Psychology

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

Transgender Policy: Commentary

Transgender Policy: Commentary

Fresno Clinical Psychology PhD Program Given Highest Level of Re-Accreditation by APA

Fresno Clinical Psychology PhD Program Given Highest Level of Re-Accreditation by APA

Industrial Psychologist Ranked as Second-Best Job in Science

Industrial Psychologist Ranked as Second-Best Job in Science

The Lasting Psychological Trauma Inflicted at Our Borders

The Lasting Psychological Trauma Inflicted at Our Borders

November 20

CSPP San Francisco Highlights

Our CSPP San Francisco students and alumni continue to impact their industries and communities—check out some recent highlights! APA CONVENTION CSPP San Francisco was in full force at this year’s APA Conference with over 40 presentations from students and alumni, such as: Graham Danzer Depressive Symptoms and Medication Non-Adherence for Inpatients with Psychotic Spectrum Disorders African Americans’ Historical Trauma and Its Manifestations in Psychotherapy with […]

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November 15

How We Deal With PTSD in Our Veterans

While we are well removed from this year’s Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day—celebrated on every June 27th since 2010—this does not mean that we can ignore the effects of this illness on both those who suffer from it and the society that is tasked with helping them in their recovery. And even though we are now past Veterans Day, it does not mean the […]

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November 15

Psychological Assessments Explained

Mental health is a process. Diagnosis, therapy sessions, medication, internal confrontation, growth, change—these are all broad explanations of the commonly thought of steps that a person in the mental health process can, and very well might go through during their path of recovery. However, one item missing from that list is testing and assessment. In many ways, psychological assessments are like more standard medical tests. […]

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November 15

Are Freud and Psychoanalysis Still Relevant?

Sigmund Freud, 80 years after his death, is still, arguably, the most well-known name in psychoanalysis in the world. Considered the father of modern psychology, his theories and ideas on the connections that exist between the conscious mind, the subconscious mind, the body, and the world around us are still as widely known as they were when he first espoused them at the turn of […]

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October 30

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

Have you ever seen a movie in which a company calls in a “pro” to solve a workplace issue? Whether they are hired to help companies boost employee morale or enhance productivity in an organization, the real-world title for these “pros” is “industrial-organizational psychologist.” These specialized, rapidly-growing career paths are ideal for people who are interested in both the psychology and the work life of […]

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October 30

What does a Marriage and Family Therapist Do? A Day in the Life

Navigating relational issues can be a challenging task. Family dynamics are incredibly complex, as unique personalities come together, each bringing their own perspectives, circumstances, and problems. Occasionally, the outside help of a family counselor is needed to unite these personalities and give clarity to situations—and that’s where a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) comes into the picture. What Is A Marriage And Family Therapist? An […]

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October 30

Choosing an Area of Specialization for your Psychology Degree

Part of any graduate program in psychology is choosing a degree specialization or emphasis area. Choosing an area of emphasis cannot only further direct your studies to help your career training line up with your personal and professional aspirations, but it can also help you narrow your options as you look at different graduate psychology programs. If you are unsure what area of psychology you’d like to […]

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October 30

Preparing for Your Psychology Internships

Ioana Cebulla, a PhD student in Clinical Psychology at the Fresno campus, had an important phone call to make back in August. She called home with news of her acceptance to the Coalinga State Hospital’s Pre-Doctoral Internship Program. like most students looking to match with an APA accredited agency, Iona found the intensely competitive application process a bit daunting. Yet like the thousands of Alliant […]

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October 30

What is CAMFT (and Why It’s Important)

If you’re a licensed professional clinical counselor in the state of California, invaluable opportunities for networking, professional development, advocacy and more are available to members of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). Not sure exactly what CAMFT does and how it can benefit you? If you decide you’d like to join the field of licensed marriage and family therapists, read on to […]

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