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La Salle University’s Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology strives to educate and train students in the science and practice of clinical psychology so that they may function effectively in a variety of professional psychology roles including, but not limited to, psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and clinical research. The program is based on the practitioner-scholar model of professional training and emphasizes a cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientation. Evidence-based practice, psychological science, psychological theory, ethics and professional standards, and sensitivity to and awareness of diversity and individual differences are embedded throughout the curriculum.
The program is intended for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field or who hold a master’s degree in a mental health discipline. The curriculum is designed as a five-year full-time program, however, students may take courses on a part-time basis for up to two years. Please note that all graduate degrees must be completed within seven years from entry to degree completion.
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The Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. For general information about APA accreditation or specific information about the accreditation status of the Psy.D. Program at La Salle University, please contact:
Jaqueline Remondet Wall, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
Associate Executive Director, Education Directorate
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Visit the Web site at: http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/
This program also meets the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards/National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology “Guidelines for Defining ‘Doctoral Degree in Psychology.'” Therefore, a graduate of this designated program who decides to apply for licensing as a psychologist typically will meet the educational requirements for licensing. However, in each jurisdiction there may be additional requirements that must be satisfied. For exact information, please contact the state or provincial licensing board in the jurisdiction to which you plan to apply.