College of Arts and Science - where great minds meet


What is Clinical Psychology?

Clinical psychology is a broad field of practice and research within the discipline of psychology, which applies psychological principles to the assessment, prevention, amelioration, and rehabilitation of psychological disorders, disability, dysfunctional behaviour, and health-risk behaviour, and to the enhancement of psychological and physical well-being.  Clinical psychology includes both scientific research, focusing on the search for general principles, and clinical service, focusing on the study and care of patients, and information gathered from each of these activities influences practice and research.  For more information see Definition of Clinical Psychology.

For more information see:
Core competencies of a clinical psychologist
Foundation and functional competencies of a clinical psychologist

Clinical Psych


Program Summary

About Clinical Psychology

Programs of Study

Admission and Applications

Faculty and Research Interests

Our Students

Policies and Procedures



Clinical Program Brochure