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Career Questions tagged Counseling Psychology

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Mario V. Mar 12, 2021 454 views

What is the hardest part of being a Psychologist?

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

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Edwin Z. Mar 11, 2021 133 views

Is being a psychologist stressful?


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Andrea G. Jan 19, 2021 282 views

Do I have to be pre-MED in order to be a psychologist?

#healthcare #psychology #psychologist #counseling-psychology

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Melissa P. Nov 14, 2019 306 views

What are some good ways to get on-the-job training with forensic psychology with little to no experience

I'm a junior perusing a bachelors in Psychology. I'd like to obtain my Masters in Forensic psychology next. What is a good way for me to start gaining experience in the field with no related work experience? #psychology #forensic #career #counseling-psychology

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Cameron F. Aug 23, 2018 429 views

What are some good college recommendations for an aspiring psychologist?

#psychologist #clinical-psychology #counseling-psychology #clinical-psychology

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Ayen M. Aug 22, 2018 548 views

What are some concrete techniques can college students utilize in order to alleviate stress?

#time-management #stress #therapists #counseling-psychology

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jasmine V. May 03, 2018 449 views

the coditions for changing major from computer science to psychology

hi, i wanted to know more about the terms and conditions for changing major. i have a bachelor degree in computer science but i figured i really want to study psychology for master. but i don't know the conditions for this change of field. is it possible to start psychology from master ? what...

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Zalyia C. Apr 26, 2018 475 views

Do psychologist ever feel that their job is to much to handle/ too overwhelming?

I ask because I've heard the job can be emotionally draining and I can be a sensitive/emotional person. #counseling-psychology #therapy #psychology #psychologist #stress

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Zalyia C. Apr 26, 2018 394 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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amanda T. Apr 04, 2018 413 views

Do you have to be really good at science to be able to study psychology?

I'm interested in the brain and how emotions and actions alter do to an experience or an altercation and i'm considering the field of social work but i have never been good in science

#psychology #counseling-psychology #psychotherapy

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Clifford Khent C. Mar 06, 2018 497 views

What exactly do Marriage and Family Therapists do?

I was looking into pursuing this field of study for grad school as well. But can anyone who's already in the program/or beginning their graduate studies in the program share their thoughts? #family-therapy #individual-and-family-services #counseling-psychology #therapist #psychology

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Samuel K. Jan 18, 2018 588 views

Where are some good places to find meaningful Counseling Psychology summer internships?

I hear about many counseling psychology internships that basically have interns do more administrative work or "babysitting" clients in high risk facilities. I want to have more exposure to actual counseling sessions, learn different techniques and get enough experience to help guide me closer...

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Samuel K. Jan 18, 2018 443 views

What are some career choices for a Psychology/Music Major besides Music Therapy?

I am double majoring in Psychology and Music and while Music Therapist sounds great, it is mostly used with populations I am less interested in working with. #counseling-psychology #musicpsychology #psychotherapy

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Khamedriah G. Jan 16, 2018 478 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?...

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Khamedriah G. Jan 16, 2018 631 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...

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Thaaki S. Nov 27, 2017 815 views

Is it possible to branch off into speech and hearing therapy from psychology?

I am considering studying psychology, but is it possible to branch off into forensic psychology or speech and hearing therapy, with a psychology degree and experience as a clinical psychologist? #psychology #therapy #counseling #mental-health #mental-health-care #physical-therapy #therapists...

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Kaesyn H. Sep 01, 2017 477 views

Upon studying Psychology, can I be expected to conduct legitimate social experiments or solely work from a book?

When I took AP Psychology, it was a merit course that could result in college credit. However, while not all of our work was from a book, most of it was. I am more of a hands on learner, and I was curious as to if I could expect to learn hands on in a college atmosphere. #psychology...

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Sylvia M. Sep 01, 2017 705 views

My goal is to become a Counseling Psychologist, will I need more than a Master's Degree in order to obtain a stable job?

