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What should be the focus for a psychology student who hopes to impact the mental healthcare of disabled and homebound persons?

I am perusing a psychology degree to become a mental health professional. I hope to offer virtual counseling and other help online for disabled persons like myself or people who may be home-bound. I am interested to know if the mental health profession is working toward helping these type of people and if this is a good direction for me to focus.
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Caroline’s Answer

Well first of all you indicated that you are disabled with that being said you are fully aware of the struggles and are able to relate to the patient. which is extremely helpful . Many patients the first thing they say is you have no idea what i am going through. You will be able to guide them not only from the information you obtained in school but also through your own experience and with that the patient will usually be more open and will feel more comfortable asking questions that they might not ask a person with no experience. Just by reading your question tells me that this is a career you are very passionate about and would be doing it for the right reasons to help others.
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Shana’s Answer

You will have a wealth of information and skills to share. To be most effective and to have an opportunity at job advancement you will most defenitely need a Masters Degree in this field.

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