Clinical Psychologist

Collin Clark

What do they do?

  • Assess and diagnose psychological problems
  • Treat psychological disorders
  • Teach (College professors)
  • Conduct research
  • Create and administer programs to treat and prevent social problems\
  • Drug and alcohol treatment

How much do they make?

Clinical psychologists can expect to make anywhere from $51,800 - $90,330, but they can make over $100,000 when they work in a private practice

Helpful skills

  • Good listener
  • Not easily flustered
  • Able to remain calm
  • Respectful
  • Positive
  • Can "think outside the box"
  • Patient
  • Compassionate
  • Can think on feet

Why would a background in psych be helpful?

A background in psych would be helpful because you use it everyday to help and treat your patients.