PCOM's APA-accredited Clinical PsyD program trains practitioner-scholar psychologists to offer assessment, therapeutic interventions
and follow-up which are firmly rooted in methods of scientific inquiry. We offer specialized
training in cognitive-behavioral therapy.
At PCOM, we train psychologists to work in primary care settings or in collaboration
with the primary care physician and other healthcare members to treat the whole person.
Our focus on interprofessional education, advocacy and emphasis on the underserved
also sets us apart.
Our students have the unique opportunity to demonstrate their acquisition of these
skills through standardized patient (SP) simulations, during which students conduct assessments, therapy sessions and
interprofessional collaborative patient-centered care. "SPs" are individuals who are
trained to realistically simulate mental health and medical conditions in a standardized