psychology

  1. N

    Postdoc, licensure, and salary question

    Hello! This may have already been discussed elsewhere but I couldn't locate anything, so apologies if it has been! I am currently halfway through a 2 year neuropsychology postdoc and although not included as part of the requirements of the program when I signed on, now that I have completed one...
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  3. S

    Quitting PsyD Neuropsychology Program. Advice?

    I am a 3rd year PsyD student (5 year program). I've been so unhappy with my program and consistently question my career choices. Before starting my program, I was set on wanting to get into a PsyD program and specializing in neuropsychology. I recently started my external practicum year and I...
  4. M

    Admissions Advice- PsyD/Counseling PhD

    Hey all! I could use some advice in admissions/career paths, if anyone has anything to add it would be appreciated. Just a little background so you have a grasp on my current application, I graduated with a B.S. in Health Science and Psychology, 3.85 overall GPA and 4.0 Psychology GPA. Strong...
  5. The Cinnabon

    Behavioral Sleep Medicine (sleep psych) ???

    Hello SDN, the thread is exactly as it's stated. Where the hell can one learn more about Clinical Sleep psychology/ behavioral medicine and what's it actually like to be in this specialty (from my uneducated cursory view it seems to be a highly specialized health psychology specialty???). I'm a...
  6. S

    Psy.D the right choice?

    So I’m a senior at Kent State majoring in psychology and a minor in human sexuality. My gpa is 3.8 I’m applying to Psy.D and maybe some PhD programs. In clinical and counseling psychology (but preference for counseling psych) Important parts of program are ones with training in biological...
  7. P

    NSSR Masters Program or part-time RA job

    HI all! Thank you in advance for your assistance. I spent this year applying to Psychology Masters, Psychology Post-Bacc, and Pre-Med Post-Bacc programs (to pursue Research Psychiatry). My background is in the Social Sciences (high undergrad GPA, only 1 intro psych and 1 intro neuroscience...
  8. Anon1117

    Best psychology doctorate school options if I'm based in Lebanon?

    I did my psychology BA at a good Lebanese American university at Beirut, GPA 3.9, did some volunteering, there's no research labs but I took 2 research courses and conducted a research study woth 3 credits. I'm completing my MA in Clinical Psychology at a less known university in Beirut and I'll...
  9. P

    IRB Approved Study on Clinician Experiences with Conducting Suicide Risk Assessments and Interventions

    Dear Clinicians, My name is Sydney Cople and I’m a doctoral candidate in the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Northern Colorado. I’m currently conducting an IRB-approved dissertation research study on clinician experiences of performing suicide risk assessments and...
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    PhD/PsyD Challenges as Intern with ADHD

    Hello everyone! I have ADHD and internship has brought out the worst of my symptoms. I’m on medication and working with a MD, but everyday I feel like a failure. I have a therapist, but ones covered by my insurance don’t really have training in “executive functioning” or adult ADHD (a very...
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    Is a B.A. or B.S. better for premed? I’m a psych major. Also premed requirement question

    A b.a. would be quicker and would result in me having a higher GPA. Also, is a philosophy minor beneficial? I want to add one but I don’t know if it will lower my acceptance chances.
  12. R

    Advice Needed - UK/US PhD

    Hello all! This fall, I will be applying to psychology doctorate programs in the US and UK. Unfortunately, I've encountered what seems to be a big stumbling block: In the US, students must commit to a school by April 15th. In the UK, it seems as though schools don't release decisions until...
  13. jordandaisies

    Survey for Clinical/Counseling Psych doctoral students: Stress & Coping

    We don’t want to waste your time: you’re a doctoral student, you’re familiar with study solicitations, here’s one more for you. Here’re the brass tacks: · The study’s about stress and resilience of clinical or counseling doctoral psychology students · It’ll take 20 - 30 minutes ·...
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    Which course is more likely to be accepted as BCPM?

    Hey everyone, I saw people managed to get Psychology courses counted in their BCPM gpa. How I understand it is that an automatic system goes through the course's description to determine if it counts or not. Here are the descriptions of the two courses that I'm deciding between. Abnormal Psych...
  15. T

    Holistic studies and choosing a career

    Hello all, I am in the midsts of figuring out what I want to invest my time and money into studying. I have a bachelors of psychology and environmental studies but would like to get back to school. I have been going back and forth between a masters of psychology, clinical social work, nursing...
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    PhD/PsyD Fordham Counseling Psychology Ph.D. – Research and clinical training

    Hello everyone, So I am currently leaning toward choosing the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at Fordham University. Unfortunately, I couldn't find more information about the program from people who have first- or second-hand knowledge of it. I have spoken to a couple of first-year...
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    Any thoughts on SPU's program?

    Hello, I tried to look up a thread on this school but the last one was from 2014 and I was hoping for more recent feedback. I was accepted into Seattle Pacific University's Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program earlier in March. Their APA-accredited internship match rates were 92% for the last...
  18. M

    Advice for handling pre-med classes?

    I’m switching to pre-med from a psychology/research background and I’m nervous about how difficult pre-med classes may be—any tips on how to best study for bio, chem, and phys?
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    Interested in Intensive Therapy work, would PsyD or PhD be better? Also, should I apply to PsyD and PhD programs after undergrad?

