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Clinical Psychology Master’s Program at Yeditepe University has been designed to fit international standards. The program aims to enable its students and graduates to become competent at clinical assessment and evaluation as well as clinical research methods, with a thorough understanding of theories and applications of psychopathology and psychotherapy. Graduates of the program are expected to utilize their scientific knowledge and practical expertise in the welfare of the society. The program also intends to train clinicians who will be both conscious of the scientific and professional responsibilities and are devoted to the ethical principles and standards of the field.

Our Clinical Psychology Master Program involves a thesis. The first year of the program consists of an intensive curriculum that aims to invest in the development of theoretical and practical foundations. The program focuses on theoretical and practical education concerning both psychoanalytic-psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches. In the second year of the program, students will find the opportunity to gain and improve their skills as a clinician and psychotherapist through supervision, focusing on practice and intervention. During the second year, students are expected to design and conduct an original research and write a master's thesis.

To reach the Yeditepe University Clinical Psychology Master Program curriculum and course descriptions:

Vision Mission

Our main goal is to train our students as future professionals with insight and awareness, who continue to observe, recognize, and understand themselves, who will feel the responsibility to continue improving their professional knowledge and skills by following scientific developments in the field and maintain a firm adherence to ethical values and principles.

2020-2021 Academic Year Terms of Application

2020-2021 FALL TERM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION PROCESS FOR CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY MASTER’S PROGRAM (WITH THESIS)

 

I. Application Documents

Diploma or certificate of graduation

To apply for graduate programs, the candidate must have graduated from a 4-year psychology undergraduate program or be in a position to graduate by the latest 2019 summer term. Candidates applying for the program must have a GPA of 2.50 and above.

 

Disciplinary record

The candidate must obtain an official document from his institution that indicates his undergraduate disciplinary record and submit it during the application. If the disciplinary record status is written on the transcript, there is no need for an additional document.

 

Official transcript

An official transcript displaying the courses and grades received by the candidate must be included in the application file.

 

Reference letter

Two reference letters are required. At least one of the referees must be an academician. Contact information (email address and phone number) should be provided with the references. Reference letters should be sent to klinik.psikoloji@yeditepe.edu.tr by the writer of the letter. Reference letters that are sent by the applicant will not be accepted.

 

Statement of Purpose

The candidates should provide a letter explaining their intent and motivations for the program.

 

Resume

A resume (CV) that includes educational background, attended training and seminars, research and project experience, as well as academic areas of interest, should be provided.

 

Graduate education entrance exam result certificate and English language proficiency certificate

To apply for the MA program in Clinical Psychology, applicants must have taken at least one of the following graduate education entrance examinations and meet the following criteria:

ALES ≥ 55 points

GRE (new system) ≥ 149 points

GRE (old system) ≥ 610 points

GMAT ≥ 450 points

 

The language of instruction at Yeditepe University is English. Applicants must meet at least one of the following English proficiency criteria at the time of application:

A score of 70 points or higher from the English Language Proficiency Exam held by Yeditepe University School of Foreign Languages, YÖKDİL, or YDS.

TOEFL (IBT) ≥ 84 points

The validity period of the exam results for TOEFL is two years from the date of the exam and the validity period for YÖKDİL or YDS is five years.

 

I. Application process and submission of required documents

As an initial step, applicants are required to complete the online application process via the Yeditepe University Electronic Application System (EBS) (http://ebs.yeditepe.edu.tr/). This stage will be completed by uploading a photo and official transcript to the system. Referance letters should be sent to klinik.psikoloji@yeditepe.edu.tr

 

In the second step, candidates should hand in their application file, which will include the photocopies of the diploma or graduation certificate, official transcript, disciplinary record, two reference letters, statement of purpose, resume, one photo, English language proficiency certificate and graduate education entrance exam results, to Yeditepe University, Department of Psychology.

 

Candidates who receive acceptance to the program can obtain information regarding the registration process from the web page of the Institute of Social Sciences.

