What do psychologists in different fields do?
***There is a lot of diversity among the different fields of psychology.
Psychologists can be found in many areas of business, industry,
academe, health, and law, to name a few.***
James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia provides
a large number of links to many different psychology fields in
their "Pick a field"
list of descriptions of fields in psychology.
The American Psychological Association discussed education
and training in psychology. Their discussion includes descriptions
of what is done by psychologists
in different fields.
The Psychology Department at the Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
provides brief descriptions of clinical psychologist, mental health
assistant, counseling psychologist, experimental psychologist,
developmental psychologist, industrial/organizational psychologist,
social psychologist, and school psychologist. With each description,
they include the kinds of jobs
a person in that field might obtain.
The Royal Holloway University of London provides brief descriptions
of clinical, educational, occupational, and health psychologists
in their list of "Careers in Psychology".
John M. Grohol, Psy.D., Director of The Mental Health Net
talks about the wide range of interests
in the field of psychology in "Psychology's Future"
on his on-line Editorial Page.
Jennifer Royce, who recently received her Masters in School
Psychology from SUNY College at Plattsburgh, discusses that school psychologists wear "many hats"
by providing some details.
The American Psychoanalytic Association provides aspects of
psychoanalysis, in detail.
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