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delhi university has recently replaced its BA honours applied psychology with b-tech in psychological science?
Dear Career AspirantWelcome to CareerGuide.comWe shall help you to choose the right careerAs a practicing clinical psychologist, I hope, I shall be able to guide you properly in this aspect. Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, researching and preventing and relieving the psychology or psychiatry based illnessess. As you are going to deal with health aspect here, you need to have thorough understanding of pathological aspects of mental diseases here. And therefore, the course becomes most important. Clinical psychologists are considered to be equivalent to psychiatrists in the health field, but clinical psychologists cannot prescribe medicines. Clinical psychologists do conduct an array of psychometric tests to determine the breadth and depth of mental disorders and diseases and submit a report to psychiatrist and physicians, so as to assist them in medical practice.In Western countries, almost every hospital has a post of clinical psychology and Now in India, the trend is catching up. Psychiatry department consists of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, psychological counselors, health psychologists etc.
Thanks for putting up your query here. Well, to become a clinical psychologist, minimum qualification is MPhil in Clinical Psychology.
Following is the career pathway to become a Clinical Psychologist:
When you choose institutions for MPhil, please consider institutions which are recognized/approved by RCI. After MPhil, register yourself as a Clinical Psychologist. You will get RCI registration number which is prerequisite to practice as clinical psychologist.
Hope this is helpful. If you still have more queries, feel free to ask.
With Best Wishes,
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Driven by the need to contribute my best to the world, Yashaushwani currently work as a school counselor at a renowned school in Delhi and a counseling psychologist at YourDost platform. She is an experienced Creative Manager with a demonstrated history of interning in the clinical & counseling organizations and hospitals. She is skilled in Psychological Assessment, Mental Health Care, Nonprofit Organizations, and Microsoft Word, with a Post Graduation focused in Psychology from Delhi University.
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Dr. K.V Anand is a PhD in Counseling Psychology from Fort Jones University USA with MSc In Applied Psychology and MS in Psychotherapy. He is an expert in psychometric tests to facilitate awareness about various psychological traits, personality, skills, aptitude etc. He is a Certified Motivation trainer and personality development trainer. He is experienced in evaluating of psychology or psychiatry cases. Uses Psychometric tests such as personality, bipolar disorder test evaluation, student counseling. He has more than 9 years experience in soft skill training field covering career guidance, education, motivation, personality development, team building, leadership skills, stress management, conflict management, decision making. Beside this he is a active writer and have books related to psychology under his name such as “Adolescence mental Problems” and ”Infant and Child Psychology”
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A Psychologist with 13 years of experience in corporate, schools and hospitals. Have coordinated training programs, and developed a new product for leadership development of adolescents, conducted many workshops and lectures for parents, teachers and students during my tenure at the school.
Dealing with clients who have problems concerning adjustment with work, family and helping them lead a better and healthy life is what I strive for. Using therapeutic techniques and assessment tools has helped me so far in making a difference in the life’s of those that I worked with.
The core characteristics that have helped define and guide my career and personal relationships have been focused on flexibility, commitment, openness, challenge, and growth. Managing time and ability of multi-tasking; Excellent communication & convincing skills; Managing Events and good team player; Eye for details and striving for excellence in everything; Being proactive and responsible; Proven ability to learn quickly and become an expert; Skilled at producing quality work with limited resources.
· Assessment and Development Centres
· Behaviour Facilitation
· Content Development
· Psychological therapies like CBT, REBT, Behaviour Therapy, Client Centred Play Therapy, Relaxation Therapy
· Psychological Assessments like personality tests, intelligence tests, projective tests, diagnostic tests, aptitude tests
Dr. Apurva is a doctorate and a post graduate in clinical psychology from the M S University of Baroda. He is an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Columbia University of New York City,USA. He posses extensive experience in the field of counseling. He worked with many organizations, Government departments as a behavioral consultant and trainer. He has been serving as a resource person, mentor and master trainer to train counselors in various States. He regularly writes blogs, articles, book reviews and papers. Currently, he is working with International Non-for-profit organization and providing counseling services.
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