Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Psychophysiology / Clinical Psychophysiology
Saybrook University

Program Details

Connecting the psychological and physical workings of human behaviors, an online Psychophysiology specialization in Saybrook's psychology doctoral program provides the skills and techniques to teach others how to optimize this process. Professionals will learn how to develop effective interventions based on genetics, hormonal influences, perceptions and abnormal physiological behaviors.

Begin studies by completing a research course sequence, then progress through core psychology and specialization topics. Complete your program of study with fundamentals in psychophysiology and techniques for treatments, a comprehensive exam, and dissertation project.

Integrative treatment strategies include:

  • Biofeedback
  • Hypnosis
  • Spirituality and health
  • Energy medicine
  • Consulting

Professionals completing this non-clinical concentration will be equipped to work in business, sports, healthcare and educational settings.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saybrook University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Two required in person training sessions per year and required attendance at the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback annual meeting