Mental health problems are continuously on the rise owing to change in life style, habits and mounting stress in personal/occupational/social domains across various sections of the society. M.Phil in Clinical Psychology will provide training to develop the ability to understand and explain human behavior and relationship. It examines the psychopathology and assessments of clinical disorders such as anxiety, alcohol dependence, schizophrenia, eating disorders, personality disorders, trauma, during childhood and adulthood. Supervised training within the SRMMCH clinical setting is the essential part of the course that prepares one towards professional services in clinical psychology.
The aim of this course is provide professional training in clinical psychology that will lead to a career in this area. It includes training in psychopathology assessment and therapeutic intervention. The course includes training in psycho-diagnostics, psychotherapy, Rehabilitative services and to work towards promoting the well-being and quality-of-life of individuals.
The course is developed as a rigorous two-year program with extensive theoretical inputs and widespread clinical experience to acquire the necessary skills in the area of Clinical Psychology. On completion of the course, the trainee is expected to perform the following functions: