Career Questions tagged Clinical Psychology

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Alexandra H. Sep 17, 2018 271 views

How hard is it to double major in Education and Psychology?

I know this is obviously specific to the school but I've been looking at my options for a major and I really feel like doing education and psychology is the best idea for my career plans so I'm wondering if anyone has any personal experience doing this. #psychology #college #education...

#college-major #clinical-psychology

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Jocelyne C. Jan 22, 2018 271 views

What is the best way to get help financially to get my masters?

I don't know if there are scholarships for masters program. I want to get my masters degree in clinical mental health counseling and I want to also know if there is anything I should do to prepare myself. I still have about . 2 years left until I graduate from my bachelors. #masters-degree...

#clinical-psychology #financial-planning #student-debt #financial-aid

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Clifford Khent C. Mar 06, 2018 258 views
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Kassandra H. Jul 16, 2018 226 views

Is it difficult to find a job in biology?

Would it be simpler to be able to conduct research in a small city or a large city? #research #clinical-psychology...

#non-profit

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Zalyia C. Apr 26, 2018 245 views

How long do you have to spend in school to get a Doctorate in psychology?

I ask because I want to know if I can even afford to be a psychologist. #clinical-psychology...

#counseling-psychology

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Davis P. Jan 17, 2018 265 views

What types of emotional effects does spending a career helping others have on clinical psychologists?

Having a career goal of clinical psychology, it is difficult to find sources that discuss the "downside" of career choices. #psychology #clinical-psychology #therapy...

#counseling

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Lazaro M. Jan 17, 2018 234 views

How can I succeed as a psychologist ?

How can I become a great psychologist or counselor using my #psychology degree? #clinical-psychology #therapy...

#counseling

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Katelyn L. Jan 16, 2018 250 views

If I want to have a career in art therapy should major in art or psychology?

I am an artist and want to a career in therapy. I am pretty excited to think that I could combine the two and be an art therapist. I don't know whether to major in art with a minor in psychology or major in psychology with a minor in art. #arttherapy #art #art-therapy #psychology...

#therapy #college #counseling #college-major #clinical-psychology

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Kandice G. Jan 16, 2018 202 views

What will the counseling need be in the year 2020?

As a student at Grand Canyon University in the Professional Counseling (Master's degree program) this information is of great interest to me... #psychology #clinical-psychology #therapy...

#counseling

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Kaitlyn R. Jan 15, 2018 269 views

What type of job would someone with a cognitive science degree do?

I love cognitive science and plan for that to be my major..but struggle with what type of job I would someday like to do. #cognitive-science #clinical-psychology #cognition #cognitive-psychology...

#neuroscience

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Zavier R. Mar 03, 2018 290 views

Can you get your honors degree early?

Ive been really thinking about what I want to do in terms of careers and post-secondary education and Ive decided that I would like to get my Phd in psychology. The problem that arises is that I don't wanna spend ten years in university. So, I wanted to know if there is anyway to fast- track...

#honors #university #psychology #clinical-psychology

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Wynter F. Jan 22, 2018 443 views

How can I work with victims of sex trafficking?

I know I want to work with victims of sex trafficking but I am not sure in what capacity. I am on my way to obtaining a master's degree in psychology. I just know I want to shed a light on how widespread sex trafficking is. #sextrafficking #psychology...

#clinical-psychology

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Christopher R. Jan 19, 2018 222 views

Why does one consider becoming a psychologist/therapist?

For a long time now, I have wanted to be a psychologist because the human mind is extremely interesting but also because I feel like I could make a huge change in someone else's life. I have heard from many that I should consider an occupation that is more financially stable, which has caused...

#therapy #psychology #choosing-a-career #clinical-psychology

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Khamedriah G. Jan 16, 2018 245 views

Is having your own practice better than working for someone?

I would like to have a practice of my own as a clinical or counseling psychologist, but I am not sure if it would be best for me to do that or just work at a company. What are the complications, the benefits, and such that could have me either choose one or the other or I could do both?...

#counseling-psychology #psychology #clinical-psychology

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Khamedriah G. Jan 16, 2018 320 views

Which is best to part of psychology is best to major in: clinical or counseling?

I will be attending college to major in psychology. I was pretty sure that I wanted to study in clinical psychology, but as the time gets closer to next fall I wonder if I should go into counseling psychology. I would like to help general people with everyday problems (like why they are failing...

#counseling-psychology #therapy #psychology #clinical-psychology

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Ada D. Jan 12, 2018 317 views

Is the payoff for being a psychologist worth it?

I'm a freshman in high school and clearly have a ways to go before I choose what profession I want to go into. However, helping people and talking them through their problems seems like it would be an incredible job, or at least one I'd want to go into. My first question is: What is the best...

#therapy #psychotherapy #doctor #marriage-counselor #therapists #psychology #clinical-psychology #science

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Juliette B. Jan 10, 2018 339 views

What classes do I have to take to become a sports psychologist?

I am a junior in high school and am researching different careers I may be interested in performing in the future. I have been physically active and involved in sports for my whole life and am considering becoming a sports psychologist however I do not know how to go about this. #sports...

#sports-psychology #college #college-bound #college-major #applied-psychology #psychology #degree-selection #clinical-psychology

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Curtis S. Sep 01, 2017 446 views
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Curtis S. Sep 01, 2017 231 views
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Danielle D. Oct 12, 2017 522 views
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Imani G. Sep 02, 2017 444 views

Should I stay or should I go?

I am a junior in college studying psychology. I plan to go to graduate school to attain a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. I have heard people say that it is very difficult to get into clinical psychology programs as a student right out of college because they want their students to have some...

#graduateschool #psychology #phd #research #clinical-psychology

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Breanna R. Sep 01, 2017 426 views

How do I get an internship my freshman year?

Everyone talks about them and how they're good to have but never how to get them or where to look for them. I want one as soon as possible. #psychology #clinical-psychology...

#internships

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Alexandra C. Aug 13, 2017 444 views

How do you ask an institution or professional for shadowing opportunities?

I am currently a college psychology student. There is a particular clinical institution that I would be interested in doing some shadowing at. My problem is that I'm not sure how to ask if shadowing opportunities are available when I have no prior relationship with the institution. My target...

#job-shadowing #therapy #career-planning #communication-skills #psychology #networking #career-exploration #professional-development #clinical-psychology