A Comments-Based Qualitative Study of Clinical Supervision in Clinical Psychology Internship in Universities of Pakistan

Authors

  • Dr. Shakir Iqbal Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology Muslim Youth University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Dr. Aftab Hussain Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology Riphah International University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Anees Ahmed M.Phil Scholar, Department of Applied Psychology Muslim Youth University Islamabad, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)37

Keywords:

Clinical Supervision, Internship, Learning Barriers, Pakistan

Abstract

The current study aims to examine the challenges associated with clinical supervision during a traineeship in clinical psychology. In Pakistan's clinical psychology training history, This is the first-ever comments-based qualitative study. A total of 175 participants, comprising 41 clinical supervisors and 134 current clinical psychology students enrolled in an advanced diploma or master's degree programs. Interviews were conducted to gather the data, which was then analyzed in Nvivo. Four main themes, the experience of learning, learning barriers, experience of applying, and relational aspects along with their subthemes emerged The findings of the present study will be helpful in improving the learning environment in clinical supervision for the clinical psychology training programs. To improve the enduring learning possibilities for the concerned as described above, the identified learning barriers must be removed.

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Published

2024-01-19

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How to Cite

Iqbal, S., Hussain, A., & Ahmed, A. (2024). A Comments-Based Qualitative Study of Clinical Supervision in Clinical Psychology Internship in Universities of Pakistan. Annals of Human and Social Sciences, 5(1), 412–424. https://doi.org/10.35484/ahss.2024(5-I)37