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Lauren LaPorte Somers, EDD, LCPC

Psychotherapy, Higher Education, IT, Faculty, Research
Counseling, Higher Education, IT, Research
Chicago, Illinois
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Arlene Jun 17, 2017 934 views

I am undecided about the type of counseling I want to do once I graduate?

I am going to school for counseling but it is really hard to choose the type of counseling I really want to do. I work at a behavioral health center but I do not know if I want to continue working there are working with children when finishing with my schooling? #health #counseling #and...

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Calvin May 07, 2016 700 views

What programs/technologies will I most likely run into during a Psychology degree/career?

While some programs are easy to understand like Microsoft Word, there are some harder programs that take some practice getting used to like SPSS. Psychology is more than just therapy, so it is important to know what kind of things (technology-wise) I might run into while undergoing a Psychology...

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Blake May 16, 2016 659 views

Doctorate degree or medical school?

I am considering becoming either a counseling psychologist where I would need to earn a doctorate degree overall, or a psychiatrist where I would need to attend medical school. I'm asking for opinions on the two different options. #psychology

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Shoshannah May 21, 2016 916 views

If i want to get my PHD, and I am graduating from High School this year, how and when should I begin to study for the MCAT's?

I want to be come a Psychiatrist, hopefully one that specializes in developmental psychiatry. I know that if I must become a psychiatrist i have to go into medical school which of course will take me many years until i get my PHD. I know i have a lot of work ahead of me, and i just want to be...

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Mounia Mar 07, 2017 834 views

How do people with "helping jobs" manage their stress?

I have heard that counseling and work in social services can be very stressful. As an aspiring counselor, I'm wondering what methods do people in those fields use to manage their work related stress? #career-path #counseling #stress-management

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Jennifer Oct 22, 2016 696 views

How long does it take to become an actual psychology with a high enough degree to become a therapist

Want to become a therapist or even own my own therapist practice #psychology

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Devetra May 05, 2017 1345 views

How many back up plans should you have?

When things don't go as expected #business #career-counseling #business-development #career-development

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IAmGrootNotDuck May 01, 2017 1099 views

How do i find my career?

I am interested in a lot of things i really like art and games and making things. I also love sports, my favorite being basketball, but it is hard to look to a career, so I would love any feedback for my career #graphic-design #basketball #game-development