Career Questions tagged Psychology

What degrees do I need to be a physical therapist?

I'm a junior in high school, and I've been considering physical therapy as a career choice. However, I don't know what college classes I should take or what I should major in. #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #physical #therapy #psychology #school #medicine #college...

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Active Nov 07 at 04:58 AM

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Posted by Linzie P.’s Avatar Linzie P.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering To be a Physical Therapist you'll generally major in biology or ...
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Michelle Waggener Hi - The great thing about college is the ability to learn ...

If I want to become a Psychologist what classes would be best for me to take in college?

I want to go into the therapist side of psychology, so how will I choose my classes? #college-major #college...

#psychology

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Active Nov 28 at 11:15 PM

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Posted by Danielle B.’s Avatar Danielle B.
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Laura Hyter You need to take all General course, but also class that ...

How long does it take to become a psychiatrist?

-Difficulty of courses -job placement -years of study -programs required or recommended #psychology #doctor #psychiatry...

#college-major

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Active Oct 28 at 12:02 AM

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Posted by Kevin B.’s Avatar Kevin B.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Psychiatry is a medical degree, unlike psychology. For a medical degree, ...

How do I get psychology research experience?

I'm finishing my B.A. in psychology and I have no research experience other than what I've done in statistics courses. Is there a way to get more research experience? #psychology,...

#research

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Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar Hossein Fattahi MD MA’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar
Active Oct 29 at 03:59 PM

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Posted by Amy C.’s Avatar Amy C.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Yes, there are multiple ways you can get more experience! Your ...
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting IF your long-term goal is to be a medical examiner (pathologist ...
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Alyssa,In a word, yes! Empathy, that is the ability to ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering It need not wear one down at all if one paces ...

What is the best undergrad degree to get to become a speech therapist?

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Active Oct 11 at 04:43 AM

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Posted by Madi P.’s Avatar Madi P.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering There are many degrees that are accepted, but in my opinion, ...

As a psychologist, how are you able to cope with the people you are working with?

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G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Oct 10 at 03:19 AM

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Posted by Marie Angelica P.’s Avatar Marie Angelica P.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering When you say, "working with," I assume you mean the clients ...

What is the best way to find and maintain a mentor in my field of mental health?

I am interested in Music Therapy. #music #health #psychology...

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Oct 07 at 12:28 AM

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Posted by Selah W.’s Avatar Selah W.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The field of mental health is very broad, so the first ...

Looking for advice to a future therapist applying to graduate school

Hello, I would like to get in touch with current professionals within the clinical / counseling / therapy / social work field. I would like to know the pros and cons, challenges, and what an average day would look like! #social-work #therapy #counseling #clinical...

#psychology

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Active Sep 26 at 08:14 AM

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Posted by Alexandra T.’s Avatar Alexandra T.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Like many other professions that require personal commitment, you need to ...

How do I find an internship at a counseling firm?

The internship will count towards my masters in counseling at an online college #internship #psychology #college...

#career

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Lora M Kim’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Oct 31 at 01:13 AM

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Posted by Hannah W.’s Avatar Hannah W.
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Lora M Kim | SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) Global Go-to-Market Hi Hannah,I believe your first step should be to first search ...

What is the day in the life of a mental health therapist like?

Do they make your own hours? Do you work from home, a desk or an office? What time do you get up? How many patients do you see a day? What time do your days usually end? etc, things like that. #psychology #therapist...

#career

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Active Sep 26 at 07:58 PM

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Posted by Chloe J.’s Avatar Chloe J.
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hi Chloe J: All great questions Mental Health therapists work in ...

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...

#clinical-psychology #college-major

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Kelly Reed’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Sep 22 at 11:41 PM

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Posted by Alexandra H.’s Avatar Alexandra H.
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Kelly Reed | speech-language pathologist I hold a bachelor, 2 masters and two doctorate degrees. How ...

I want to change my major, I’m wondering whether to major in English and minor in Psychology or vice versa. Any advice would be most welcome. Which would provide me with more career options?

I’m currently pursuing #college-major #psychology a BS with my major being in biology. I love science or I wouldn’t have chosen it to begin with and I’ve completed two years but I’m an avid reader and I find so much joy in that and the working of the mind. I enjoy having people talk to me and...

