PsyD online?

Discussion in 'Nursing and medical-related degrees' started by Catenacci, Jun 23, 2009.

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  1. schweiz12

    schweiz12 New Member

    I am a licensed MFT seeking a doctoral degree mainly to increase my clinical knowledge and possibly teaching. I have been practicing as a therapist for 20 years and have a family and other obligations that preclude me from attending a traditional APA psychology program so I'll probably wind up with a distance learning degree such as CSU or Capella. I have no interest in testing. In my humble opinion, I think the APA stranglehold on the psychology field is monopolistic and narrow minded, as a vast number of the LP's that I know provide counseling but have sometimes little education, experience, or the temperament to do so. I think the APA or ACA should work with states to provide guidelines for different doctoral licensing designations (such as Counseling Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, or Psychometrician rather than a one size fits all approach.
     
  2. RFValve

    RFValve Well-Known Member

    If cheap and unaccredited is an option, a PhD in metaphysical psychology from the University of Sedona might fit the bill.
    I don't know the rules in Sweden, but in Canada you can legally use a PhD from the University of Sedona in most provinces as long as you don't claim to be a licensed psychologist.
     
  3. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    Or, you might prefer a "real" degree in "real" psychology. It'll cost you more than Sedona's $990 "Doctorate," though. I thought this started out as a serious thread.

    Here's something on Sedona. http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?topic=4466.0

    Here's a link to a Sedona "Doctoral Dissertation." Seriously. http://springshaven.com/articles/vcarey-dissertation.pdf

    J.
     
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