 

II. Evaluation and Acceptance Process

All applicants who meet the criteria determined after the initial evaluation of the application files will be qualified to enter the written qualification exam.

The written qualification exam will intend to assess the candidates’ competence in undergraduate-level fundamental information as well as their ability to utilize this information in a systematic and integrative manner. To succeed in this exam, candidates are recommended to revise their knowledge in areas including Psychopathology, Clinical Psychology, Theories of Personality, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Ethics and Research Methods. Candidates who pass the written exam will be eligible for the oral exam/interview.

The oral exam, which will be carried out by the Clinical Psychology faculty, will aim to assess each candidate's academic interests and goals, together with their suitability to become a clinician.

At the end of the interview process, the list of candidates accepted to the program will be announced by the Psychology Department.

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Objective:

In recent years, there is an increased need for well-trained clinical psychologists in our country. Regarding this fact, Yeditepe University Clinical Psychology Master's Program is an international education program designed for filling the gap. This program aims to graduate clinical psychologists who are competent in psychopathology and psychotherapy theories as well as practices, clinical assessment, measurement, and research methods. After their graduation, it is expected that those clinical psychologists contribute to public health by using their scientific knowledge and professional competencies. In addition to being aware of their scientific and professional responsibilities, those students are trained to follow ethical principles and standards strictly. The program includes two approaches, which are psychoanalytic-psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral theory, and also practice training. The program is based on the scientist-practitioner model. Thus it is designed to provide the students with advanced level training that will enable them to use the necessary skills required in clinical settings as practitioners and to apply research methods as academicians.

Goal: Yeditepe University Clinical Psychology Master Program is a master's program with a thesis. The first year of the program consists of an intensive curriculum that aims to give enough information about theoretical knowledge. In the second year, students are taught to use psychotherapy skills effectively through a series of supervision targeting intervention of interest. At the same time, it is expected that students design and conduct an original scientific research to write their master's thesis. After completing the requirements of this program, graduated students are expected to become clinical experts who have awareness and insight about themselves with the continuous observation, recognition and understanding, feel a sense of responsibility for the development of professional knowledge and competencies through their lifespan, follow and update scientific expertise in the field, and adhere to ethical values ​​and principles.

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Regarding their level of competence gained in undergraduate education, to increase their knowledge and skills in depth to become an expert in clinical psychology.

2. To be able to realize the importance of interaction with other disciplines related to clinical psychology and to integrate theoretical knowledge and practical skills of those disciplines with the existing ones and use them efficiently.

3. To be able to conduct psychotherapy with ethical principles, scientific and professional knowledge

4. To acknowledge various psychotherapy theories in a historical development from past to present.

5. To recognize both fundamental and advanced psychopathology theories

6. To have sufficient knowledge and skills to conduct clinical assessment and evaluation

7. To identify research methods and to be able to use some skills to manage an independent scientific research process

8. To be able to review literature, collect data, evaluate critically and make appropriate analyses for conducting an original research and having national and international publications.

9. To gain knowledge, skills and experience to be competent for managing the process of therapy, suggesting solutions for invisible problems and, making an action after completing individual and group supervision.

10. To be able to have a broad knowledge of theoretical issues and current research in clinical psychology and have a critical perspective

11. To be able to use clinical knowledge and skills gained in the program to produce scientific research within the framework of ethical principles; to use that knowledge and skills for social awareness and individual responsibility.

12. To be able to use technology, informatics and communication tools effectively required in clinical psychology and to follow the latest developments about them.

13. To be able to speak and write English efficiently, to follow the literature and to be productive academically.

1. The degree to be taken

Upon completion of the course load and preparation and the defense of the thesis project, the students will receive a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology.

2. Admission Requirements

Students who wish to apply to the master's program and register upon acceptance following the evaluation process should qualify for the initial requirements and evaluation processes that are determined by YÖK based on the academic and legal regulations of the university. Admission requirements, evaluation process, and acceptance results will be announced at the website of the Institute of Social Sciences before the beginning of the academic semester.

