Career Research Project Essay.docx - Tasas\u0131z Berfin English 11C Mr Vile A Career in Counseling Psychology Nowadays psychologists have become an

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Tasasız, BerfinEnglish 11CMr. VileNovember 20, 2018A Career in Counseling PsychologyNowadays, psychologists have become an essential part of human life. Especially, counseling psychologists have turned into a necessary need for schools and education. For me I chose to be a counseling psychologist because this career is matched closely to my interests and personality type. Also, the idea of helping people achieve a happier lifestyle is exciting to me. I always love the idea of being a problem solver.As in any jobs, counseling psychology has a history too. The term ‘’counseling’’ is of American origin, found by Rogers, who was lacking a medical qualification was prevented from calling his work psychotherapy. In the U.S., counseling psychology, like many modern psychology specialties, started as a result of World War II. During the war, the U.S. military had a strong need for job and training. In the 1940s and 1950s, the Veterans Administration created a specialty called ‘’counseling psychology’’, and Division 17 which is now known as the Society for Counseling Psychology of the APA (American Psychological Association) was formed. Now, the Psychological Counseling Psychology Association brings together psychologists, students, and professionals in the field of professional psychology, education,teaching, scientific research, and public interest.The current employment trend of this profession is increasing. A lot of students want to be a counseling psychologist. In particular, counseling is the most preferred branch for a master. There are approximately 33,000 psychologists in Turkey. Almost half of 33,000 are counseling psychologists.1
At NHS general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals, private hospitals, health centers, GPsurgeries, Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) services are jobs related to counseling psychology most often found. Because counseling psychology is a suitable branch to work in many places where human relations exist.Basically, counseling psychologists seek to understand and explain thoughts, emotions, feelings, and behavior. They collect information through observations, interviews, surveys, and other methods. Furthermore, the research and identify behavioral or emotional patterns and also test for patterns that will help them better understand and predict behavior. Each profession has its own duties. They help people in different ways and become part of human lives. Specific duties of counseling psychologists are to advise people on how to deal with problems and help patients understand people, including issues at home, at the workplace or in their community. To be more elaborate, counseling psychologists consult with other professionals to discuss therapies, treatments and to share occupational information. They select administer and interpret psychological tests to assess intelligence, aptitudes, abilities or interests.

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