Specialty: Clinical Psychologist
By Grace Janzen
Pathway: Health Informatics
Clinical psychologists test people for mental illnesses and treat them according to what the test results are. They recommend going to see a doctor to get medications or special treatments. They provide counseling and therapy for the patients to help them understand their illnesses and set goals.
Where and How They Work
- Write reports on clients and maintain required paperwork
- Interact with people to help them gain insight and set goals
- Work in settings like individual offices, clinics or hospitals
The minimum formal education is a bachelor's degree but most require a master's or doctorate degree.
Nebraska median: $62,030
US median: $68,900