The definitive guide for prospective graduate students in clinical and counseling psychology has now been revised and updated for 2022/2023, with all-new data on more than 300 doctoral programs. This is the book that students rely on for finding the programs that meet their needs and maximizing their chances of getting in. Profiles encapsulate each program's specializations or tracks, admission requirements, acceptance rates, financial aid, research areas, and clinical opportunities. A detailed time line and multiple worksheets help students decide where to apply, build their credentials, develop strong applications, and make an informed final decision. In addition to the latest program data, the 2022/2023 edition includes guidance for deciding between a doctoral or master's degree, insights on how COVID-19 is altering the admissions process, and profiles of newly accredited programs.
About the Authors:
John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, and a board-certified clinical psychologist. He has been elected president of the International Society of Clinical Psychology, the American Psychological Association (APA) Division of Psychotherapy, and the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration. With more than 400 scholarly publications, Dr. Norcross is a recipient of the Distinguished Career Contribution to Education and Training Award from the APA, the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year Award from the Carnegie Foundation, and the Rosalee Weiss Award from the American Psychological Foundation, and is an elected member of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Norcross has given lectures and workshops in 30 countries.
Michael A. Sayette, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, with a secondary appointment as Professor of Psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Sayette has published primarily in the area of substance abuse, with a focus on the development of psychological theories of alcohol and tobacco use. Dr. Sayette is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. He is a recipient of the Toy–Caldwell–Colbert Award for Distinguished Educator in Clinical Psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12). Dr. Sayette is Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and has directed graduate admissions for the clinical psychology program. He has presented seminars on applying to graduate school at several universities in North America and Europe.