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Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications 5th Edition

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications (5th Edition)

Book Edition5th Edition
Author(s)Nevid
ISBN9781305964150
PublisherCengage
SubjectPsychology
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THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY
Chapter 14, Section 14.1, Recite It, Exercise 1
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Identify the major types of mental health professionals.

 

The major types of professionals who provide mental health services are clinical and (a) ________ psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical or psychiatric social workers, psychoanalysts, counselors, and (b) ________ . They vary in their training backgrounds as well as in the services they provide.

Identify the major types of mental health professionals.

 

The major types of professionals who provide mental health services are clinical and (a) ________ psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical or psychiatric social workers, psychoanalysts, counselors, and (b) ________ . They vary in their training backgrounds as well as in the services they provide.

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Enabling individuals to manage their personal problems through guidance.

Explanation

The mentioned term refers to a process that involves purposeful conversation. These individuals meet to solve personal problems, and identify their solutions in a properly directed session. 

 

The term is concerning those mental health workers, who are concerned with the issues that affect the daily functioning of people. For example, an individual facing relationship problems at home, would consult the mentioned health care worker.

These individuals facilitate people to deal with the discomfort, caused to their mental health, by empowering them to make their own decisions. 

 

The mentioned mental health workers enable people to resolve career, academic, and grief problems. They also help the individual in dealing with various stressors, like work pressure and emotional problems. For example, they deal with the issues that are related to the workplace pressure, burnout, and provide advice related to career choices. Counselors are also involved in curbing the stress levels in the individual's lives, which affect their emotions, workplace, and families too.

 

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  • Counseling

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