Why A Ph.D. ?
Training and Expertise
As Health Care Providers
No other mental health profession requires as high a degree of education and
training in mental health as psychology. Accredited doctoral programs in
clinical psychology, including practicums and internships at clinics and
hospitals, take an average of 8 years to complete.
Accredited clinical psychology programs emphasize a basic core that includes
biological, cognitive, emotional and social bases for human behavior, diagnostic
evaluation and assessment, research, as well as intervention and treatment
Psychology has been at the forefront of the leading psychological and biological
research of the mind/body interface, including the diagnosis of stress
disorders, neurological impairments, brain disease and psychosomatic illnesses.
Diagnostic tests performed by psychologists and neuro-psychologists are
state-of-the-art tools. Increasingly, physicians and other health care
professionals turn to psychologists for their diagnostic capabilities.
Increasing numbers of psychologists are providing education and training in
diagnosis and treatment for residents, interns and students in the field of
internal medicine, family practice, neurology, obstetrics, oncology, pediatrics,
physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as trainees in other fields.
Types of Therapists
How We're Different
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