Clinical Psychologist

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand 

What you might do
Psychologists observe patients in various situations and provide mental health therapies. They select, administer, and interpret a variety of assessments and tests to diagnose disorders and formulate plans of treatment. They provide consultation to other mental health professionals about patients’ test results.

Where you might work
Private practice, school, mental health center, residential treatment center.

Related Links
My Next Move: Clinical & Counseling Psychologists
O*Net Online: Clinical & Counseling Psychologists
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Psychologists
Vermont Psychological Association (VPA)

Education Required
Psychologists usually hold a doctoral degree (4 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree), but some hold a master’s degree (2 years after bachelor’s).


Where to Study

Bennington College

Champlain College

Community College of Vermont

Middlebury College

Norwich University

Saint Michael's College

University of Vermont

Vermont State University - Castleton, Johnson

Vermont State University - Lyndon

Southern Connecticut State University

University of Hartford

Yale University

University of Maine at Orono

University of New England

University of Southern Maine

Franklin Pierce University

Keene State College

University of Rhode Island

Southern New Hampshire University

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC