on prepping for my GRE this summer. I have a very high GPA (3.94), but I am awful at standardize tests. I did mediocre on the SATS. So I'm wondering what will prepare me for the GRE more: Magoosh, an online...