3. Employment Opportunities and Higher Degrees

Employment opportunities are available in academic and clinical practice. Since the program involves writing a master’s thesis, students will also be able to apply for a doctoral degree program.

4. Graduation Requirements

Upon successful completion of the theoretical courses, the students are eligible to graduate if they are successful in applied courses and clinical supervision as well as the process of carrying out, writing, and defending their master’s thesis.

5. Contact Information

Head of Psychology Department Assoc. Prof.  Alev Yalçınkaya,

Clinical Psychology Graduate Program Coordinator Asst. Prof. Ezgi Soncu Büyükişcan

Assistant of Department of Psychology İdil Uğruluoğlu, Extension Number: 1898, Phone Number: 02165780898

6. Teaching and Learning Methods

Teaching-learning methods and strategies are determined in an attempt to increase students' skills, including self-study, lifelong learning, observation, education, presentation, critical thinking, teamwork, and effective use of information technologies.

An additional consideration regarding the teaching style is to support students with different abilities.

It is essential to ensure that the teaching style is to support students with different abilities. The teaching-learning methods used in the program are listed below.

Teaching-learning Methods

 

Main Learning Activities

 

Tools

 

Course

Listening and interpretation

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

 

Discussion

Listening and interpretation, observation/processing situations, critical thinking, questioning

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

 

Brainstorming

Listening and interpretation, observation/processing situations, critical thinking, questioning, teamwork

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

 

Group Discussion

Listening and interpretation, observation/processing situations, critical thinking, questioning

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

 

Presentation

Listening and interpretation, observation/processing situations, critical thinking, questioning

Real or virtual environment to allow observation

 

Seminar

Research - lifelong learning, writing, reading, IT, listening and interpretation, managerial skills

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

 

Group study

 

Research - lifelong learning, writing, reading, IT, listening and interpretation, managerial skills and teamwork

Internet databases, library- databases, e-mail, online chat, Web-based discussion forums

Field Study

Observation/processing situations, Research - lifelong learning, writing, reading

 

 

Homework

Research - lifelong learning, writing, reading, IT,

Internet databases, library- databases, e-mail

 

Oral exam

Research - lifelong learning, processing the situations, question development, interpretation, presentation

 

 

Invited Talk

 

Listening and interpretation, observation/processing the situations

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer

Case Study/Role Playing

Listening and interpretation, observing / processing situations, IT skills, pre-planned special skills

Standard classroom technologies, specialized equipment, psychology laboratory, one way-mirror room

       

COURSE PLAN / ECTS CREDITS

Clinical Psychology Master Program (with Thesis) Curriculum

 

Course code

 

Course name

 

T

 

U

 

L

 

Y

 

E

1st  Year

Fall

 

 

 

 

 

PSY501

Research Methods I

3

0

0

3

6

PSY562

Advanced Psychopathology

3

0

0

3

6

PSY565

Clinical Assessment

2

2

0

3

6

PSY566

Measurement I

2

2

0

3

6

PSY588

Seminar I

0

0

0

NC

6

 

Total

 

 

 

12

30

1st  Year

Spring

 

 

 

 

 

PSY502

Research Methods II

3

0

0

3

6

PSY573

Psychopharmacology

3

0

0

3

6

PSY567

Measurement II

2

2

0

3

6

           

Elective

3

0

0

3

6

PSY589

Seminar II

0

0

0

NC

6

 

Total

 

 

 

12

30

2nd Year

Fall

 

 

 

 

 

PSY698

Clinical Application I

0

6

0

3

3

PSY691

Group Supervision I

0

6

0

3

3

PSY693

Individual Supervision I

0

4

0

2

3

 

PSY695

Psychological Assessment Supervision I

 

0

 

2

0

 

1

 

1

PSY685

Master Thesis

0

0

0

NC

20

 

Total

 

 

