Emmanuella Chukwura. Professor Rodriguez. Counseling 20.
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31 January 2017
Career Research Paper
Steve Maraboli, a bestselling author and Behavioral Scientist, once said, “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future.” This is one of many quotes that encouraged me to start learning for the best ways to not only help me, but to help those suffering from emotional turmoil. This eventually led me to decide to major in Psychology and in the future open my own practice.
Psychology as defined by Dictionary.com, “is the science of the mind or of mental states and processes.” Psychology is…show more content… Finally, School psychology can be defined by AlleyDog.com as branch of psychology deals with counseling and advising elementary and secondary level children to improve learning conditions in schools. The primary methodologies include research, testing, and guidance. All these fields are somewhat related or directly correlate with Clinical Psychology due to that fact that it all revolves around the main subjects that Clinical Psychology revolves around; depression, anxiety, a multitude of learning disabilities, substance abuse, and eating disorders
The type of work that Clinical psychologist does mainly focuses in one-on-one meetings with their patients. Their main goal is to properly identify and diagnose any behavioral, psychological, and emotional issues. They also create treatment plans and help their patients be able to implement them; they also watch their clients’ progress by meeting as regularly as possible. Clinical psychologist have also be been known to conduct research and write research papers and publish them.
One of the first degrees needed to be on the way to becoming a Clinical psychologist is a bachelor’s in psychology, sociology or education, this would usually take up to four years. The second degree needed is a master’s in Psychology; this would