What are the pro's and con's of a PsyD in Clinical Psychology vs a M.S.W. with a L.C.S.W?

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I'm coming up on my senior year, I'm getting a B.S. with a minor in Psych. I really want to work with mental health, preferably in my own practice. I know its 5 years for the PsyD and at least 100k. The M.S.W is only 2 years (plus an extra 1 1/2 or so for the L.C.S.W) and about 40k.

I'm going to be 22 when I start these programs and I want to be able to settle down and AFFORD kids. 100k and 5 years is a LOT of commitment, especialy when most PsyDs dont come with 20k research internships. So far all I have found is some 4k clinical internships.

I want to counsel people, to work with their anxiety and self esteem, to be able to diagnose and create treatment plans. And I'm certainly not opposed to working in group or clinic settings.

I'm terribly worried about paying for college, i'm terrible at scholarship writing and my parents make enough money to limit financial aid, but they certainly are not going to pay for it. I'm so unsure as to which program to choose. M.S.W. certainly seems quicker and cheaper, but will it allow me to do what I want?

I'd love the opinions of any M.S.W.s or PsyDs. How did you make your decision?
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