By Breanna Garcia
Daily Tasks and Responsibilities
Assessment - psychologist use tests and assessments to evaluate and diagnosed mental health conditions for the patient. The assessments help basic understanding of connection between someone's thoughts and feelings and behavior problems.
Short Term Help - Helps the patient get through traumatic life experience like when a close family member or friend who has dead. Helps the patient go through their feeling and thoughts.
Goals Setting - When a psychologist gets a new patient they want them to set goals for them like for their treatment.
Therapy - Psychologist give their patient therapy to help them to with medicinal treatment.
A doctoral degree is required and to be a psychologist you need to Ph.D or Doctor of Psychology they work on clinical positions or in private practice. A 4 year undergraduate degree and plus 4 to 6 years doctorate. Training they focus on school or couples and family counseling .
Job Outlook 12% from 2012 to 2022
Salary $69,280 per year
High School Preparation
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