PhD in Clinical Psychology Program Overview in California
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Completing one of the PhD in Clinical Psychology programs in California is a great way to expand your knowledge and skills and increase your career options in the critical field of psychology. With a focus on mental health and human behavior, the PhD program in Clinical Psychology prepares you to understand the psychological processes underlying human behavior and the tools used to apply this knowledge in clinical practice, resulting in improving the health and well-being of communities.
Whether you're helping patients with anxiety disorders or studying new advancements in cognitive-behavioral therapy, our APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PhD programs will help you get to where you want to be in the mental healthcare industry. The California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) offers four doctoral degree programs in Clinical Psychology, each accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Our experienced faculty members of the doctoral program teach challenging courses that meet a variety of guidelines outlined by the APA and offer unparalleled education within the mental health field. Explore our programs below.
All CSPP Clinical Psychology PhD degree programs are accredited by the American Psychological Association and taught by experienced faculty members of the graduate program.
Our Clinical PhD programs are unique in their focus on research through rich and varied opportunities within the community to help you become a licensed psychologist.
Scholarship Paired with Practice
In our Clinical PhD programs, you will receive clinical training practicum opportunities and will be required to complete a doctoral internship. Depending on the clinical psychology PhD program you choose, you may also pursue teaching assistantships. All programs provide opportunities to prepare each graduate student for licensure and a successful career in their professional practice as a health service psychologist or clinical psychologist upon graduation.