15 Awesome Jobs to Have in Clinical Psychology

  1. Transpersonal Psychologist - Resolve internal conflicts by integrating emotions, spirituality, and the physical and emotional senses. Therapists guide patients and help them to discover who they are and help them achieve all their goals and become the person they strive to be. Therapists fuse Eastern and Western philosophies with indigenous spirituality.
  2. School Psychologist - Assist students with learning issues and help them to succeed in school. The psychologist can also help students with any emotional problems, conflicts with other students, or issues with teachers to make them more confident and comfortable at school.
  3. Forensic Psychologist - The psychologists work with law enforcement agencies, and analyze evidence from crime investigations. They sometimes work on lawsuits or investigations for insurance claims. Some of them work in family courts and investigate cases of child neglect or abuse. They also assist in custody cases involving children. Using your Psy.D degree to enter the forensic field will allow you to work hand in hand with law enforcement officials on a regular basis. This area of study has been made popular through modern television and film
  4. Health Psychologist - These psychologists focus on the relationship between physical health and mental conditions, working to improve them both simultaneously. They often work in long-term care facilities with geriatric patients.
  5. Social Psychologist - A social psychologist works to understand the different social aspects of how people think and act in certain situations. They may deal with issues of racism, anxiety or stress, and other factors, and help people to resolve personal issues in a non-confrontational manner.
  6. Child Psychologist - They use techniques designed to help children overcome obstacles that are keeping them from being confident, well-rounded individuals who can function easily in everday situations. Children are taught to adjust to various situations without undue stress or anxiety.
  7. Cognitive Neuroscientist - Study the biochemical processes, physiology, and anatomy of the brain. They investigate how the cognitive processes of the mind work during various states of consciousness, including sleep.
  8. Developmental Psychologist - Focusing on one stage of human life, whether it's infancy, childhood, adolescence, or various stages of adulthood, can teach how and why people change. They may work for a children's museum or in a health setting intervening with premature infants. Endless possibilities exist in this field.
  9. Social Gerontologist - Social workers who are trained in the needs of older adults can work as advocates for older people. They assist health care professionals by assessing the strengths and limitations of older people, and can assist them with financial issues and community resources.
  10. Spiritual Counselor - Becoming a spiritual counselor will allow you to use psychological skills to help people who are having issues with faith and can't deal with the problem alone. It may be due to a life transition such as a divorce or death, and the spiritual counselor can use techniques to help you overcome the problem.
  11. Child Abuse Counselor - children who have been abused can often only relate to a highly skilled professional who can help them to overcome their fear and anger issues. This is the top field for psychologists, and you'll reap great rewards when you can help a child through the trauma of abuse.
  12. Geriatric Psychologist - Geriatric psychologists work closely with elderly patients, usually in a long-term care nursing facility or in a hospital. They can assist patients with day to day issues, but can assist those who are facing mental problems in a non-threatening way.
  13. Sports Psychologist - this professional helps athletes when they've suffered an injury and are having difficulties dealing with motivation and the pain of an injury. Sports psychologists can work in schools or colleges, within the community, or for professional sports teams.
  14. Engineering Psychologist - Understanding the way that people interact with technology, machines, and new innovations is a high paying position that your psychology degree could land you. You'll work to help the overall design of new products, helping shape everything from new cars to new consumer electronic products.
  15. Military Psychologist - Treating military personnel who've suffered trauma in combat situations, physical disabilities as a result of military service, and helping family members to cope with emotional trauma or death of a spouse or parent are all ways in which treatment and intervention can assist military families.


Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

    See More


    See More



    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Showing schools in your area

            Matching School Ads
            M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
            • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
            • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
            • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
            • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
            Show more [+]
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Financial Aid
            M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
            • Master's Degree in Psychology: Designed for the Working Adult
            • Flexibility: We offer convenient online or evening programs to fit your schedule.
            • Variety: Choose from General Psychology or an emphasis in Industrial & Organizational Psychology.
            • Programs focus on the development of critical thinking and leadership qualities, as they apply to your profession.
            • Degrees designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology.
            • Speak with an enrollment counselor today & decide which program interests you!
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Applied Psychology: Developmental Psychology
            • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
            • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
            • No standardized testing if student meets admission requirements
            • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
            • 95% of Liberty University students receive some form of financial aid
            Show more [+]
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology
            • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
            • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
            • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
            • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
            • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            Master of Science in Health Psychology
            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
            • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Master of Science in Criminology

            Regis University is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

            • Online Courses
            Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate

            George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 33,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity, and commitment to accessibility.  George Mason University is an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world. 


            • Online Courses