The transition from clinical training to private practice small business entrepreneur is fraught with challenges, setbacks, and opportunities. The skills acquired in graduate and post-doctoral education generally do not prepare most psychologists for the world of private practice. This journey is particularly challenging for black male psychologists, as African-American role models are few and far between, and this article will discuss some of the particular difficulties experience by African-American men in this field.
- Compile the difficulties in succeeding in graduate school and starting an independent psychological practice for African American men.
Quarells, C.L. (2015). Challenges and Opportunities for African-American Male Psychologists. The Register Report, 41, 22-25.