Articles by Emin Gharibian, PsyD

Emin Gharibian, PsyD received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the California Institution for Men (Chino State Prison) in Chino, CA. His previous clinical experiences have been at adult and juvenile forensic facilities doing individual and group therapy with inmates with severe mental illness. He also specializes in doing <a href="">therapeutic assessment</a> and psychological malingering evaluations in forensic settings. Dr. Gharibian has also been a reserve police officer for over 5 years. He has a passion for working with police officers and helping them work through the stressors and challenges associated with police work. He is completing his post-doctoral fellowship at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Psychological Services Bureau as a law enforcement psychologist. In his spare time he enjoys working out, going to the shooting range, and writing about police psychology topics on his blog, <a href=""></a>.

4 Things You Can Do if You Don’t Match Through APPIC

4 Things You Can Do if You Don’t Match Through APPIC

Every February thousands of doctoral psychology students anxiously wait to see if they’ve matched to an internship site through APPIC. The reality is that there are many qualified students who don’t match.

This is an unfortunate result of the APPIC internship crisis. The good news is that internship match rates are rising.

So how can you plan for a “no match” result? There are plenty of things you can do to earn a living while building your CV if you don’t match for an internship through APPIC.

I’ll share with you the four options I explored in the event that I didn’t match.