 

9

30

2nd Year

Spring

 

 

 

 

 

PSY699

Clinical Application II

0

6

0

3

3

PSY692

Group Supervision II

0

6

0

3

3

PSY694

Individual Supervision II

0

4

0

2

3

 

PSY696

Psychological Assessment Supervision II

 

0

 

2

0

 

1

 

1

PSY685

Master Thesis

0

0

0

NC

20

 

Total

 

 

 

9

30

                  Total

42

120

T: Theoretical course hours U: Application course hours L: Lab course hours Y: Credit

E: ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Clinical Psychology Master Program (with Thesis) Curriculum Elective Courses

Course Code

 

Course name

 

 

T

 

 

U

 

 

L

 

 

Y

 

 

E

PSY581

Dynamic Therapies

3

0

0

3

6

PSY582

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies

3

0

0

3

6

PSY531

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

3

0

0

3

6

T: Theoretical course hours U: Application course hours L: Lab course hours Y: Credit

E: ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

               

 

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COURSES AND PROGRAM OUTCOMES

 

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

PSY501

5

4

1

1

1

3

5

5

1

5

5

5

5

PSY502

5

4

1

1

1

3

5

5

1

5

5

5

5

PSY562

5

5

4

5

5

5

1

1

1

5

4

5

5

PSY566

5

4

3

4

4

5

2

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY567

5

4

3

4

4

5

2

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY565

5

5

4

4

4

5

1

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY573

5

4

3

3

3

5

1

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY581

5

4

5

5

5

4

1

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY582

5

4

5

5

5

4

1

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY531

5

4

5

5

5

4

2

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY588

5

5

4

4

3

2

2

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY589

5

5

4

4

3

2

2

1

1

5

5

5

5

PSY698

5

5

5

5

5

5

1

1

1

4

5

5

5

PSY699

5

5

5

5

5

5

1

1

1

4

5

5

5

PSY691

5

4

5

5

5

5

1

1

5

4

5

5

5

PSY692

5

4

5

5

5

5

1

1

5

4

5

5

5

PSY693

5

4

5

5

5

5

1

1

5

4

5

5

5

PSY694

5

4

5

5

5

5

1

1

5

4

5

5

5

PSY695

5

4

4

5

5

5

1

1

5

5

5

5

5

PSY696

5

4

4

5

5

5

1

1

5

5

5

5

5

PSY685

5

5

1

2

2

1

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

PSY686

5

5

1

2

2

1

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

 

LIST OF COURSE CATEGORY (Basic Vocational Courses and Specialization / Area Courses) Theoretical Courses – Basic Vocational Courses

PSY562 Advanced   Psychopathology

PSY566 Measurement I

PSY567 Measurement II

PSY565 Clinical Assessment

PSY573 Psychopharmacology

PSY581 Dynamic Psychotherapies

PSY582 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies

 PSY531 Child and Adolescence Psychopathology

Practice / Supervision / Seminar - Specialty Courses

PSY588/ PSY589 Seminars

PSY698/ PSY699 Clinical Practice

PSY691/ PSY692 Group Supervision I and II

PSY693/ PSY694 Individual Supervision I and II

PSY 695/ PSY696 Psychological Assessment Supervision I and II

Thesis/Research Course

PSY501 Research Methods I

PSY502 Research Methods II

PSY 685/ PSY686 Master Thesis I and II

 

TYYÇ – MASTER DEGREE

EQF--LLL: 7th degree

 

 

YÖK Social and Behavior Sciences Basic Competencies

 

 

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY MASTER PROGRAM COMPETENCY/OUTCOMES

 

Knowledge (Theoretical/Phenomenal)

LO1

LO2

LO3

 

LO4

 

LO5

LO6

 

LO7

 

LO8

 

LO9

 

LO10

LO11

 

LO12

 

LO13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To have advanced theoretical and practical knowledge supported by textbooks, application tools and other resources, including contemporary information in the field.

