Career Description

A clinical psychologist’s primary tasks are the assessment and treatment of mental health issues, including emotional or social disorders. A clinical psychologist’s job responsibilities may include development and supervision of mental health programs. Clinical psychologists can work in private practices, mental health organizations and hospitals with individuals, families, couples or groups of all ages.

Academic Requirements

To begin a career in this field, it’s necessary to complete a doctoral degree program and meet experience requirements for state licensure.