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Clinical psychology programs at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine are offered through the Psychology Department. The Psychology Department offers students an integrated, competency-based curriculum specific to each program. Internationally renowned, caring and committed faculty mentor PCOM students, guiding them through the practitioner-scholar training model and encouraging life-long learning in the field of psychology. To learn more about the Psychology Department's philosophy and mission, read our Chairman's welcome.


Clinical psychology is a major subfield within psychology and those working in the field enjoy rewarding careers helping individuals move towards emotional good health. Clinical psychology professionals work with individuals, families, and groups in any number of settings including hospitals, academic settings or private practice.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates are well prepared to provide essential services—either in specialized treatment of certain disorders or in a more generalist environment—to today's diverse populations particularly the underserved.

At PCOM, highly credentialed faculty present a curriculum that addresses the most current developments in psychology teaching students the science of psychology with practical clinical applications. We offer a cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientation and teach students to apply empirically-supported approaches in delivering clinical services in collaboration with primary care physicians and providers. PCOM uses high-fidelity simulators and patient actors in its Standardized Patient Program, immersing students in realistic experiences and clinical situations. Students also benefit from learning in an osteopathic medical school environment and from a campus-wide sense of serving and understanding the "whole person."

Programs offered at PCOM include the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology as well as two post-doctoral certificates including one in Clinical Health Psychology and one in Clinical Neuropsychology.

Respecialization in Clinical Psychology is offered for individuals with a doctoral degree in another area of psychology who wish to augment their current academic training. Individualized course plans will be created in consultation with the Clinical PsyD program director to ensure the fulfillment of program requirements. For more information, please contact Dr. Stephanie Felgoise at 215-871-6543 or StephanieF@pcom.edu.

PCOM’s PsyD program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. For general information about APA accreditation or specific information about the accreditation status of PCOM's Clinical PsyD program, please contact:

Jacqueline Remondet Wall, PhD
Director, Office of Program Consultation & Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Click here for information on Student Admissions, Outcomes, and Other Data for the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program.

Read about our clinical psychology program from the student perspective

Clinical Psychology

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Hear more about PCOM's Clinical Psychology program from Jasmine Harris.   Listen to a welcome message from Dr. Stephanie Felgoise  







Clinical Psychology Courses of Study List:
  Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
  Post-Doctoral Certificates
    Post Doctoral Certificate in Clinical Health Psychology
    Post Doctoral Certificate in Clinical Neuropsychology
Other Psychology Programs:
  Organizational Development & Leadership
  Counseling & Health Psychology
  School Psychology
Center for Brief Therapy
Rovinsky Family Lectureship


Last Updated: 4/27/15