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

Listen to Dr. Lincoln’s new podcast!

Dr. Sarah Hope Lincoln recently did an episode for the podcast elated: A Mental Health Podcast, titled Understanding Mental Illness.  You can listen here: https://anchor.fm/elated/episodes/Dr--Sarah-Hope-Lincoln-Understanding-Mental-Illness-eqeccs

Is God listening to my prayers? Initial validation of a brief measure of perceived divine engagement and disengagement in response to prayer.

When people pray to God, do they believe that God is actually listening to their prayers? Some people do, and they might even believe that God goes a step further, providing guidance or trying to speak to them. In other cases, though, people might experience God as being silent:...

How to find a mental health therapist who’s affordable, nearby and a good fit for you: Coping through COVID

The Case Western Reserve Psychology Clinic at the College of Arts and Sciences was highlighted regarding services available to Northeast Ohioans for coping with stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read the entire article here: https://www.cleveland.com/coronavirus/2021/01/how-to-find-a-mental-health-therapist-whos-affordable-nearby-and-a-good-fit-for-you-coping-through-covid.html  

Research Participants Needed: Experiences of Trans*, Gender Fluid, Genderqueer, and Gender Non-Conforming Adults

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are conducting an online study of the experiences of transgender, gender non-binary, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, and gender fluid adults. The study involves completing online questionnaires about your experiences and emotions. In order to complete it, you must be at least 18 years of...

Your child may mention COVID-19 during playtime. Experts say that’s OK

Deseret News: Sandra Russ, Distinguished University Professor and the Louis D. Beaumont University Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the College of Arts and Sciences, said that incorporating COVID-19 into children’s playtime can actually be beneficial—as a healthy way for young ones to cope with the pandemic. Read...

Graduate Student Silvia Hernandez quoted in New York Times

Finding Hope When Things Feel Gloomy In analyzing dozens of studies on brief hope interventions in older adults, Silvia Hernandez, a doctoral candidate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, said cognitive behavioral therapies can significantly improve hope in people struggling with depression, health and bereavement. “We know that if...