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A career in the helping professions, such as psychology and psychiatry, can be rewarding and meaningful. Although it may seem as though there's little difference between clinical psychologists and psychiatrists, the two professions are not interchangeable. Both roles involve mental health professionals who provide similar services, yet there are distinctions in terms of education, training, licensing and responsibilities.
About Clinical Psychology
According to the Society of Clinical Psychologists, clinical psychologists are extensively trained in the assessment and diagnosis of psychological disorders, but may also help patients suffering from minor adjustment disorders or other problems that might interfere with mental health and well-being. Clinical psychologists address these issues by providing individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy. They also administer psychological tests, such as personality or intelligence tests. Some clinical psychologists conduct research or teach in colleges and universities. However, most clinical psychologists work in private and group practice, hospitals, schools or mental health clinics.
Education and Training
Clinical psychologists must have a doctoral degree in psychology. There are two doctoral-level psychology degrees - the Ph.D., or doctor or philosophy, in psychology, which tends to be more research-based, and the Psy.D., or doctor of psychology, which focuses more on clinical work such as psychotherapy. Most programs include a one-year internship, where you learn while working in a mental health setting. In addition to a degree, all clinical psychologists must have a state license to practice.where to develop 110 film how start up what science is on the act how many development banks are there in india project where design what is included in a roadmap how many product managers are there how much project zomboid where can i buy a roadmap where to go london why teaching is important how technology affects mental health what project is stitch where is origins product from how many development region in nepal how teaching methods affect learning how often teachers get paid how much solution to use in vax platinum how much start up where london magazine who technology transfer where to product key windows 7 which london airport is closest to southampton where's application manager on iphone how far technology has advanced which entrepreneur is a craftsman when project runway season 20 how to start startup in usa is it solution to or solution for where product key windows 7 when solution of ni2 and nh3 combine startup costs when design user interface how to do roadmap where to teach languages online how far phone from eyes an entrepreneur whose business is anchored on technology where's the science museum what is the design date in human design worm device why development matters where to buy project cars how much science is in nursing how many management are there when product owner is not available
(assessment) CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF MALINGERING AND DECEPTION 3RD EDITION (ISBN 978 1 59385 699 1) edited by Richard Rogers, Ph.D., (16 CE Credits or 16 CME Credits, book not included)
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