LEARN THE ADVANTAGES OF OUR FULLY ACCREDITED PHD Psychology, Psychophysiology Specialization
December 17, 2013 | 12:00-1:00 PM PST
Psychophysiology looks at the interaction of psychology with human physiology to produce behavior. The field has a long history of making major contributions to education and healthcare in both treatment and prevention arenas. Our program meets all of the requirements for doctoral programs in applied psychophysiology set by the field's professional organization – The Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB).
Take advantage of this opportunity to:
- Hear about the program from Richard Sherman, PhD, Director of the Psychophysiology Doctoral specialization
- Ask your individual questions
- Get answers about the admissions process and financial aid
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School of Clinical Psychology
Saybrook's School of Clinical Psychology gives you the knowledge, experience, and practical skills you will need to directly enter the profession as a licensed psychologist or clinical counselor. Your learning encompasses a developmental approach to understanding individuals within their broader social and cultural context, and with a full appreciation of the inseparable nature of spirit, body and mind.
About Richard Sherman, PhD
Richard A. Sherman received his doctorate in psychobiology from New York University in 1973. He has accrued over forty years of experience teaching and performing research and clinical work in behavioral medicine and related fields. Dr. Sherman is recognized as a superb teacher and has given courses at virtually all levels of adult education including numerous undergraduate, medical resident, and graduate school courses as well as continuing education courses for clinical professionals in both on-site and distance based formats. Dr. Sherman is best known for his work elucidating mechanisms and treatments for phantom limb pain, temporal relationships between changes in muscle tension and pain, and environmental studies on mechanisms of and behavioral treatments for urinary incontinence. This work has resulted in over 130 articles and several books for both professionals and patients. His research has been supported by numerous private foundations, for-profit organizations, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and the National Institutes of Health. He currently directs the Behavioral Medicine Research and Training Foundation (which gives distance based courses in biofeedback, A&P, pain, etc.) and is Director of the Psychophysiology Doctoral specialization within the School of Clinical Psychology at Saybrook University. He is currently president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, has been on the Association’s board of directors twice, has chaired its research and program committees, and was president of its SEMG division. His most recent book is “pain assessment and intervention from a psychophysiological perspective” AAPB, 2012.
Saybrook University is a regionally-accredited, nonprofit graduate institution grounded in a 40+ year history of humanistic scholarship that has empowered students to find their life’s work and achieve their full potential. Saybrook offers you a broad range of master's and doctoral online and residential program choices in the fields of Leadership and Organizational Transformation, Mind-Body Medicine, Clinical Psychology, and Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook's programs.