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  Clinical Psychology - MSN Encarta
Clinical psychology includes the scientific study and application of psychology for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically-based distress or...
Clinical Psychology, branch of psychology devoted to the study, diagnosis, and treatment of people with mental illnesses and other psychological disorders.
Clinical psychologists usually seek to treat emotional and behavioral problems with psychotherapy, a form of intervention that relies primarily on verbal communication between therapist and client.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761595626_1/Clinical_Psychology.html   (1313 words)

 Classics in the History of Psychology -- Witmer (1907)
When brought to the psychological clinic, such children are given a physical and mental examination; if the result of this examination shows it to be desirable, they are then sent to specialists for the eye or ear, for the nose and throat, and for nervous diseases, one or all, as each case may require.
Clinical psychology likewise is a protestant against a psychology that derives psychological and pedagogical principles from philosophical speculations and against a psychology that applies the results of laboratory experimentation directly to children in the school room.
For the methods of clinical psychology are necessarily invoked wherever the status of an individual mind is determined by observation and experiment, and pedagogical treatment applied to effect a change, i.e., the development of such individual mind.
psychclassics.yorku.ca /Witmer/clinical.htm   (3280 words)

 Clinical Psychology
Instruction in general psychology and clinical science is critical to clinical training, regardless of whether that training proceeds according to the Boulder model or some alternative, whether it is conducted in universities or free-standing professional schools, and whether it culminates in the PhD or the PsyD -- or, for that matter, a terminal master's degree.
In clinical psychology's original vision of the practicum and the internship, "the living material of the field" was defined largely in terms of patients, illnesses, and problems in living.
If clinical practice is to survive and thrive in the 21st century, the clinical curriculum, including practicum and internship experiences, must be altered to incorporate this expanded vision of the living material of the field.
www.institute-shot.com /clinical_psychology.htm   (3272 words)

 Clinical psychology Encyclopedia of Psychology - Find Articles
Clinical psychologists use psychological assessment and other means to diagnose psychological disorders and may apply psychotherapy to treat clients individually or in groups.
The term "clinical psychology" itself was first used at the end of the nineteenth century in connection with the testing of mentally retarded and physically handicapped children.
Clinical psychologists routinely contribute to the training of mental health professionals and those in other areas of health care, serving on the faculties of universities and independent institutes of psychology, where they teach courses, supervise practicums and internships, and oversee dissertation research.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2699/is_0000/ai_2699000059   (819 words)

 Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology | APA Accredited Doctor of Psychology Post Masters Program | California-West Los Angeles ...
The program exemplifies the practitioner-scholar model of professional training and prepares clinical psychologists to apply knowledge obtained from psychological science to the promotion of mental health and is intended for the welfare of individuals, families, groups, institutions, and society at large.
The philosophy of the program is informed by the observation that clinical psychology is an evolving discipline and that new knowledge and practices emerge from many different theoretical orientations and epistemological traditions.
Clinical training during the first year is conducted within one of four university clinics and may include collaborative training rotations within school and community mental health settings.
gsep.pepperdine.edu /psychology/psyd-clinical-psychology   (1522 words)

 Society of Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology focuses on the intellectual, emotional, biological, psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of human functioning across the life span, in varying cultures, and at all socioeconomic levels.
The Clinical Psychologist is educated and trained to generate and integrate scientific and professional knowledge and skills so as to further psychological science, the professional practice of psychology, and human welfare.
Unique to Clinical Psychology training is the requirement of substantial course work in the areas of personality and psychopathology, resulting in comprehensive understanding of normal and abnormal adjustment and maladjustment across the life span.
www.apa.org /divisions/div12/aboutcp.html   (517 words)

 Clinical Psychology programs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Basic and applied approaches to clinical psychology, health psychology, and behavioral medicine are emphasized, focusing on the study of psychosocial, behavioral, and psychobiological variables.
The Clinical Psychology Program's training philosophy for the military psychology clinical track reflects combined emphases on the general practice of psychology, the specific application of psychological practice within the United States Armed Forces, and the interactive contributions of research and its practical applications.
The medical psychology clinical track is aimed at training psychologists who are both academically and clinically prepared to work primarily as researchers in academic or medical settings in the area of medical psychology.
www.usuhs.mil /mps/Psychology/clin-programs_1.html   (672 words)

