The Clinical Psychology section is an expanding part of the School of Health in Social Science, in the College of Humanities and Social Science.
The section has been based in the Old Medical School in Teviot Place since the end of 2005. The research interests of the Clinical Psychology section cover the whole of the lifespan, focusing on childhood to adult and older adult mental health and emotional well being as well as the psychological impact of chronic physical ill health.
The main areas of taught study are the professional training programmes in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsychol) and Applied Psychology for Children and Young People (MSc).
We also offer programmes of training in psychological therapies and Continuous Professional Development, aimed at graduate study and professionals working in health and mental health related services.
Clinical Psychology at the School of Health in Social Science offers a selection of taught postgraduate and research degree programmes.
Our research interests and areas, staff publications, and information on our research projects and current PhD students and doctoral trainees.
Many of the teaching staff are qualified practitioner psychologists. We also have a number of support staff who help facilitate student learning.