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Fatimah M. May 19, 2016 515 views

What are the different career options for a student studying Psychology?

I am going to be a college Sophomore in Fall 2016 and I want to understand more about the different paths I can choose from if I continue to major in Psychology. I specifically want to become a Mental Health Psychologist. psychology...

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Briana H. May 25 105 views
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Bernae G. May 24 105 views

How do you enter the Mental Health field? What are the obstacles and hardships needed to be overcome?

I am debating whether or not to become a psychologist or any career path in the mental health field. My goal is to help Pw/BPD. mental-health...

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Hailey D. Oct 24, 2020 191 views

What types of mental health counselors and therapists are there?

I want to be a therapist and help people with their mental health. I'm good at communicating and I'm emotionally intelligent. mental-health-counseling mental-health public-health hospital-and-health-care health...

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Briana M. Mar 24 216 views

Do you have any advice for someone entering the mental health industry as an undergraduate?

Hello there. I am looking to enter into the mental health field and was looking for any advice or shared experiences you might have. I am currently trying to receive my A.A. and then transfer to my desired university for Psychology. mental-health...

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Tiffiny L. Nov 19, 2020 380 views

What is a good way for undergraduates to gain experience in therapy or mental health counseling?

I'm interested in pursuing a career in therapy or mental health counseling, perhaps in schools, but want to know what the experience is like before applying for graduate school in these areas. health mental-health-counseling...

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Allison R. Dec 08, 2020 263 views

What are you favorite coping mechanisms for anxiety?

I am a soon to be college undergraduate - graduate! I am majoring in Psychology at CSUMB. I am very interested in cognitive neuroscience, clinical psychology, and forensic psychology. I have aspirations to get my Masters degree as well as a PhD. mental-health-counseling...

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Morgan E. Oct 31, 2020 1557 views

What does a typical day look like now for a mental health counselor?

I'm interested in becoming a mental health counselor and I want to know more from experienced counselors. mental-health counselor health therapists...

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Clifford Khent C. Mar 06, 2018 638 views

If I want to become a Clinical Psychologist, what can I do early on in order to get my foot in the door?

Currently, I work as a Behavioral Therapist. Would this be a good way to get my foot into the clinical aspect of the psychology field? clinicalpsychology psychology...

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Camryn C. Aug 14, 2018 341 views

What would be a beneficial minor next to a psychology major?

I want to be a child psychologist one day, but some schools I plan to apply for require a minor. I want to be able to help individuals and have thought about opening a mental health store. This makes me wonder if business might be a good minor. university psychology majors-and-minors...

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Inderjeet S. Jul 29, 2020 186 views
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Lauren Z. Jul 19, 2020 208 views

Which major is easier to apply PhD for international students, clinical psychology or mental health nursing?

I have a B.S. in Nursing and Psychology, and a M.S. in Neuroscience. I want to do a clinical expertise in mental health. And I think these two majors are helpful for me to achieve my goal. I know it's tough for international students to apply this year. I hope you guys could give me any...

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April W. Mar 20, 2018 282 views

What are appropriate steps that future counselors should take when working with clients online?

With social media and other online resources being on the rise, if a client prefers online-counseling versus counseling that is face-to-face, what steps should a counselor take in order to establish a professional client-counselor relationship that is online? mental-health-counseling...

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Danielle D. Oct 12, 2017 1246 views
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Kinley W. Apr 16, 2018 494 views
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Madeline L. Feb 14, 2017 2118 views
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Kinley W. Apr 16, 2018 526 views
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Emily T. Oct 28, 2016 1748 views

How difficult is it to keep yourself from becoming emotionally drained as a psychologist?

I have always been an empath, and I love nothing more than to talk people through their problems and help in any way I can. Sometimes, though, I find myself almost "absorbing" the negative emotions and energies in the people I'm talking with. I want to become a professional psychologist, most...

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Sharon G. Sep 02, 2017 544 views

If I major in research and experimental psychology would I be able to create psychological programs (international, local, etc.)?

I was told I could be able to create psychological programs, for example a program for children suffering from ptsd, but was not told specifically what to study or how to do so. I would truly like to have this a future career option and would like to know how I would be able to achieve it....

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Clear X. Apr 25, 2017 1018 views

Need career guidance for a counseling career

I am a currently a sophomore marketing major. My own experience with mental health makes me want to inspire others and help them live happily. I hope to apply for mental health counseling, family and relationship therapist, social work master (even to a phd counseling psychology.) My...

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Shakera C. Jan 21, 2017 803 views

is social work worth it?

Im currently a junior in high school and i want a career in Mental Heath social work for kids specifically but any age is fine. I curious how i should go about it with colleges. Also if its worth it, i understand that the pay isnt he best but is the personal satisfaction enough? Im thinking od...

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