Welcome to the information webpage about our Counseling Psychology Q&A Panels.
Our program hosts Q&A events to help people learn more about counseling psychology and our MS and PhD counseling psychology programs at University of Kentucky.
Information about upcoming Q&A events will be posted to this webpage.
In Fall 2023, we held an online Counseling Psych Q&A Zoom Panel. Faculty and grad student panelists answered 14 audience questions about graduate training and careers in counseling psychology. Please note that the first 34 minutes of the Fall 2021 Counseling Psych Q&A video provides a concise overview of essential information about counseling psych, so we strongly suggest watching that before watching this 2023 panel.
In Fall 2022, we held an online Counseling Psych Q&A Zoom Panel w/ Grad Students. Panelists spent an hour answering all audience questions about graduate training and careers in counseling psychology.
In Fall 2021, we held an online Counseling Psych Zoom Q&A (click this link to view the recording). We answered common questions about counseling psychology, graduate school, and related professions (e.g., What is counseling psychology? How is it similar or different from clinical psych, counseling, social work, etc.? What can I do with a master’s or doctorate (PhD or PsyD) in counseling psych? What does it take to get into a counseling psych graduate program? How do I find the right schools to apply to? How do I create a strong graduate school application?).
In Fall 2020, we held an online Counseling Psychology Q&A Panel (click this link to view the recording) via Zoom. We discussed the specialty of counseling psychology and graduate study in counseling psychology. Panelists included counseling psychology graduate students and licensed psychologist faculty members.
In Fall 2019, we held an online Counseling Psychology Q&A Panel (click this link to view the recording), which was broadcast via YouTube Live. The 17 questions asked and answered during the Session can be seen in the video’s description. Panelists included counseling psychology graduate students and licensed psychologist faculty members.
In Fall 2018, we hosted a Counseling Psychology Q&A Panel (click this link to view the recording) in Lexington, KY. Panelists included counseling psychology practitioners, faculty, and graduate students. We discussed the specialty of Counseling Psychology, how it’s different than Clinical Psychology, counseling psychology education/training/careers, and how to successfully apply to master’s and doctoral (PhD, PsyD) programs in counseling psychology.
In addition to the information shared in these videos, you can learn more about what counseling psychology is and how counseling psychology is similar to and different from clinical psychology. Information about our Master’s of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) counseling psychology programs is also available. For more information about applying to graduate programs in counseling psychology, check out Dr. Hammer’s Graduate School Advice webpage.