    Hello everyone! I apologize for the long post in advance! I am currently finishing up my junior year in undergraduate as a Psychology and Hearing and Speech Sciences double major. I had a difficult time deciding between going the SLP or Psychology route, but now have decided that I will be...
  20. 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...
  21. T

    Help! Graduate school choice

    Hello, I am pursuing my online Masters degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and I have recently applied to 3 schools, Northeastern, Simmons, and Pepperdine. I have been accepted to Simmons and Pepperdine, and am currently waiting on Northeastern. In the ABA community, which one of these would be...
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    Research

    I know that research is a valued component of an application (although not necessary), I was just wondering what kind of research would be considered valuable? I have experience as a research assistant in a psychology lab, so not really animal related at all.
  23. Perchperkins

    Is it okay to do research in psychology if you're on the pre-med track?

    I'm a freshman on the premed track and I was looking at research opportunities for next year or next semester. I'm deciding between majoring in psych or bio. I wanted to do research in either of those fields. How do med schools feel about research in psych? Are there any preferred fields?
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    [Answered] - DO with a Bachelor's in psych and interest in psychiatry?

    Hi there, So I'm thinking of majoring in psychology, but I'm worried that it would make my interest in psychiatry blatantly obvious and I am currently operating under the (possibly ignorant) assumption that psychiatry is the specialty that benefits the least from OMM. Does anyone know if it...
  25. Nikhil8587

    "Help needed for my Research"(Thread Open To All)

    Hello everyone, Please help me decide a research topic that is viable for journals and conferences. All of these topics tickle my core interest and other factors like literature have been already looked at, but it is getting really hard to choose a topic. Please give your valuable suggestion...
  26. Pakku-man

    Can we bill sufficiently for Mental Health Services while a patient is admitted for a different dx?

    Hello everyone, I will be starting out as an medicine attending soon and wondered about the following question: "Is there meaningful financial support with medicare or private insurance that would help hospitals afford and provide mental health services such as cognitive behavioral...
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    General Admissions & OTCAS OTCAS 2019-2020 MOT Cycle

    Hello everyone, It may seem like a long time from now, but OTCAS applications will be opening up in less than two months. I'll be starting a thread for applicants to share their stats, questions, etc. with each other as a way to (hopefully) ease some of the anxiety that comes along with this...
  28. Perchperkins

    Is a Psychology as a pre-med major a bad idea?

    Hi guys! Well I’m a senior in high school and I’m going to be a freshman in college next semester. I’m going to be a premed student so I dwindled down my major options to either Psychology or Biology. I’m leaning towards psych though since it’s a tad more interesting. I know that people say you...
  29. PsychPop

    Plans for Medical school, could this work?

    Hello guys! So currently an undergraduate majoring in psychology set to graduate in spring of 2020. my GPA should end up in the 2.9-3.1 range when that happens. I have been juggling the idea of therapy and getting my masters in marriage and family (MFT) BUT, my mind has been thinking more and...
  30. ElysiumHaven

    (2019) - TMDSAS and Cognitive Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Science GPA

    Hi, Has anyone had abnormal psychology or cognitive psychology successfully listed as counting towards their science GPA with TMDSAS? I just wanted to confirm and update with someone, since the threads on SDN that I found were from 2007 and may not be relevant to the current times as of the...
  31. 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...
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    Bit of a sticky situation... Should I switch colleges or stay where I am and adjust?

    Hello, all. I'm in a bit of a weird situation and seeking some advice. I was attending a very small state college while attending a technical college. One was for my undergraduate degree and one was to become a licensed EMT for clinical experience. The state college (3 weeks into classes) denied...
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    MA at Yeshiva

    I applied for admission at Yeshiva for their PsyD. I did not get in (because of my less than 3.0 GPA ), however the did accept me into their masters program. I am a Cali native. I am considering if I should look into the masters program at Yeshiva. Does anyone have any info about the program? Is...
  34. chemdoctor

    Content Review for Psych/Sociology

    Hello everyone! I have began serious MCAT prep and plan to take the exam as soon as I feel confident. I am having lots of trouble on the Psych/Sociology portion. I took these classes but although I found them easy, I never really retained the information Anyone know a good book for thorough...
  35. P

    Alliant or Midwestern University Psyd

    Are they similar? One better than the other?
  36. G

    Criminal Psychology - how to get into it?

    What would it take to get into the field of Criminal Psych (not forensic)? I'm getting my BS in psychology right now and I'm aware I would obviously have to continue my education. From what I've picked up on, a Masters degree is not enough & I'd have to get my PhD... it also seems like Law...
  37. D

    AMA - Clinical Psych PhD Doctoral Programs or Internships

    anyone have any questions?
  38. 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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    UF/UCF online - finished all my prereqs and want to be a psych major

    I have two associates degrees from a small state school - one in biology and one in psychology. My biology associates degree has covered all of my prerequisites for med school and I would personally prefer to be a psychology major. I live in Georgia, but have just been accepted into the...
  40. futureneuromaniac

    For Sale 10th Ed. Examkrackers Complete Study Set

    Hey, guys! I'm selling the Examkrackers 10th Ed. MCAT Complete Study Package for $165 total or best offer. I will pay for shipping. The set is in almost like new condition. (There is no writing in any of the books and the only highlighting is on a few pages of the CARS book.) The books include...
  41. C

    Chase the MD dream or go PA and never look back?

    Hello, all. I'm currently a 28-year-old paramedic with a BA in Psychology from a respected university. I originally wanted to be a psychologist, then a psychiatrist, and ultimately a doctor in general - regardless of the specialty. I'm about to start taking my prerequisites for med school/PA...