What is Clinical Psychology?


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The main focus of clinical psychology is _____.

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1. A clinical psychologist will most often have what type of degree?

2. While in a doctoral program studying to be a clinical psychologist, one should plan to be in school for about how many years on average?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of clinical psychology. You will be quizzed on what clinical psychology is and how to pursue a career in clinical psychology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Main focus of clinical psychology
  • Education of clinical psychologists
  • Length of doctoral program
  • Divisions APA has
  • Settings of clinical psychologists

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related clinical psychology lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding clinical psychology
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about clinical psychology

Additional Learning

To learn more about clinical psychology, review the accompanying lesson called What is Clinical Psychology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define clinical psychology
  • Review the population clinical psychologists work with
  • Learn about the different forms of therapy a clinical psychologist uses in sessions
  • Comprehend the various subfields that are found in clinical psychology