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What is a psyd?
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: PsyD
A doctorate in psychology from a professional school of psychology, eligible to be licensed in most states if not all.
More practical focus in theory than most doctorate programs in theory. Best.

In brief: PsyD
A doctorate in psychology from a professional school of psychology, eligible to be licensed in most states if not all.
More practical focus in theory than most doctorate programs in theory. Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Doctor of psychology
A professional doctorate degree earned through one of two established training models for clinical psychology.
An individual who earns a doctorate in clinical psychology, educational psychology or counseling psychology from an accredited program may become licensed to diagnose & treat mental disorders, conduct psychological testing & complete psychological evaluations, & provide psychotherapy.

In brief: Doctor of psychology
A professional doctorate degree earned through one of two established training models for clinical psychology.
An individual who earns a doctorate in clinical psychology, educational psychology or counseling psychology from an accredited program may become licensed to diagnose & treat mental disorders, conduct psychological testing & complete psychological evaluations, & provide psychotherapy.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Research vs Clinical
A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work.
A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much.

In brief: Research vs Clinical
A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work.
A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much.
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Dr. Andrew Berry
I hold one of each.
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