1) Have the basic conceptual knowledge related to the field at an advanced level, taking into account its reflections in practice.

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2) Understanding the interdisciplinary interaction related to the field.

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3) Understands the basic concepts of Social and Behavioral Sciences and examines relationships between the concepts.

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4) Have basic knowledge about the rules of functioning of human and inter-communal relations.

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5) Having basic information about the causes and consequences of the transformations experienced by their communities.

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6) Having the ability to conduct, plan and apply research required by Social and Behavioral Sciences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

7) To obtain information by processing advanced data required by Social and Behavioral Sciences at a theoretical and practical level.

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

SKILLS

(Cognitive / Applications)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To be able to use advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in the field.

To be able to interpret and evaluate data by using the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in the field

to be able to define, analyze and develop solutions based on research and evidence.

 

1) Has the ability to analyze theoretical knowledge related to the field and evaluate the reflections in practice.

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2) Knows the theories related to social and behavioral sciences, have the ability to prepare work in line with academic rules.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

3) Having the ability to use the knowledge of the field in decision making, decision making and behavior.

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

4) Having the ability to transfer the information obtained in the field to the relevant people on theoretical and practical basis.

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

5) Interpreting the information acquired in the field with the data coming from different disciplines and creating new knowledge.

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

6) Make oral and written original presentations in national and/or international meetings in the field.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

7) Identifies problems experienced in the field and develops or solves solutions using research methods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

COMPETENCIES

Competence to work independently and take responsibility

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

1) Solves a field-related issue both as a team and independently.

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

2) Responsibility is taken individually and as a team to solve any problems or problems that may be seen in the application in the field and takes the initiative when necessary.

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

3) Plans and manages all kinds of projects or targets related to the field.

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

4) Being aware of the leadership responsibility that should be taken when it is necessary during the teamwork process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

5) Determines the vision, aim and target related to the field of study.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

6) Expands the boundary of knowledge in the field by preparing and publishing at least one scientific article related to the field with individual or teamwork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Competence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Evaluates the information obtained by the practice through the filter of cause and effect and criticism

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

2) Identifies the deficiencies related to information and application in the field.

X

X

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

X

 

 

 

3) Have the desire to keep the interest related to practice alive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

CURRICULUM & COURSE CONTENTS

PSY562 Advanced Psychopathology

In this course, the cognitive and psychodynamic conceptualization of psychopathology will be investigated. Particular emphasis will be placed on cognitive and various psychoanalytic schools, etiological factors, personality and developmental organizations. Students will acquire a basic psychodynamic and cognitive understanding to use in case formulation.

PSY501 Advanced Research Methods I

In this course, students will learn various research methods and statistical techniques in psychology, their theoretical foundations and their practical applications. This course will enable students to think about research questions, understand research designs, evaluate related ethical issues, and present them in a proposal letter to the ethics and scientific committee commissions. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to design and conduct research in an applied environment, critically evaluate existing research publications and reports, understand ethical issues in research, and discuss the contribution of studies to the science of psychology.

PSY 565 Clinical Assessment

The purpose of this course is to develop necessary skills in psychotherapy (observation and interview techniques, communication skills, active listening, body language, notice and interpret nonverbal signs like facial expression, questioning techniques, summary, confrontation and interpretation techniques, constitute and report a developmental and diagnostic formulation).

PSY 566 Psychological Assessment I

This course will enable students to learn to apply, score, evaluate, interpret and report Rorschach and Thematic Apperception Test. The student will gain these skills through participation and application in regular supervision.

PSY 588 Seminars I

The goal of these seminars is to introduce students the ethical and professional issues. There will be several case presentations along the course which are prepared and presented by graduate academic staff and clinical psychology practitioners. Students will be continuing these seminars for two years and enroll in a Seminar course every semester to improve their critical thinking skills.

