Applied Clinical Psychology: Definition & Degrees

Clinical Psychologist on Phone

What is Applied Clinical Psychology?

At The Chicago School, we define Applied Clinical Psychology as practical application of clinical psychology techniques concerned with the assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment of mental illness and disability.

History of Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School

At The Chicago School, we train applied clinical psychologists that serve as lead practitioners and/or senior administrators in both educational and multidisciplinary clinical psychology settings, such as private clinical practice, community mental health programs, hospitals, and wellness centers.

Graduates from the Applied Clinical Psychology program emerge with the skills and training to begin their careers.

Degrees in Applied Clinical Psychology offered at The Chicago School

Our Doctorate of Psychology in Applied Clinical Psychology program is available with a variety of concentrations.

Applied Clinical Psychology Programs

Careers in Applied Clinical Psychology

The Chicago School’s Applied Clinical Psychology program equips graduates with the skills necessary to succeed as licensed clinical psychologists in a variety of settings.

Public and Private Sector Employers:

  • Clinics
  • Private Clinical Practice
  • Community Mental Health Programs
  • Wellness Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Nonprofit Agencies
  • Government Agencies
  • Educational Institutions

Applied Clinical Psychology Job Titles:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Program Director
  • Faculty