• Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
  • Human Services
  • Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists diagnose and treat psychological disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems using individual, child, family, and group therapies. Clients served depend upon the psychologists training and work setting.

What do they typically do

  • Collect information about individuals using interviews, case histories, observations, and other assessment methods
  • Counsel clients to help them understand problems, deal with crisis situations, define goals, and make realistic action plans
  • Develop therapeutic and treatment plans based on clients' interests, abilities, and needs
  • Use a variety of treatment methods such as psychotherapy, hypnosis, behavior modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama, and play therapy
  • Select, administer, and score psychological tests
  • Interpret test results and prepare psychological reports
  • Refer clients to other specialists, institutions, or support services as necessary
  • Identify and research behavioral or emotional patterns

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