Make an appointment to talk to your academic advisor
Before entering into a university, make an appointment with your academic advisor and asked about the field in which you are going to enter. Asked many times about the scope and depth of the field and make sure that you still want to enter in this field.
Get a required degree
Before practically starting or entering in clinical psychology field, you must take a degree in clinical psychology. A first year student will study about the theories of psychology. Different theories about the field of psychology will enhance the knowledge and skills levels of any individual.
Helping out psychology professors
As your study continues, you should ask your psychology professors for help. If they need your assistance, this will enhance your knowledge in many ways. First it will give early grip about the depth of psychology and secondly it will give you further slight practical experience that how clinical psychology works around the world. This will enhance your knowledge and will give you some very important tips to enter into the field.
After getting the degree from the university you need to go for another lengthy process. Now you have to enrol in a post doctoral training which will enhance your practical skills about getting to know people with respect to their issues and problems. This will give the true tools to solve their issues applying your clinical psychology knowledge.
Obtain additional needed licences
Make sure that you obtain all the required licences to start your own private clinic. This will give the freedom to practice without any fear of getting caught by government agencies. There are number of cases have been reported that many malpractitoners of psychology play with the lives of general public.