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Steps to become A Clinical Psychologist with RCI Approval

                                                    Step to Become a Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist is a dream career for all psychology students, not even for psychology but other graduate students are also want to be a Clinical Psychologist. Let us inform to students not from Psychology background in their graduation, are also eligible to become a Clinical Psychologist. In the following article we have mentioned the steps that how an individual can start their practice or work as a registered Clinical Psychologist in India in several departments.

First Step is your Master in Psychology (MA/M.Sc in Psychology), in order to become a clinical psychologist firstly you need to complete your masters in psychology, there is 3 Major universities in Delhi that is; University of Delhi (DU), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD). These universities offer Masters in Psychology even students from non-psychology background can also apply in these universities.

Once you complete your Maters in Psychology (Regular Mode Masters is preferred always), following three courses are available for you. To become a registered clinical psychologist in India you need to take a licence from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). Course mentioned below are approved by RCI and after completion of the any of below course you will get a licence from RCI, and you can start your practice as a Clinical psychologist in India. Read the course details given below, all three have different course duration and have different ranks, but have similarities in working area.

Professional Diploma in Clinical Psychology

The course is organized as one-year fulltime training program with theoretical inputs and hands-on clinical experience, to provide services with minimum level of competence in core areas of clinical psychology. On completion of the course, the candidates are eligible to be considered for specialist posts (but not for faculty appointments in the field of Clinical Psychology teaching and training) in a wide variety of health care settings such as short-term and long term mental health care facilities, mental health institutes, private/public run general or mental hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation units, schools and other community care centres as Associate Clinical Psychologist.

M.Phil in Clinical Psychology

The aim of this course is to prepare the trainee to function as a qualified professional Clinical Psychologist in the areas of mental and physical health by offering Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Rehabilitative, Administrative services, and to work towards promoting the well-being and quality-of-life of individuals.

On completion of the course, the trainee is expected to perform the following functions:

  • Diagnose mental health problems.
  • They can apply psychological principles and techniques in rehabilitating persons with mental health problems and disabilities.
  • To undertake responsibilities connected with teaching and training in core and allied areas of Clinical Psychology.
  • To undertake administrative and supervisory/decision-making responsibilities in mental health area.
  • To provide expert testimony in the court of law assuming different roles.

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

The aim of this program is to train and assist candidates in developing the knowledge base, attitudes, judgment, professionalism and technical skills essential to function as a consultant clinical psychologist and trainer, based on the principle of progressively increasing levels of responsibility in core areas and sub-specializations.

The Psy.D. is applied clinical doctorate degree and its overall objective is to prepare candidates to practice at the doctoral level with flexibility to be useful in various different practitioner roles, make scholarly contributions to professional community, 6 and take leadership positions in the mental health field.

Source: Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)

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M. Phil Clinical Psychology Colleges in India approved by Rehabilitation council of India (RCI) – UPS Education

M.Phil Clinical Psychology is the way through you may get licence of Clinical Psychologist from Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). Rehabilitation Council of India approved some Government and Private Institute to commence M.Phil Clinical Psychology.  RCI changes their list of approved universities / colleges and institute every year, change in the following names is also possible Contact UPS Education for latest information at 011-65637772 or WhatsApp at 9990717772.

Government Institutions:

  1. M. Phil Clinical Psychology Colleges

    Central Institute of Psychiatry,(CIP)
    Don’t have preapproval for 2018
    Post – Kanke, District – Ranchi, Jharkhand – 834006
    Tel. No. 0651-2451113, 2450704
    Fax: 0651-2450408, 2450823
    Email.: director@cipranchi.nic.in
    cipranchi@hotmail.com
    dram_cip@rediffmail.com
    Website: www.cipranchi.nic.in

2. Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences (IHBAS),
P.O. Box no. 9520, Dilshad Garden, Delhi – 110095
Tel. No.: 011-22114029, 22599227
Website: www.ihbasdelhigovt.nic.in

3. National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS),
Don’t have preapproval for 2018
Deemed University, Post Box No.: 2900, Hosur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka – 560029
Tel. No.: – 080 – 26995001
Fax: 080 – 26544830
Email: dnn@nimhnas.kar.nic.in
Website: www.nimhans.kar.nic.in

4. Department of Psychology, University of Calcutta,
University Colleges of Science, Technology and Agriculture, 92, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata West Bengal – 700009
Telefax: 033-22413288
Email: suranjandas2000@yahoo.co.in
Website: www.caluniv.ac.in

5. Institute of Psychiatry, (Not operational in 2018-2019)
IPGME&R, 7 D.L. Khan Road, Kolkata, West Bengal – 700025,
Tel. No.: 033-22236048
Email: instituteofpsychiatry.kolkata@gmail.com
Website: www.iopkolkata.in

6. Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoli Regional Institute of Mental Health,
Tezpur – 784001, Dist.:- Sonitpur, Post Box no-15, Assam
Tel. no.: 03712 – 232652, 09435080392
Fax: 03712 – 233623
Email: ranjan.counsellor@gmail.com
Website: www.lgbrimh.org

7. Pt. B.D. Sharma, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences,
Rohtak, Haryana – 124001
Tel. No.: 01262-211307
Fax: 01262 – 211308 Website: www.pgims.org

8. Government Medical College & Hospital, Department of Psychiatry,
Level -V, Block –D, Sector – 32, Chandigarh – 160030
Tel. No.: 0172 – 2676037
Fax:: 0172 – 2609360
Email: dpgmch@yahoo.com ,
psygmch@hotmail.com
Website: www.gmch.gov.in

9. Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry & Allied Sciences
Kanke, Ranchi (RINPAS)-834006
Telefax: 0651-2450813
Tel. No.: 0651 – 2450303
Website: www.rinpas.nic.in

