Thinking About Becoming A Psychology Student?
According to the American Psychological Association, "Clinical psychology integrates science, theory, and practice to understand, predict, and alleviate maladjustment, disability, and discomfort as well as to promote human adaptation, adjustment, and personal development.
Clinical Psychology focuses on the intellectual, emotional, biological, psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of human functioning across the life span, in varying cultures, and at all socioeconomic levels."
Michael Flaherty discusses his life and work as a clinical psychologist.
This information will relate predominately to the practice of clinical-psychology in the USA & UK; however, I hope to include related information from other countries in due course.
American Psychological Association:
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American Academy of Clinical Psychology
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The British Psychological Society
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Help your clients with this excellent free e-book written by renowned psychologist Dr. Lawrence E. Shapiro. Containing 52 colorful therapy worksheets designed to stimulate self-reflection and help people develop a variety of social and emotional skills, you can download Dr. Shapiro's book for FREE via the following link.
Click Here to take a look at "In the Room," an insightful and engaging blog written and hosted by clinical psychologist Chris Allan. The blog provides a forum for discussion of therapeutic technique, including cognitive behavioural and psychodynamic technique. The focus of the blog is on psychotherapeutic technique and issues in the room rather than case or theoretical discussions.
Contemporary Clinical-Psychology presents a broad-spectrum overview of clinical-psychology. Featuring a detailed review of the history, scientific foundations, and theoretical orientation of the field as it highlights the activities, roles, and responsibilities of today's clinical psychologist.
Book highlights include chapter-ending "Big Picture" synopses and lists of key points and terms to ensure understanding of the material covered, unique "Real Students, Real Questions" section, featuring actual questions asked by clinical-psychology students and first hand input from a diverse cross section of professionals about embarking on a career in clinical-psychology.
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This particular Kindle collection consists of classic articles and book chapters about psychotherapy from such luminaries as Carl Rogers, Albert Bandura, Albert Ellis and Thomas Szasz. See following link for full details.
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