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What Is the Difference Between a “Counseling Psychologist” and a “Clinical Psychologist”?

Question by **leigh**: what is the difference between a “counseling psychologist” and a “clinical psychologist”?

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Answer by Alexander Denton
Counseling psychology is a psychological specialty that encompasses research and applied work in several broad domains: counseling process and outcome; supervision and training; career development and counseling; and prevention and health.

Clinical psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness and disability.


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