Clinical Psychology Concentration

Admission to the Clinical Psychology concentration in the PhD Psychology program is closed for Fall 2021 

The clinical psychology concentration is committed to the clinical science model. Our goal is to train clinical psychologists who are capable of integrating research and applied clinical activities. Many of our faculty approach clinical psychology from social psychological and contextual perspectives. A social psychological approach uses theory and research from social psychology to understand emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal functioning. A contextual perspective stresses the impact of social and cultural factors on the individual and vice versa. Most of the faculty members employ cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal approaches to research and clinical practice, but students also receive exposure to humanistic, existential, and psychodynamic perspectives.


Prospective Student Resources

Clinical Program Main Page

Clinical Funding for Graduate Study

Clinical Psychology Prospective Student Interviews

Clinical Psychology Prospective Student Questions

Apply to Clinical Psychology Program

Student Admissions, Outcomes and Other Data

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