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Gena Holmes

Clinical Psychologist
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations - Community and Social Service Occupations
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Diego May 08 114 views

Could you describe in detail what a psychologist does on a typical day? What were some challenges you’ve had as a psychologist and how did you overcome them?

I am a high school student who is trying to figure out more about how to become a psychologist.

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Claire Jun 21, 2023 351 views

Does a career in psychology ever get draining?

I am currently going into my junior year and just completed a psych1010 college credit course that I found really interesting. I think I might enjoy being a therapist for teens/children, but I worry that it may become too draining overtime. I also don't know what I would need to major in to...

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Ethan Jun 15, 2023 314 views

how can I find the right job for me?

I want to be a therapist for mental health and I want to be a person that does hair makeup and nails. I suffer from mental health and i want to help people with the same problems as me

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Keira Jun 15, 2023 250 views

Why are so many personality disorders so similar? Does it cause misdiagnosis often?

I've wanted to be a psychiatrist for years but am struggling to find accurate sources I trust and have limited contact with professionals. If you have any tips on accurate sources for psychology and psychiatry they would be incredibly appreciated. Thank you for your time.

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Tonya Jun 13, 2023 320 views

In Psychology, how do you know which theory or theories are a good foundation?

In Psychology, how do you know which theory should be the basis of your interventions?

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Ri Jun 09, 2023 229 views

What made you decide to be a psychologist?

Just considering all the schooling, expenses, restrictions... What made you say 'this is it'? Or what is the best part of coming to work every day?

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Alasia Jun 03, 2023 355 views

What does it take to be the best therapist?

My name is Alasia, I am 16 years old, and I am in 10th grade. I’m planning on getting my bachelors degree in physcology after I graduate. I want to become a therapist while I work on getting my phd in physics. I understand that in order to be a good therapist you have to be able to help solve...

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Chloe May 23, 2023 323 views

What kind of questions should I ask a new patient to make them feel more comfortable?

Meeting someone new is never an easy thing, especially when it's someone being paid to learn as much about someone as possible and analyze their lifestyle and provide advice and/or help

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Chloe May 23, 2023 239 views

What is the best way to help patients feel more comfortable opening up??

As someone who's seen a few psychologists growing up, I've noticed how difficult it is for psychologists to be able to help patients if the patients aren't comfortable or don't feel safe enough to want to be helped, or provide enough information to be able to be helped adequately enough

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gigi Apr 18, 2023 391 views

skills and responsibilities for an psychologist

What are the key skills and qualifications needed to pursue a career as a clinical psychologist, and what are the main job responsibilities and opportunities in this field?

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Laneishka May 05, 2023 318 views

What does the process of therapy look like for a psychologist?

What does the process of therapy look like?

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marta May 22, 2023 244 views

do you have to be great at math and overall really smart to study psychology,?

im really worried that i wont be smart enough to study psychology but i really wanna study it in order to help people in the future and see people getting better because its my dream but sometimes i see some people saying you have to be extremly smart in every subject in school in order to...

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Janye May 20, 2023 460 views

How difficult is psychology? How did you overcome those difficulties?

In my previous post, I expressed my interest in becoming an art therapist and got some helpful advice. I decided the best option would be to major in psych and minor in art. My only problem is that I have never been the best writer and, after reading some of the posts here, I'm a little...

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aisha May 09, 2023 311 views

As a physiatrist how do you not get physically connected to your patients/ dealing with a patient dying?

Aisha, age 19