PhD Clinical Psychology
Last updated on March 19th, 2020

The Clinical Psychologists go through vigorous training in administering psychological tests, interpreting the results and diagnosing patients. This training includes writing reports and learning how to evaluate reports and referrals. They are further trained for conducting therapeutic sessions using the various theories of Psychotherapy (like Psychoanalytic, Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic etc) focusing on techniques and styles specially designed for the treatment of specific disorders. The students practice through role playing, behavioral rehearsals, modeling and content analysis of their sessions. They are provided with expert supervision by practicing psychologists and Professors with years of clinical and supervisory experience.

Road Map

First Year

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 801 Advanced Quantitative Research and Research Ethics 3 3
CPY 802

 

Group Psychotherapy I 3

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

Elective I

 

3

 

3

 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 807 Advanced Qualitative Research and Research Ethics 3 3
CPY 808 Group Psychotherapy II 3 3
 

 

 

Elective II

 

3

 

3

 

Summer Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 806 Internship I 9

 

 

9

 

 Second Year

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 812

 

Internship II

 

6

 

 

6

 

CPY 813 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Defense and Acceptance of Research Proposal

 

9

 

 

9

 

 Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 814

 

Internship III

 

3

 

 

3

 

CPY 815 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Data Collection and Analysis 9

 

 

9

 

 Third Year

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 816

 

Didactic Analysis

 

3

 

 

3

 

CPY 817 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Thesis Write up 9

 

 

9

 

 Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Total Theory Lab
CPY 818 Supervised Research (PhD Thesis) including Submission of the Final Thesis for Evaluation 9

 

 

9

 

 Course Work           = 18 Cr. Hrs

Internship                 = 18 Cr. Hrs

D.A                             = 3 Cr. Hrs

Dissertation             = 36 Cr. Hrs

Total                          = 75 Cr. Hrs

Research Themes of Psychology

Programs of Psychology discipline are aimed to ensure that psychology is taught as an applied discipline in scientist reflective so that students are aware of the nature, origin, history and scope of Psychology as a modern discipline and its relationship with other sciences.
The potential research themes / areas are as follows:

  • Child Obesity and Parental Negligence
  • Television and Obesity
  • Stress and Preterm Delivery
  • Cutting Yourself Disorder
  • Effects of Abortion on Mental Health
  • Dating Violence Among Teens
  • Social Interaction
  • Individual Differences &Stress
  • Psychological Reasons for Depression
  • Gender & Depression in Individuals Human Development
  • Mental Development of Special Children
  • Mental Illness and Aging
  • Environment & Personality Development
  • Work Environment & Worker’s Self esteem
  • Impact of Counseling on Divorced Individuals
  • Violent Music and Children
  • Emotional, Financial, and Physical Abuse of the Elderly
  • In-store Music & Product Selection
  • Teenage Suicide
  • Genetics, Environment & Intelligence
  • Over Crowding & Human Beings
  • Torture and Psychological Effects