For individuals seeking advanced degrees and professional qualifications in Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University offers master's and doctoral programs of the highest caliber. Student participation in the Risk and Resilience Research Lab is part of the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology program's Trauma area of emphasis.

The Ph.D. Clinical Psychology program educates clinical psychologists who are skilled as both researchers and clinicians. Students are taught to be science minded while appreciating the larger role of psychology in alleviating suffering in the world. The Risk and Resilience Research Lab is a key resource for students who elect Trauma as their Area of Emphasis. Learn more…

Palo Alto University offers an innovative and highly structured part-time, two-year master's degree in psychology that can be undertaken as a potential bridge to a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or as a master's degree. The program is designed so that students can continue working full- or part-time until transitioning to the Ph.D. program. Learn more...

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For health care professionals, public health workers, and first responders, PAU faculty affiliates are available to conduct  face-to-face training in full- and half-day formats. Our workshops are designed to provide a supportive forum that facilitates learning, strengthens skills, and promotes confidence in delivering practical, effective, and evidence-informed care. Training is tailored to meet each organizations' needs.

Training in disaster mental health covers new insights into the effects of mass trauma and introduces participants to Psychological First Aid techniques. Learn more...

Our training programs help senior-care professionals learn how to assess and address the mental health needs of the elderly by applying the principles of psychological first aid (PFA). Learn more...

Textbooks and guidebooks on the subject of trauma, authored by Palo Alto University and Risk and Resilience Lab faculty, are available. Learn more...

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