Chapter 10. Careers in Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology

  1. Dr. Jeffrey L. Helms Associate Professor specialist psychologist member and
  2. Dr. Daniel T. Rogers Assistant Professor psychologist member

Published Online: 28 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch10

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals

How to Cite

Helms, J. L. and Rogers, D. T. (2010) Careers in Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology, in Majoring in Psychology: Achieving Your Educational and Career Goals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320718.ch10

Author Information

  1. Kennesaw State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190640

Online ISBN: 9781444320718

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Keywords:

  • careers in clinical psychology and counseling psychology;
  • undergraduate psychology students - responding with clinical psychology or counseling psychology;
  • subfields of clinical psychology and counseling psychology;
  • clinical psychologists providing psychotherapy - and counseling psychologists, providing counseling;
  • clinical and counseling psychologists - teaching in undergraduate institutions, graduate programs or medical schools;
  • clinical and counseling psychologists - seeking employment in settings;
  • private practice and outpatient clinics;
  • clinical and counseling psychologists - flexibility on job market;
  • graduate programs in clinical and counseling psychology - varying in two ways;
  • professional licensure, in mental health careers of professional counseling, clinical social work and family therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining the Subfields

  • The Work

  • Training and Preparation

  • Working in Areas Related to Clinical or Counseling Psychology With a Bachelor's Degree

  • A Science of Heart and Mind: Robert McGrath, PhD

  • Professional Spotlight: Kimberlyn Leary, PhD, ABPP

  • Suggested Exercises

  • Suggested Readings by Topic Area

  • References

  • Resources