10. PGIMER, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital,
Baba Kharag Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110001
Tel. No.: 011 – 23747592
Email: hinehu@gmail.com
Website: www.rmlh.nic.in

11. King George’s Medical university, Department of Psychiatry,
KGMU Chowk, Shahmina Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh – 226003
Tel. No.: 0522 – 2258805, 09415089539
Fax: 0522 – 2258805
Email: docpkdlal@gmail.com
Website: www.kgmcindia.edu

12. Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University
18/A, B/H Police Bhawan, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382007
Tel. No.: 079 – 23256261
Fax: 079 – 23256260, 23256365
Email: dir_bs@gfsu.edu.in
Website: www.gfsu.edu.in

13. Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, (RIMS),
Lamphelpat, Imphal-795004
Tel. No.: 0385 – 2411484, 09862027750
Fax: 0385 – 2414625
Email: rims@rims.edu.in
Website: www.rims.edu.in

14. Mental Health Institute (COE in Mental health) SCB Medical College & Hospital,
Cuttack , Odisha 753007
Tel. No.: 09937O25830,
Fax: 0671 – 2416913
Email: mhi.cuttack@gmai.com
Website: www.dmetodisha.gov.in

15. Post Graduate Institute of Behavioural & Medical Sciences,
Opp. Rajkumar College, Swami Atmanand Marg, Raipur, Chattisgarh
Tel. No: 0771 – 2254595, 2255433
Email: manopchar@rediffmail.com
Website: www.pgibams.ac.in

16. National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities,
East Coast, Muttukadu, Kancheepuram Dist., Kovalam Post, Tamilnadu – 603112.
Tel. No.: 044 – 27472104, 27472113, 27472046,
Fax.: 044 – 27472389
Email.: niepmd@gmail.com
niepmdhrd@gmail.com
Website: www.niepmd.nic.in

17. National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped
Manovikas Nagar, P.O. Bowenpally, Secunderabad, Telangana – 500009
Tel. 040 – 27751741/ 745
Fax. 040-27750198
E-mail : nimh@hyd.ap.nic.in
Website: www.nimhindia.gov.in

18. Sweekar Academy of Rehabilitation Sciences,
Upkaar Complex, Upkaar Circle, Picket, Secunderabad, Telangana – 500 003
Tel.No. 040 – 27843338
Fax. 040-27810731
E-mail : sweekaar@gmail.com
Website: www.sweekaar.org

19.Gwalior Mansik Arogyashala
Jail Road, Gwalior, M.P. 474012
Mob-09826255566, Office no- 0754-2481841,
Email id- dribindaldirector@gmail.com

20.INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH & NEUROSCINCES (IMHANS)
GOVT. MEDICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS, KOZHIKODE – 673008.
Email id. krikurp@gmail.com
Mob. 984622186.
Office no. 0495-2359352.

21.Institute Of Mental Health,
Medavakkam Tank Road , Kilpauk, Chennai, Tamilnadu – 600010.
Tel.No.. – 044-26421085, 9445202034
Mail Id- directorimh2013@gmail.com

Private Institutions / Deemed University:

1. Amity Institute of Behavioural (Health) & Allied Sciences (AIBHAS),
Amity University, Amity Campus, Sector -125, Plot No. 4, Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida-201303
Tel. No.:- 0120-2431859, 4392000
Fax: 0120 – 2431870
Website: www.amity.edu

2. Amity Institute of Behavioural & Allied Sciences (AIBAS)
Amity University Rajasthan Kant Kalwar,
NH–11C, Jaipur-Delhi National Highway Jaipur, Rajasthan–303002
Tel.: 01426-212143, 09414462176,
Fax: 01426 – 222836
Email: ssnathawat@jpr.amity.edu
Website: www.amity.edu/jaipur

3. Amity University,
Malhore, Near Railway Station, Gomti Nagar Extension, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh– 226 028
Tel- 0522-2399500
Fax: 0522-2399610
Website: www.amity.edu

4. Gautam Buddha University,
Near Yamuna Expressway, Greater Noida, Dist. Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh – 201308
Tel. No.: 0120 – 2344213, 09958324488
Fax: 0120 – 2344215
Email: registrar@gbu.ac.in
Website: www.gbu.ac.in

5. SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre,
SRM Deemed University, SRM Nagar,
Potheri, Kattankulathur Kancheepuram Dist., Tamilnadu-603 203
Tel. No.: 044-27455699, 27432300
Email: dr_jamespandian@yahoo.com,
balaent@gmail.com
Website: www.srmuniv.ac.in

6. Department of Clinical Psychology, School of Allied Health Sciences,
Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka – 575 104
Tel. No.: 0820-2922704, 2922705, 2922771, 09845547736
Fax: 0820-2571915
Email: office.coahs@manipal.eu
b.raja@manipal.edu mahe@kmc.ernet.in
Website: www.manipal.edu

7.Amity Institute of Behavioural and Allied Scienced (AIBAS) Amity University Bhatan,
P.O. Somathne Taluka – Panvelo, Mumbai –
410206. Email Id- asharma@mum.amity.edu ;
asivastav@mum.amity.edu
Mob- 09920476303,

8. Department of Audiology & Speech LanguagePathology, Amity University Haryana, Amity Education Valley Distt. Gurgaon (Manesar) ,
Haryana – 122413
Tel. No.: 0124 – 2337015 Fax: 0124 – 2337637
Email: registrarauh@ggn.amity.edu

9. Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute Shri Ramchandra University,
1, Ramachandra Nagar, Porur,Chennai – 600 116
Tel.No. : 044-24768027-29, 31-33 044-
224765512 Ext. 320
Fax: 24767008/24769039,
Email: roopa_nagarajan@hotmail.com