Clinical Track Timeline

The timeline below describes a course and practicum program timeline for graduate students in the Clinical psychology area.

 

The First Year


PSYC 601 Master's Comprehensive 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 615D1 Diagnostic Methods (Children) 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 615D2 Diagnostic Methods (Children) 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 616D1 Practicum - Child Diagnostics 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 616D2 Practicum - Child Diagnostics 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 617D1 Diagnostic Methods (Adults) 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 617D2 Diagnostic Methods (Adults) 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 618D1 Practicum - Adult Diagnostics 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 618D2 Practicum - Adult Diagnostics 1.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 625 Research:Clinical Psychology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 630 Psychopathology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 650 Advanced Statistics 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 651 Advanced Statistics 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 660D1 Psychology Theory 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 660D2 Psychology Theory 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 728 Ethics and Professional Issues 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 780 Sp Topics in Clinical Psych 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


 

The Second Year


PSYC 641D1 Behavior Deviations 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 641D2 Behavior Deviations 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 706 Clinical Practicum 15 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Clinical Practicum 1 (PSYC 706): Supervised experience in psychotherapy. Consult Practicum page for more information.

PSYC 729 Theory of Assessment 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 752D1 Psychotherapy&Behaviour Change 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 752D2 Psychotherapy&Behaviour Change 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 620 Practicum in Psychotherapy 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Clinical Practicum 2 (PSYC 620): Supervised experience in psychotherapy, done in conjunction with the Psychotherapy & Behavior Change course. This practicum is carried out at one of the hospitals affiliated with McGill University. Consult Practicum page for more information.

 

The Third Year


PSYC 7XX
Students take two experimental seminars in years 3 or 4. One of the experimental seminars must be in an area relevant to social psychology and interpersonal relationships. This course must be drawn from courses with the numbering PSYC 722 to PSYC 727. The other experimental seminar must be in the area of one of the following topics: cognition, learning, sensation, perception, thinking, motivation, or emotion. This course must be drawn from the following course numbers:  PSYC 532, PSYC 716 to 721, or PSYC 740 to PSYC 745. It is possible that Psychology courses with other course numbers or courses in other departments could fulfill these requirements. A student wishing to take a course with a different course number to fulfill one of these requirements should discuss the appropriateness of the course with the Director of Clinical Training; if the course seems suitable, the student will be asked to make a formal written request including a course description to the Clinical Committee.

PSYC 701 Doctoral Comprehensive Exam
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 730 Clinical Neuroscience Methods 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PSYC 732 Clinical Psychology 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Clinical Practicum 3 (PSYC 732): Practicum 3 is typically completed as a year-long half-day clinical placement in a local hospital or clinic. Consult Practicum page for more information.

 

The Fourth Year


PSYC 707D1 Clinical Internship 1 7.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PSYC 707D2 Clinical Internship 1 7.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


PSYC 708D1 Clinical Internship 2 7.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PSYC 708D2 Clinical Internship 2 7.5 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PSYC 733 Clinical Psychology 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Clinical Practicum 4 (PSYC 733): Practicum 4 is an optional practicum if the student decides not to undertake their internship in year 4. Consult Practicum page for more information.

The student may undertake the internship as one full-year full-time experience or two full-year half-time segments. The course number for the first half is PSYC 707. The course number of the second half is PSYC 708. Internships must be completed at sites approved by the Clinical Committee. It is common for students to undertake their internship in year 4 and/or 5.