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An Illustrated Guide to Clinical Psychology

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What does a day in the life of a practising clinical psychologist look like? Which therapeutic approaches do they use? How do you become a clinical psychologist?

Answering these questions and more, An Illustrated Guide to Clinical Psychology is ideal for aspiring, trainee, and newly qualified clinical psychologists to learn more about the field.

Written by clinical psychologists, and featuring illustrations by one of the authors, Juliet Young, this accessible book explores the history and context of clinical psychology, the key skills, tools, and theoretical foundations for clinical psychologists, and the main therapeutic approaches that they use. The book navigates through the necessary components to understand the underpinning elements of the profession, with a taster of different areas that clinical psychologists work in. Through a critical lens, it also explores topical debates within the profession and addresses issues of diversity and inclusion.
  • Published: Mar 21 2024
  • Pages: 176
  • 214 x 138mm
  • ISBN: 9781805010043
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Press Reviews

  • Professor David Harper, Programme Director (Academic), Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of East London

    If you are considering applying to train as a clinical psychologist in the UK and are looking for an accessible, wide-ranging and balanced introduction to the profession then this may be the book for you.
  • Annie Mitchell, community psychologist, and previously Clinical Director of Clinical Psychology Doctorates at the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth.

    This creatively illustrated book is a brilliant resource for anyone curious about what a career in clinical psychology might look like, and for colleagues, commissioners, clients and families who want to understand how the profession of clinical psychology can contribute to empowering health care to prevent and alleviate suffering.
  • Professor Margo Ononaiye Programme Director for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme at the University of Southampton

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this informative book that provides a useful overview of Clinical Psychology. It is an essential read for those wanting to learn more about the profession, and/or applying for Clinical Psychology training places.