mission statement of the Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology, George Fox University

The mission of the Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology (PsyD Program) is to prepare clinical psychologists who demonstrate:

  • Excellence and professionalism in the clinical skills of assessment, diagnosis, psychotherapy, consultation and supervision
  • Broad knowledge of psychological literature, competence in utilizing the literature in direct service and program development, and the ability to communicate psychological findings to the public
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and practices, as well as holistic models of human personhood and health
  • Sensitivity and competence in dealing with the people who hold a variety of worldviews from diverse sociocultural and religious backgrounds
  • Knowledge of the Bible and Christian theology, and how it relates to psychological theory and practice. We prepare psychologists who demonstrate specialized knowledge, attitudes, and skills in the provision of psychological services to the Christian community and others with religious or spiritual issues.

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