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Who would a psychologist work with?
Clinical psychologists work in health and social care settings including hospitals, health centres, community mental health teams, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and social services. They often work as part of a team with other health professionals and practitioners.
What type of people do psychologists treat?
Clinical psychologists assess, diagnose and treat individuals experiencing psychological distress and mental illness. They also perform psychotherapy and develop treatment plans. Clinical psychologists often work in hospitals, mental health clinics, and private practice.
Who do psychologists care for?
Psychologists can help people learn to cope with stressful situations, overcome addictions, manage their chronic illnesses, and tests and assessments that can help diagnose a condition or tell more about the way a person thinks, feels, and behaves.
What do I need to do to become a psychologist?
To become a psychologist, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a doctorate degree. In total, that comes to about to 10 years of schooling before you even think about having patient’s sit on your couch.
What psychologists can help you do?
understanding and dealing with addiction
What is it like to be a psychologist?
Psychologists are non-medical doctors (as in PhD) who specialize in the study of the mind and human behavior. They help people overcome fears and anxiety, relate better to friends, family and colleagues, and generally lead better lives.
What do psychologists do every day?
A psychologist will typically do the following: Conduct scientific studies to study behaviour and brain function ( neuropsychologist) Collect information through observations, interviews, surveys, tests, and other methods Find patterns that will help them understand and predict behaviour Use their knowledge to increase understanding among individuals and groups