PSY 589 Seminars II

The goal of these seminars is to introduce students the ethical and professional issues. There will be several case presentations along the course which are prepared and presented by graduate academic staff and clinical psychology practitioners. Students will be continuing these seminars for two years and enroll in a Seminar course every semester to improve their critical thinking skills.

PSY 502 Advanced Research Methods II

This course aims to go beyond the research and statistical skills taught in the first semester. Students will work on a research project. After considering a research question and preparing a research proposal during the semester, they will be able to present a research paper by the end of the data collection and data analysis stages.

PSY 567 Psychological Assessment II

This course aims to provide the students with the necessary knowledge and skills related to the application, scoring, evaluation and interpretation of the results of specific tests, including intelligence tests and other cognitive assessments. Students will learn to apply these skills under supervision.

PSY 573 Psychopharmacology

This course will provide an overview of psychopharmacological treatments, their primary classifications, indications, contra-indications and side effects. This course aims to introduce how psychological problems affect brain functioning, emotional, cognitive, behavioral and motor effects and their pharmacological treatments in the context of clinical psychology.

PSY 698 Clinical Practicum I

In the second year of their education, students gain experience in clinical practice for both semesters. This practical course provides students with the opportunity to observe psychological disorders in the clinical setting (psychiatric units of hospitals and psychological counseling and research center of the university), and then apply the techniques of interviewing, psychological support and intervention they have learned to their clients.

PSY 691 Group Supervision

During the second year, students meet with a clinical supervisor in small groups on a weekly basis. They present the detailed flow and narrative of the sessions with their clients in the psychotherapy processes to their group peers and clinical supervisor. The focus of this course is to note appropriate records and develop the basic clinical skills necessary for the psychotherapy process.

PSY 693 Individual Supervision I

Each student has a clinical supervisor. Students meet with their clinical supervisors on an individual and weekly basis to discuss and evaluate their cases.

PSY 695 Psychological Assessment Supervision I

Each student will be given two inclusive packs of personality tests and two inclusive packs of intelligence and cognitive functions tests during the second year. Students receive group supervision through applying, scoring, interpreting and reporting the results of these test and evaluation processes.

PSY 685 Master’s Thesis I

This course consists of planning and conducting a thesis research, including defining a research topic, problem and essential variables, creating research design, doing sufficient literature review and writing an introduction, developing a hypothesis, doing the field study, data collection, data analysis and thesis writing. A thesis supervisor and thesis committee supervise each student's thesis research. At the final stage, the student is expected to defend the thesis successfully to the thesis supervisor and thesis committee.

PSY 699 Clinical Practicum II

In the second year of their education, students gain experience in clinical practice for both semesters. This practical course provides students with the opportunity to observe psychological disorders in the clinical setting (psychiatric units of hospitals and psychological counseling and research center of the university), and then apply the techniques of interviewing, psychological support and intervention they have learned to their clients.

PSY 692 Group Supervision II

During the second year, students meet with a clinical supervisor in small groups on a weekly basis. They present the detailed flow and narrative of the sessions with their clients in the psychotherapy processes to their group peers and clinical supervisor. The focus of this course is to keep appropriate records and develop the basic clinical skills necessary for the psychotherapy process.

PSY 694 Individual Supervision II

Each student has a clinical supervisor. Students meet with their clinical supervisors on an individual and weekly basis to discuss and evaluate their cases.

PSY 686 Master’s Thesis II

This course consists of planning and conducting a thesis research, including defining a research topic, problem and essential variables, creating research design, doing sufficient literature review and writing an introduction, developing a hypothesis, doing the field study, data collection, data analysis and thesis writing. A thesis supervisor and thesis committee supervise each student's thesis research. At the final stage, the student is expected to defend the thesis successfully to the thesis supervisor and thesis committee.

PSY 696 Psychological Assessment Supervision II

Each student will be given two inclusive packs of personality tests and two inclusive packs of intelligence and cognitive functions tests during the second year. Students receive group supervision through applying, scoring, interpreting and reporting the results of these test and evaluation processes.