What is clinical psychology?

What is clinical psychology?

Clinical psychology is the psychological specialty that provides continuing and comprehensive mental and behavioral health care for individuals and families; consultation to agencies and communities; training, education and supervision; and research-based practice.

What is undergraduate psychology?

A bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science in psychology trains students in foundational psychological theories and practices, human behavior, mental health conditions, and cognitive processes.

How do I become a clinical psychologist in Ireland?

Entry requirements An honours undergraduate degree or a postgraduate conversion course accredited by the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) where psychology is the major subject is required. Completion of a recognised postgraduate training programme in clinical psychology is then necessary.

How many years does it take to be a Clinical Psychologist?

To become a clinical psychologist, you will need an undergraduate degree (four to five years of college) plus a doctorate degree (four to seven years of graduate school). For this specialty area, most people will spend between eight to 12 years in higher education.

Are there any interesting career options in psychology?

There are also lots of career paths in psychology beyond some of the “typical” options such as clinical or counseling psychology. In fact, some of the most interesting job options might be those that you do not hear much about such as aviation psychology or traffic psychology.

Which is the largest employment area in psychology?

Clinical psychology is the single largest employment area within psychology, but there are still plenty of jobs available for qualified professionals.

Is there a career path for an I-O psychologist?

Welcome to the Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychologists Career Paths Website! This site is intended to help you identify career options and plan your career as a current or aspiring I-O psychologist.