The Respecialization Diploma Program is available to enable doctoral-level psychologists trained in other areas to make a career shift into clinical psychology. The Respecialization Program serves to prepare psychologists through participation in academic work and intensive clinical training to develop skills to become practicing clinicians.
Program Completion Requirements:
Two years in clinical courses and externships, plus one-year internship required. Three years is the average time-to-completion of the program.
For the respecialization program, applicants are required to have a doctorate in psychology, and have completed a dissertation. A personal group interview is required. In addition, if applicants do not already hold a psychology license to practice, they should determine prior to applying that they are license eligible.