Clinical and counseling psychology are the most competitive fields in psychology. Savvy applicants know this and work hard to assemble a competitive graduate school application. One oversight that even the most prepared applicants make is the failure to choose graduate programs that fit their interests and aspirations. Clinical and counseling psychology programs vary widely in training emphases and goals. Some psychology graduate programs emphasize training in research, some practice, and others emphasize both research and practice. Learn more about training emphases in clinical and counseling graduate programs.