clinical psychologist

Description

Clinical psychologists diagnose, rehabilitate, and support individuals affected by mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders and problems as well as mental changes and pathogenic conditions through use of cognitive tools and appropriate intervention. They use clinical psychological resources on the basis of psychological science, its findings, theories, methods, and techniques for the investigation, interpretation, and prediction of human experience and behaviour.

Alternative label

  • practitioner of clinical psychology

  • expert in clinical psychology

  • psychologist in hospital

  • specialist clinical psychologist

  • expert clinical psychologist

  • clinical psychology practitioner

  • hospital psychology practitioner

  • hospital psychologist

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en

Hierarchy

Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/occupation/c3c8c56c-b3ab-4425-a38a-abcace020d22