PhD (Clinical): Concentrations

Clinical Neuropsychology Concentration

The clinical neuropsychology concentration includes courses, research, and clinical experiences designed to train the students for professional practice in neuropsychology. Clinical neuropsychology involves the application of psychological assessment and intervention to the problems encountered by people with brain injury or illness.

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Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Concentration

The Cognitive-Behavior Therapy concentration seeks to emphasize cognitive and behavioral approaches to assessment and intervention, including so-called third generation or acceptance-based behavior therapies.

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Forensic Psychology Concentration

Forensic psychology involves the application of assessment and intervention techniques to informing legal decision-makers and attorneys on questions in criminal, civil, and family law.

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Health Psychology Concentration

Health psychology adopts a broad-based, biopsychosocial perspective in order to: (1) better understand the interplay among behavioral, emotional, cognitive, social, and biological factors regarding health, wellness, and physical disease; (2) promote and maintain wellness and positive physical health; (3) prevent, treat, and rehabilitate illness and disability, and (4) improve the health care delivery system.

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