Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) in Clinical Psychology
The Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology degree program at Sofia University provides formal training in the science and practice of clinical psychology. It is an on-campus, scholar-practitioner program designed to meet the American Psychology Association's accreditation standards. In addition to a broad and general preparation in clinical psychology, the program provides training in theory, assessment, and treatment related to spiritual and religious issues. After degree completion, you will be prepared for a career as a licensed clinical psychologist, which may include supervisory and program development positions in a mental health/substance abuse/corrections agencies, private practice, teaching, and/or research.
The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program offers the following:
-- An accomplished faculty actively involved in clinical research and practice, with an emphasis on spiritual applications
-- A cohort-based learning community of learners
-- Broad and general training in clinical psychology with an emphasis on religious and spiritual diversity
-- Education that includes mind, body, and spirit
-- Two years of clinical practica and one year (1,500 hours) of supervised internship experience
-- Research and dissertation focused on a clinical psychology topic relevant to the student’s interests and issues of religious and spiritual diversity
-- A specialization in creative expression is also available.