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PhD Psychology Clinical Psychology Licensure
Combining Clinical Practice with Academic Study
The PhD in Clinical Psychology program is ideal if you are interested in both the practice and the academic study of clinical psychology. This degree program combines the scholarly expertise and research orientation of a doctor of philosophy in psychology (PhD) with preparation for a career in clinical practice.
The integration of scholarship, research, and clinical competencies within the humanistic perspective provides you with an exceptionally strong foundation. Our program reflects a developmental approach to understanding individuals within their broader sociocultural context, with a full appreciation of the inseparable nature of spirit, body and mind. Our unique blended model of interactive online coursework and intensive residential study allows the acquisition of both academic knowledge and clinical skills.
Graduates practice in diverse clinical settings and represent many different theoretical orientations. Coursework and clinical training helps students integrate the humanistic perspective into their practice. They may work in settings conducting individual psychotherapy, on multidisciplinary hospital based teams, in community development, or in clinical program development. Once you graduate, you can join the other Saybrook alumni who are scholars and practitioners, having an impact on how psychology is taught in the classroom and used in the field.
Saybrook's faculty help students use psychological knowledge in a complex world while applying a humanistic lens. This helps you conduct your professional life with a full appreciation of what it means to be human. You will establish a professional identity imbued with personal and contextual meaning, and a sense of life purpose.
More information about licensure is available in the Saybrook University catalog.
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