Clinical Psychology

What is Clinical Psychology?

Clinical psychology's focus is on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders.

Related Courses in the Psychology Department

PSY 309: Abnormal Psychology

Theory and research in selected areas of abnormal psychology, such as assessment, classification, development and treatment of disorders of thought, mood, behavior and personality. Analysis, integration and application of theoretical models of development and treatment of psychological disorder

PSY 350: Child Psychopathology

Examination of theoretical and empirical aspects of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders prevalent in childhood and adolescence, within their developmental and environmental contexts.

PSY 352: Introduction to Clinical Psychology

Theory and practice of principles of clinical psychology including the clinical interview, use of diagnostic tests, and techniques of clinical intervention.

PSY 360: Internship in Clinical Psychology

Internship in selected agencies oriented toward human services designed to provide students with practical experience in the field of clinical psychology.  Interns may observe individual or group psychotherapy, engage in case review, or assist with intake evaluation or other assessment, under the supervision of agency personnel and university faculty.