With more than 100,000 copies in print, this bestseller is the resource students rely on to find graduate clinical and counseling psychology programs that meet their needsand gain admission to them. The 2008/2009 edition includes:
*The most current data on more than 300 accredited programs in the United States and Canada
*Crucial information on financial assistance and government-sponsored loans
*Descriptions of each program's specializations or tracks
*Listings of acceptance and attrition rates
*Specific, helpful guidance for applicants with disabilities
The Insider's Guide provides step-by-step advice to help students complete prerequisite coursework, accumulate clinical experience, and prepare strong application materials. Special features include tips for mastering admissions interviews, sample letters and personal statements, examples of curricula vitae, an application timeline, and a worksheet to help applicants make wise final decisions.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Series:||Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology Series|
|Edition description:||2008/2009 Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology and Distinguished University Fellow at the University of Scranton, and coauthor of Leaving It at the Office and Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health.
Michael A. Sayette, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Tracy J. Mayne, PhD, conducts research in cancer-supportive therapies in Global Health Economics at Amgen, Inc. Dr. Mayne and Dr. Sayette first developed the Insider’s Guide after comparing notes on their own graduate school admission process and brainstorming about the kind of information and guidance they wished they had had.
Table of Contents
1. Introducing Clinical and Counseling Psychology
2. Preparing for Graduate School
3. Getting Started
4. Selecting Schools
5. Applying to Programs
6. Mastering the Interview
7. Making Final Decisions
Reports on Combined Psychology Programs
Reports on Individual Clinical Psychology Programs
Reports on Individual Counseling Psychology Programs
A. Time Line
B. Worksheet for Choosing Programs
C. Worksheet for Assessing Program Criteria
D. Worksheet for Making Final Choices
E. Research Areas
F. Specialty Clinics and Practica Sites
G. Program Concentrations and Tracks
Anyone considering applying to a graduate program in this area, as well as college counselors and advisors.