A Medical Psychologist in New Jersey is a licensed psychologist who has received additional training beyond the doctoral level in Clinical Psychopharmacology. 


A licensed Psychologist in New Jersey has already completed an undergraduate and graduate education totaling approximately 9 years of formal education beyond high school leading to a doctoral degree.  In addition they have completed at least 2 years of clinical supervision, passed a national written examination, submitted a written work sample and passed an oral examination.


A Medical Psychologist, in addition to the requirements listed above, has an additional post-doctoral Masters Degree (or its equivalent) in Clinical Psychopharmacology, clinical supervision focused on the psychopharmacological treatment of patients and have passed a nationally recognized examination in psychopharmacology.