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This section is created specially for students who wish to advance their academic life within clinical psychology.

Clinical psychologists: Everything you need to know

So what does a clinical psychologist do? What are their jobscope and roles at work like? The clinical psychologist is a trained scientist who applies theoretical knowledge and tools to understand the current psychological state of a person, provide diagnosis, and prescribe non-pharmacological treatment in order to improve their wellbeing.  More articles on clinical psychology trainee:…

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What is a trainee clinical psychologist?

You have have heard of the term before, but what exactly is a trainee clinical psychologist and what do they do? A trainee clinical psychologist is under training to be a full-fledged clinical psychologist, by working under supervision to administer psychological assessments and conduct clinical intervention while completing the requirements…

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Life of a Clinical Psychology Trainee: The Supervisory Relationship

The rare breed of superhumans learning how to juggle their clinical practice, personal lives, lifelong academic learning, training of students, and the occasional academic teaching or paper publishing. To-do list Two assessment reports, three upcoming assessment preparations, at least two supervision log records, tons of readings, research thesis write-ups for…

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A day in the life of a clinical psychology trainee: RUN, WAIT, RUN, WAIT (Malaysia edition)

The morning As I’m writing this article, I’m running. Running to the Pediatric Clinic where I am supposed to spend my morning seeing patients. I run because the first appointment is at 9am, it is currently 8.52am, and the clinic is a 5-minute run away. I run because I’m counting…

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Clinical Psychology Students in Lockdown (Malaysia Edition)

Clinical Psychos Malaysia has been in lockdown since 18th March 2020 to effectively curb the spread of the COVID-19; we have had a Movement Control Order (MCO aka total lockdown), a Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO aka the Raya sprint for freedom), a Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO aka almost…

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5 Tips on Passing your Clinical Psychology Interview in Malaysia

When was it again? Well, the Masters of Clinical Psychology interviews are over for the current 2020/2021 academic year. Most clinical psychology programs have their interviews between June to early August each year, with this year happening slightly later because of the…well you know, COVID-19. One or two programs from private…

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Masters in Clinical Psychology interviews in Malaysia: What you need to know (2023 Updated)

Congratulations for being selected for your Masters in Clinical Psychology interview! This article tells you exactly what to expect and how to pass the dreaded interview, with practical and insider tips. Furthermore, you will be interrogated in various ways on all knowledge of clinical psychology but get yourself together, we…

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