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How I Bombed My First Therapy Session

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By: Lori Gottlieb In my final year of graduate school, I was required to do a clinical traineeship. The traineeship is like a baby version of the 3,000-hour internship that comes later and is required for licensure. By this point, I’d taken the necessary coursework, participated in classroom role-play simulations,…

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4 Tips to Become a Clinical Psychologist

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By: Jennifer Noble, PhD Clinical Psychologist Being a clinical psychologist is a rewarding career. It is challenging and it’s hard work, but it’s a wonderful feeling to see people make improvements that make their lives happier and more manageable. If you’ve thought about becoming a psychologist, take a look at…

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We Need More Diversity in Psychology

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By: Jennifer Noble, PhD Clinical Psychologist The field of clinical psychology needs more therapists who represent the various cultural backgrounds of the people they look to serve. We more diversity in psychology. There is a pressing need for more clinical psychologists to provide therapy who are male (believe it or…

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I Can’t Escape My Body

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I believed that it was somehow normal for insects to live under the skin. I was too embarrassed to seek help because I never thought anything was wrong. Even after I was diagnosed with schizophrenia, I kept my bug problem to myself. It’s only recently that I’ve opened up about it in therapy. I’ve dealt with it since my first break at twenty-one.

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