Graduates of the Cairnmillar Institute’s Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) are highly sought after for their academic acumen and professional suitability. They have an appreciation of the breadth and depth of psychological practice and are creative and flexible in their thinking.  

Graduates are committed to working within the scientist-practitioner model and to using interventions and assessments that have been empirically validated. They are familiar with working with a range of clients and their practice is ethical and culturally sensitive. 

Clinical psychologists are trained in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological conditions. They can seek employment in a variety of settings, including: 

  • Private practice 
  • Community mental health centres 
  • Psychiatric hospital settings 
  • Tertiary education and universities 
  • Teaching and supervision 
  • Program and policy development and evaluation 
  • Clinical rehabilitation services 
  • And many more…