Many have told me I will need more than a Master's Degree.

#counseling-psychology #psychology #college #masters-degree #doctorate-degree

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Heather L. Aug 31, 2017 492 views

Is it silly to want to be a professional actress?

Something that I have always wanted to do was perform; from ballet to cheerleading and various kinds of acting, even putting up vlogs on YouTube, it has always been something in the back of my mind despite being shy and due to extenuating circumstances could never really be a part of. On the...

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Ross B. Aug 23, 2017 609 views

Can i get some advice on my future plans?

Hi. My name is Ross and i just finished my CSEC/GCSE exams and ive been thinking about the career to be exact. First of all im trying to pin down exactly what i want to be. This might be a bit confusing but please bear with me. Ok ive based my career upon psychology, mainly...

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Angela A. May 31, 2017 859 views

Is the graduate school supposed to pay for you to attend?

I have heard people say that if the graduate school is not paying for you to come then something is wrong. Does it depend on the school, or major, or something else? I don't understand how this works or what it really means. #psychology #graduate-school #clinical-psychology #counseling-psychology

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Angela A. May 31, 2017 774 views

How does graduate school work?

I am confused about what goes in graduate school. I understand that it's usually taken after going to college and sometimes you have to take a test to get into one, depending on your career choice or the degree you're seeking, right? #graduate-school #clinical-psychology #counseling-psychology...

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Angela A. May 31, 2017 704 views

How would a college graduate go about finding a job in clinical psychology?

I'm graduating soon and want to know what first or next steps I can take to get closer to being a marriage and family counselor. #clinical-psychology #counseling-psychology #family-therapy #marriage-therapist #marriage-counselor #marriage-family-counselor

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abraham D. May 30, 2017 638 views

What are the requirements to become a psychologist for teens?

I am asking this because I see a psychologist every Wednesday, and have been for the past 4 years, for personal issues, and it helps me so much. My psychologist is someone who gives me a sense of hope and tells me reasons to be alive. Therefore, going to my psychologist for the longest made me...

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Angela A. Mar 27, 2017 727 views

What qualities best work with being a marriage and family counselor?

I am not that great at giving people advice but I have a really strong passion for wanting to help marriages or families in trouble. I'd like to do whatever I can ( ethically) to assist these individuals, couples, and any others to be fulfilling but right now I'm just not strong in that area....

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Jennifer A. Jan 16, 2017 720 views

How do I get experience towards being a Therapist/counseling with only a BA in Psychology?!

I'm saving money for graduate school, I'm about to get my BA this 2017 Spring and I can't find any experience towards my field of study being a licensed professional counselor. #therapy #therapists #counseling-psychology #mental-health-counseling #family-therapy

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KAMRAN K. Oct 30, 2016 649 views

As a psychologist, have you ever been affected personally by your patient's story or stories?

As a person who often listens to their peers about their problems, I have often found myself thinking about those peers and their story. #psychology #counseling-psychology

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Vidal A. Sep 16, 2016 887 views

Which age group is the best to work with in the field of Psychology?

In the near future I'm going to be interested in working with a certain age group on the field of Psychology. I would like to know if it's better to work with toddlers/babies (Neonate-3 Years Old), children (4-11), teenagers (12-18), young adults (18-21), or adults (21+)? #psychology...

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Sherese B. May 25, 2016 983 views

Is there better job security for secular counselors than there is for Christian counselors?

I want to be a counselor, but I am unsure of which route to take that will be more beneficial. #psychology #counselor #counseling #clinical-psychology #life-coach #counseling-psychology #mental-health-counseling #family-counseling

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Calvin K. May 07, 2016 989 views

What Psychology education/degree is right for me?

I want to make good money and have an enjoyable job that I look forward to. I'm interested in the Counselling stream for Psychology, but I'm not sure what the recommended education level is for counselling-related jobs. I've heard a Master's degree is recommended as the minimum level of...