Clinical Psychology Graduate Training Program

The APA-accredited graduate training program in clinical psychology at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) offers doctoral education and training in the science and practice of clinical psychology. In our scientist-practitioner program we prepare students to conduct cutting edge research, be engaging teachers, and provide empirically-supported treatments in a variety of settings.

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Clinical Program News and Highlights

A new paradigm for adult ADHD: A focused strategy to monitor treatment

Psychological sciences’ Elizabeth Short wrote an article titled, A new paradigm for adult ADHD: A focused strategy to monitor treatment, which appeared in Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. Short explores the act of task incompletion as the main dysfunction in adults with ADHD.

How to Recover From Trauma: Treatments and When to Seek Help. Norah Feeny weighs in

Newsbreak: Psychology's Norah Feeny commented on what it takes for people who have experienced trauma to seek treatment and why many patients put off getting help for symptoms for far too long.

CWRU Psychology Clinic offers low-cost therapy for children and adults

The CWRU Psychology Clinic offers evidence-based outpatient individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. We provide low-cost therapy to individuals living in and around the Cleveland area, and welcome individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, religious and sexual orientation backgrounds. Please call 216-368-0719 or email to speak with the clinic coordinator...

Sandra Russ named new conciliation counselor

Sandra Russ, Distinguished University Professor Emerita and the Louis D. Beaumont University Professor Emerita of Psychological Sciences, has been named Case Western Reserve University’s newest conciliation counselor. Her role was effective Jan. 1. Russ, a renowned clinical child psychologist, served as a professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences for...

Retired professor commits $1.5 million to advance research in child psychology

Growing up as an only child, Sandra Walker Russ made the most of her solitary hours. Through role playing, singing, reading and expressing herself artistically, the unstructured playtime she enjoyed in her early developmental years would later serve as the foundation for a career studying the connection between creative...

Family-based intervention lowers long-term suicide risk in youth

BETHESDA, Md. — Over the last 20 years, suicide rates have increased in the U.S. by 24%, with the largest increases occurring in females ages 10-14 and African American children aged 5-11. These statistics highlight the critical need for better ways to understand and prevent suicide in youth and...