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Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how people relate to one another and their environments.

  • Job responsibilities: provide professional psychological services including diagnosis, assessment of patientsm therapy sessions, design programs to meet patient treaatment goals, document patient activities and progress. Participate as part of the treatment team. 
  • Important Qualities: Compassion, Collaboration, Team-work, Organization, Autonomy
  • Possible Work Settings:Elementary or Secondary schools, Government, Mental health practitioner office, Hospitals, Individual and family services
  • Notes from Franz:
  1. Rewards: Watching patients progress through the system, getting to work in teams.
  2. Advice: Look at your volunteering opportunities, Join a research lab at your school