Importance Of Become A Clinical Psychologist

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Becoming a Clinical Psychologist Part A Becoming a clinical psychologist is one of the common goals that I have with my classmates at Fielding Graduate University. It takes determination, lots effort and motivation to become a licensed clinical psychologist. Before embarking on the journey its important that each person knows each steps that they have to accomplish to achieve that goal. It isn’t as simple as taking an eight-week course to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. There is over a decade of school involved in the process. The requirement to become a clinical psychologist varies by states. For example, some states require the student to attend an APA accredited school, and some don’t. That’s why it’s important to understand the specific …show more content…
I know that it requires dedication, but that’s everything in life that worth getting. I have the “whatever it takes motivation”. I completed my bachelor 's degree in three years and I will be finishing my masters in just over a year. I think that I am more than capable of completing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. I’m not concerned about the tuition. I have never paid a dime toward my tuition at any level of my education because of my VA benefits and active duty benefits. While I was on active duty I used my tuition assistance and now I am utilizing my Post 9/11 GI Bill. Even after I used all of my GI bill which will be in two years, I still have the Veteran VOC Rehab benefits that last three more additional years. Its very unlikely that I have to pay tuition out of pocket at all during my journey to becoming clinical psychologist. Even after complete school, my EPPP test fees will be paid for by the VA. This takes away from a lot of stress that would be put on me and my family in regards to the financial …show more content…
Even now I still can’t remember a weekend that I didn 't have homework to complete. I will do whatever it takes to become a clinical psychologist, I don’t have a specific answer to what I am going to do to become a clinical psychologist because its simple. I will do whatever it takes, I write as many papers as it takes, I conduct as many research projects as it takes, I study as long as it takes for me to remember a particular subject. I know that Ill be a clinical psychologist someday, just like anything else in life it takes dedication and motivation. Thankfully I have a limitless amount of

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