Becoming A Counselor, Therapist, Or Psychiatrist

886 WordsOct 28, 20154 Pages
As a sophomore in college, I have a good idea what my current career goal is, related to my major in psychology, and how I think an internship will help me reach this goal. My overall career goal, or dream, is to combine my love and passion for music with my desire to help people. My major in psychology is how I plan on reaching my goal of helping people by possibly becoming a counselor, therapist, or psychiatrist. The main group of people I am interesting in helping are kids and teenagers with family issues, personal issues, and mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety for example. This passion comes for personal experience with these issues and with witnessing people close to me and people I love struggle with these issues; those experiences sparked a fire inside me and I am determined not to let that fire be doused. In further detail, what I would love to accomplish with my goal of combining music and counseling is to start a nonprofit organization where kids and teenagers with mental disorders and other related issues can go. On the psychology side of it there would be counselors these kids could talk to; on the music side of it I would like to have to resources to allow kids to create, write, play, and record music. I am a strong believer in the fact that music can be healing and a great escape from your problems and my goal is to create a safe place for kids to go to deal with their issues and find healing. I believe that this nonprofit internship opportunity
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