 Clinical Psychology
Clinical neuropsychologists are individuals who, in addition to being trained in general clinical psychology, are also trained in theoretical, empirical, and practical aspects of brain-behavior relationship.
The Clinical Neuropsychology Training Program housed within the Psychology Department at the University of Utah is carefully designed to provide excellent training that is in accordance with the principles and guidelines set forth by the Houston Conference on Special Education and Training in Clinical Neuropsychology (for a full copy of these guidelines, visit http://nanonline.org/content/pages/prof/houston.shtm).
Thus, clinical neuropsychology students in our program begin their training by taking courses that cover the so-called generic psychology core (e.g., statistics, social psychology, developmental psychology) and the generic clinical core (e.g., psychopathology, psychometric theory, professional ethics), much of which is accomplished within the first two years in the program.
www.psych.utah.edu /clinical/programdescription.html   (2314 words)

 Graduate Studies: Clinical Psychology, Psychology Dept., WCAS
Not surprisingly, clinical graduate students are among the busiest of graduate students in psychology.
Although it is difficult to get into strong graduate programs in clinical psychology, those students who do will have a number of career options open to them upon obtaining their doctorate.
However, with changes in health-care insurance the future of clinical psychology practice as we know it today is unclear, and students would be well advised to talk with practicing clinical psychologists before making a commitment to pursue a career as a clinical psychologist in private practice.
www.wcas.northwestern.edu /psych/graduate/considering.html   (3697 words)

 UNT | Graduate Studies | Clinical Psychology
The clinical psychology faculty believes that respect for the individual should be modeled by the faculty and promoted in students and clients.
The UNT clinical psychology program is based in a scientist practitioner philosophy of training, which integrates intensive training and extensive experience in the overlapping pursuits of science and service.
The objective of the clinical concentration core examination is to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate competence in research and scholarship; the ability to perform independently; the ability to integrate theoretical, practical and empirical material; knowledge of relevant contemporary and historical literature; and the ability to present written material in a cogent, integrated fashion.
www.unt.edu /pais/grad/gclin.htm   (1686 words)

 Careers in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Clinical psychology began in 1896 as a result of a psychologist's work with a student who was chronic bad speller.
Clinical and counseling psychology offers two doctoral degrees: the Ph.D. and the Psy.D. Both are equally challenging, require the same amount of educational training, qualify for licensure, and earn about the same salary (about $57,000 in 1997).
Clinical and counseling psychology are expected to grow at an average rate in the coming years, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
www.wcupa.edu /_ACADEMICS/sch_cas.psy/Career_Paths/Clinical/Career03.htm   (2679 words)

 Clinical psychology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clinical psychology is the application of psychology to troublesome mental distress in a health and social care context.
Clinical psychology developed partly as a result of a need for additional clinicians to treat mental health problems, and partly as psychological science advanced to the stage where the fruits of psychological research could be successfully applied in clinical settings.
Humanistic psychology was developed in the 1950s largely as a reaction to both behaviorism and psychoanalysis, largely due to the Person-Centered Therapy of Carl Rogers (often referred to as Rogerian Therapy).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clinical_psychology   (1521 words)

 Department of Psychology - Graduate Program - PhD
Clinical Psychology is the psychological science that seeks to understand, assess, and treat psychological disorders and conditions.
In the field, clinical psychology is routinely applied to legal issues in medical hospitals, outpatient clinics, and most other settings in which clinical services are offered.
This exposure to forensic clinical psychology is intended to provide knowledge and basic skills, such that students who desire substantial forensic psychology expertise can pursue specialized training at the postdoctoral level.
www.shsu.edu /~psy_www/phd.htm   (581 words)

 Department of Psychology: Clinical Psychology Area
It is our philosophy that clinical psychologists should think like scientists in their clinical practice and like clinicians in their research, ultimately bringing the best of both worlds to consumers of psychological services.
With a strong commitment to the training of clinical scientists as its foundation, the Clinical Psychology Area places significant emphasis on the development of research skills and interests throughout the student’s tenure at Temple.
By participating in clinic teams with different faculty members, students thus have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of perspectives on the practice of psychotherapy.
www.temple.edu /psychology/Clinical   (1087 words)

