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Career Questions tagged Counseling

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Cynthia Mar 28 27 views

In your opinion, how difficult would it be to get hired as a Psychiatrist ?

I'm sure working as a Psychiatrist is challenging just like any other job, but I'm curious to say if it is difficult is it worth the time and money? I want to get into something similar to this and look at other options but I want advice to see if this is a good choice.

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Alex Mar 20 37 views

What are the differences with being a clinical-therapist, therapist, and psychologist?

Are there differences between these? Or are they different ways to refer to the same thing? Can you apply for these jobs all with the same degree?

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Jenifer Mar 17 56 views

What Would be the best route to become a counselor?

What would be the best college prep or programs that would help me get into Helping out trouble kids?

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Jaylin Mar 04 108 views

What is a suggestion for online collages for psychology? Is it more easy or hard? Anything I should know before considering online?

I would like to get my masters in psychology, professional counseling or whatever I can get. I am currently applying to scholarships to help but won none so far. I was wondering if online is better then in person collage counseling or if they have different benefits and what are they. Thank you...

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Faith Mar 01 95 views

Pre college help?

What are some advice or tips on colleges specifically psychology/therapist degree? What colleges do you recommend towards the western US? (that offer financial aid)

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Bianca Feb 17 123 views

How to obtain good internships for Art Therapy major?

I am studying BA/MA program and would like to learn efficient ways or ideas to apply and determine good internship opportunities, and earn the hours to graduate on time.

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Destiny Feb 08 148 views

What are the pros and cons of being a therapist?

What is the salary for becoming a therapist?

What licenses and certifications do you have to have?

How long does it take to study to become a wonderful therapist?

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torrye Feb 03 191 views

What type of degree is best for a career in counseling/therapy?

I'm interested in psychology in the social work field. Would it be better to get a degree in psychology or a degree in something like social science?

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Gabriela Jan 31 112 views

How do you evaluate a client's needs as a Marriage and Family Therapist?


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Madison Jan 24 102 views

What is the daily life in Psychology?

What is the day of a psychiatrist like?

Hello, I'm interested in Psychology as learning about the human mind is interesting, what is daily life in that occupation like?

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Mayte Jan 24 127 views

Is being a child therapist emotionally difficult?

Is being a child therapist emotionally difficult for you?

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Brittany Dec 28, 2022 189 views

How do I decide between getting a lcsw or lmhc/lpcc degree?

I have a BS in psychology and want to go back to school to work in the mental health field with the chronically mentally ill, as of now. It would be easier for me financially to get the counseling degree, but I know that the social work degree offers more variety in terms of careers, and it is...

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Jackson Dec 21, 2022 224 views

Is working in the mental health field mentally taxing?

how mentally taxing is working in the mental health field.

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Ju'lyon Dec 13, 2022 156 views

when being psychiatrists for children how do you know when its customer confidentiality ?

i know when adults but with children do you talk to the parents about it or do you keep note and documents until something is serious .

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Izabela Nov 22, 2022 209 views

As someone interested in psychology, and possibly going into a career as a therapist or counselor, is it challenging to take on so many other people's issues? Does that affect the non-working part of your life mentally or emotionally?

Currently a junior in high school
Very interested in studying psychology at University

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Mikayla Nov 10, 2022 275 views

Why are counselors important when it comes to mental health?

My dream career is to be a mental health counselor. Mental health counselors talk to a patient and get to know the person, they do this so they can give advice or feedback that relates more to the patient and their struggles. Speaking from personal experience I have found that counseling does...

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Harleigh Nov 07, 2022 123 views

Is it better to have an office in your house or to have an actual office you drive to?

Is it better to have an office in your house or to have an actual office you drive to?

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Lori Nov 03, 2022 144 views

why not make a career at home?

why do people think having a perfectional career is all people can do or want in life? to be honest I want to be a housewife I want to stay home and take care of my house and my baby because that is a job as well as all these other ones that were listed.

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nghi Nov 03, 2022 175 views

The Demand for High School Academic Counselors in 5 Years

As a high school academic counselor, you have likely witnessed massive layoffs of counselors during recessions such as the one during Covid-19. Simultaneously, most can agree that in California at least, there is a huge lack of academic counselors in comparison to students. Where do you see the...

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Eli Oct 31, 2022 305 views

Basics of Psychology?

Is a psychology based job more interesting than psychology classes in college? How do psychology centered jobs generally pay? Is there any big flaws with your occupation that you wish you could eliminate?

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Kaitlyn Oct 27, 2022 229 views

What is the work environment like for a Clinical and Counseling Psychologist??

Hi! I'm interested in this career and was wondering what the environment for this job would specifically be like (place, dress, workload, pace)?

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Brooke Oct 26, 2022 247 views

Why did you decide to go into psychology?

I want to go into psychology but I'm not sure which field.

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Kaitlyn Oct 17, 2022 153 views

Is it mentally challenging to be a Clinical and Counseling Psychologist?

Hi! One of the careers that I am interested in is a Clinical and Counseling Psychologist. I was wondering if while working and helping others who may have issues with their mental health, also takes a toll on your mental health. What do you do to maintain a good head space while working in this...

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Alexander Oct 12, 2022 287 views

How hard is it to stay motivated and mentally healthy as a Psychologist ?

Is being in the mental health field difficult at times ? If so, why ? Also, what are some good ways to prepare yourself for that kind of work on a daily basis ?

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 410 views

Difficulties becoming a psychiatrist...?

What difficulties might one face in trying to become a psychiatrist? How might they overcome them?

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 441 views

Sub-fields of Psychiatry...

While researching the career field, I found out that there are sub-fields of psychiatry. I am aware of the following: - Addiction Psychiatry - Geriatric Psychiatry - Pediatric Psychiatry - Neuropsychiatry What do these sub-fields mean? Are there other sub-fields I should be aware of? How does...

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 237 views

A few questions about becoming a psychiatrist...

What are some of the challenges a new employee might face as a psychiatrist? What were some challenges you had to face during your initial weeks at the company and how did you overcome them?

What are the parts of the job that are not commonly talked about or considered taboo?

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Sarah Oct 04, 2022 233 views

What are good places to start looking into being a therapist and what are things I can do to start preparing to take this career path in high school?

I am a sophomore in high school and I am interested in becoming a therapist, but don't know exactly where to start research or how to become prepared. Thank you!

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Shayla Sep 28, 2022 246 views

What training/education was required to become a psychologist, and what do you do as a psychologist?

Questions about the psychology field

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Genevieve Aug 24, 2022 281 views

Can you become a career counselor without having a degree in social work/human services/counseling?

I like the idea of helping people figure out what they want to do as a way of giving back. I would also like to help them write resumes, cover letters, develop interview skills, etc. But know that I'm not going to get a degree in social work/human services/counseling. Other than CareerVillage,...