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Career Questions tagged Mental Health

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CareerVillage Office Hours Mar 22 132 views

How do you maintain your mental health if you have a high-pressure/stressful career?

This is part of our professionals series where we ask professionals what they think students should know

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Jose Mar 20 33 views

how does assessing, diagnosing, and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders work?


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Alex Mar 20 72 views

What was your experience in grad-school for Psychology?

How do you pick your focus? What was your experience like in picking your focus? What job did you end up picking? What job did you end up getting after picking your focus?

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Whitney Mar 14 31 views

What's the best City and State to become a Child Psychiatrist?

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ashli Mar 01 131 views

what courses should i take in college if i plan to go into psychology ?

what specific major and/minor classes should i enroll in if i plan on going into sociology and psychology in college? how many years of college will i have to go through for this career?

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Elahsia Feb 02 146 views


I would like a career with a high paying major. Would being a psychiatrist occur in that goal?

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Maribelle Jan 30 152 views

Is it worth going into culinary?

So I took a culinary class in high school and enjoyed it and thought about pursuing this career, but I don't know if going into this field is worth the time and money in the long run.

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Cameron Jan 28 128 views

I am a Junior at University getting my Psychology major and Social Work minor. I'm most interested in sports psychology and fitness in combination with psychology. Any advice on finding summer volunteer work or internships that are related to these fields?

I am also a National Council on Strength and Fitness Certified Personal Trainer.

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Ayden Jan 24 105 views

What is it like to be a psychiatrist?

Generally, how is the psychiatry industry in your opinion?

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joshua Jan 24 105 views

What's the hardest part of working as a Electrical Engineer?

How physically taxing is working as an electrical engineer? What should i expect this job to affect my mental health.

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Jackson Dec 21, 2022 223 views

Is working in the mental health field mentally taxing?

how mentally taxing is working in the mental health field.

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Zachary Dec 14, 2022 328 views


What are negative mental effects of being a real-estate agent?

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Clover Dec 13, 2022 186 views

Sociology and Phsicology

I want to find profitable careers in these majors that are not just being a therapist or psychiatrist. I am also wondering if I can have an art career on the side.

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Mayte Dec 13, 2022 203 views

What classes can i take right now to learn more abt psychology?

Whats some information about being a psychologist and help people with there mental health?

What is the starting salary for psychology?

what are some things that you dislike or like about being a psychologist?

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Grace Nov 09, 2022 178 views

Studying Psychology in college

What are good college majors to get jobs in psychology?

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gabby Nov 08, 2022 281 views

What do you consider to be your top three strengths and weaknesses as a therapist?

what are some things that you would consider to be good in a therapist? what are some traits that make them a good? why?

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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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Harleigh Nov 07, 2022 174 views

How many clients do you usually have per day as a therapist for mental health ?

How many clients do you usually have per day as a therapist for mental health?

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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 285 views

Who or What made you want to pursue a career path in Psychology?

Being in the mental health field seems like a very fulfilling yet intimidating career to follow through with, I've always been very passionate about helping others and would like to know others' viewpoints or reasons.

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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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Alexander Oct 12, 2022 396 views

What made you want to be a psychologist ?

Along with that, what is the most, or one of, the most difficult things about being a psychologist? I'm currently in Job Corps and think I want to pursue a career in mental health.

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 407 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 440 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 319 views

Psychiatrist career ladder...

What are the steps ( in chronological order) to becoming a psychiatrist? I understand that one must achieve a bachelor's degree, go to med-school, and complete a residency, but I am not sure what order these steps should be taken in.

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 463 views

Psychiatry and IT...

Do psychiatrists use IT skills at all? If so, what specific skills might be necessary? Are there any certifications that might be useful for the career path?

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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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gabby Oct 04, 2022 180 views

what caused you to get into mental health?

how did you get into mental health and why do you care about it so much? what was something that made you want to get into talking about things like this?

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Caitlin Sep 17, 2022 277 views

What careers and college majors would you consider if these were your interests?

Not sure if it's the same for other high school students but mine has us focus on self-awareness and college prep as part of curriculum outside of working with our guidance counselors. It's part of my english class. Something we have been working on is an essay about our career interests. I am...

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David Sep 16, 2022 331 views

How to be successful in a job without making mistakes

How be successful at your dream job without a lot of mistakes that keep happening and getting in the way when you are trying to accomplish your goal and succeed?