 Clinical Psychology
Some clinical students may pursue a concentration in developmental psychology, psychology and law, or social-personality with experimental graduate program faculty.
These experimental concentrations are intended for those clinical students whose research and/or clinical interests would benefit from specialized training in one of the experimental subdisciplines.
Generally, the curriculum for these students is a blend of the required clinical courses and courses in the chosen experimental area.
uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu /psychology/clinicalpsychology.asp   (346 words)

 Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Professional Licensure
As clinical psychology grew, it became strongly influenced by the treatment principles of psychoanalysis which place a large emphasis on unconscious functioning.
Clinical Social Work Federation, Inc. is maintained for clinical social workers and those with an interest in their services.
The practice of good clinical psychology involves something—call it comfort—which does not mean sympathy or soothing, and it certainly doesn’t mean to have your pain “taken away.” It really means to be urged on to take up the cup of your destiny, with courage and honesty.
www.guidetopsychology.com /cln_cns.htm   (2967 words)

 Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychology aims to reduce psychological distress and to enhance and promote psychological well-being.
Clinical psychology is a rapidly developing field and adding to the evidence base through research is very important.
Clinical courses are looking for evidence that the person has redeemed themselves in terms of academic and research ability.
www.bps.org.uk /careers/areas/clinical.cfm   (1106 words)

 M.A. in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy - Evening Format | California-West Los ...
The focus of this program is to provide a strong master's-level foundation in the areas of clinical psychology and marriage and family therapy.
The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy program is offered on weeknights and afternoons at the West Los Angeles, Encino, and Irvine Graduate Campuses.
Since licensing requirements change periodically, students are advised that it may be necessary to modify the curriculum of the clinical psychology program so that it may continue to conform to the current requirements.
gsep.pepperdine.edu /psychology/ma-clinical-psychology-mft-evening   (856 words)

 Clinical Psychology News - Neurotheology Articles - Psychology News - Abnormal Psychology News - Clinically Psyched
Clinically Psyched is especially interested in clinical psychology student submission and we intend to develop an area where psychology students can post papers they believe may be suitable for our readers.
Clinically Psyched was established to keep psychology professionals, clinical psychology students and anyone with interest in the field of clinical psychology up to date with breaking news, research and events in clinical psychology, abnormal psychology, biopsychology, psychopharmacology, psychobiology, clinical neuroscience, psychology, mental health, clinical diagnosis, neurotheology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, psychopathology, sociopathology and psychiatry.
Clinically Psyched invites visitors to submit personal research, findings and news within the fields of clinical psychology, abnormal psychology, clinical neuroscience, biopsychology, psychopharmacology, psychobiology, neurotheology, mental illness, clinical diagnosis, psychopathology, sociopathology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, psychology and psychiatry.
www.clinicallypsyched.com   (1387 words)

 UK Dept. of Psychology--Clinical Psychology
The Clinical Program at the University of Kentucky strongly endorses this model and trains its students to be competent researchers, critical consumers of the scientific literature, and practitioners who depend on empirical findings to guide their applied activities.
The clinical neuropsychology concentration is a specialty area within the clinical psychology doctoral training program, and students must first be admitted to the clinical program and must follow all procedures and requirements necessary for admission and ultimately graduation from the clinical program.
The clinical faculty actively model their commitment to integrating both clinical practice and research; the majority serve on the editorial or advisory boards of scholarly journals in clinical psychology and related fields.
www.uky.edu /AS/Psychology/graduate/clinical.html   (1909 words)

 Publications in Clinical Psychology
Psychology and related disciplines throughout the human sciences and humanities have been revolutionized by a postmodern emphasis on the role of language, human systems, and personal knowledge in the construction of social realities.
The Journal of Constructivist Psychology is the first publication to provide a professional forum for this emerging focus, embracing such diverse expressions of constructivism as personal construct theory, constructivist marriage and family therapy, structural-developmental and language-based approaches to psychology, and narrative psychology.
The Journal of Family Psychology is devoted to the study of the family system from multiple perspectives and to the application of psychological methods of inquiry to that end.
www.psychology.org /links/Publications/Clinical   (4934 words)

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