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Active Oct 06 at 10:05 PM

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Posted by Azia M.’s Avatar Azia M.
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Betsy Orton | Chief Development Officer at Mi Escuelita Hi Azia,If you have already completed 2 years toward your biology ...

Double Major in Psychology & Nutrition?

So, I’m a senior in college & I’m now questioning all of my life decisions. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE psychology. But I’m just now realizing throughout the years I’ve always had such a strong passion for nutrition & I don’t know what to do. My original plan was to go to grad school & get my...

#nutrition #psychology #career #confused #college-major #psychologynutrition #nutritionist #doublemajor

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Sep 11 at 11:28 PM

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Posted by K O.’s Avatar K O.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Don't worry. Help is closer than you think!You are looking at ...

Career explorations for a confident career?

Hello! For my school's graduation requirement, I have to have 15 hours of career exploration. I know that I want to be a psychologist or do something in the psychology field, but those jobs are usually very confidential. What should I do? If I cannot do that, I am also very interested in...

#career #career-choice #college #help #psychology

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Kim Gravell’s Avatar Mohammad tahir Ayub’s Avatar
Active Sep 08 at 04:22 PM

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Posted by Trinity M.’s Avatar Trinity M.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Trinity!I think I would start by making a basic questionnaire ...

How did you find your passion/major?

Many students, like myself, go to college and wonder "is this really the right major for me?". One terrible fact is (if you are already in college) the longer you take to find what you actually want to major in, the more it costs to change it. So I would like to know, how did you find what...

#majors #field #major #college #psychology

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 03 at 02:30 PM

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Posted by Armando H.’s Avatar Armando H.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting I found my major through two avenues. First, was this curiosity ...
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Serge V. Vaval, M.P.A. | Career Advisor Gabriela, I don't they you need prerequisites for a Psychology major ...

What school has the best psychology program?

Would like to pursue a degree in psychology, but not sure where to start to get the best education....

#psychology

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Active Nov 14 at 05:45 PM

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Posted by Christian L.’s Avatar Christian L.
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Lanie Anton | Survey Scientist at Airbnb Hi Christian,Great question! There is no real 'best psychology program' out ...

What are the best classes to take to get ready for a psychology major?

I need to figure out how to arrange my schedule to get me ready for psychology....

#psychology

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Active Oct 19 at 08:01 PM

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Posted by Hunter N.’s Avatar Hunter N.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance I would suggest a number of courses in the social sciences ...

What should an aspiring experimental psychologist major/minor in? (besides psychology of course)

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Active Nov 27 at 11:51 PM

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Posted by sabrina V.’s Avatar sabrina V.
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John Osborne | Director - External Affairs at AT&T Think about making yourself a well rounded person. As a psychologist ...

Why extrovert people are as sensible as introverts?

Extrovert people are usully specified as free people, no worries, talks too much. But, when it comes to emotions they are as emotional as introverts....

#psychology

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Active Sep 05 at 03:21 AM

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Posted by Lorena B.’s Avatar Lorena B.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Lorena, this is a good question!Extroversion has been correlated with ...

What is the difference between Clinical Psychology and General Psychology?

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Active Sep 20 at 01:41 PM

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Posted by Brikiya H.’s Avatar Brikiya H.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The area of Psychology has many facets, and the most important ...

My Major/ life goal

I am a psychology major and I really wanna help people by sitting down with them and getting to the core of their problem without prescribing medicine and I don't wanna be a school guidance counselor. What area of psychology would be best for this? #psychology #major...

#college

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Elizabeth Simpson’s Avatar
Active Sep 30 at 08:59 AM

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Posted by Dametreius C.’s Avatar Dametreius C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The first and most important thing for you to do is ...

So much to do, so little time. What is it like to double major? Can I choose two unrelated majors, or do they have to be connected?

I have a lot of things that I'm interested in studying, but my top two are theatre and psychology. Crazy, right? Would it be possible for me to do both at the same time? #college #psychology #majors #career...

#theatre

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Carrie Holmes’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Amit Kapadia’s Avatar
Active Aug 30 at 04:38 AM

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Posted by Aubrey B.’s Avatar Aubrey B.
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Carrie Holmes | Theatre/ TV/ Meeting & Event Production HI Aubrey,First, I strongly agree with Ken and highly recommend you ...

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