Psychology teachers face tough competition from Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and more to fill positions at schools

By Steve Loomis/Business Insider Psychology educators are facing the challenge of filling more than 1 million jobs in the next five years, but with each year that passes, the number of positions in the field grows.In addition to being more competitive, these jobs are more lucrative than ever, and as the workforce becomes increasingly educated, […]

When it comes to mental health, we’re all just a bunch of nerds

If you’re an active, engaged citizen, there’s no shortage of ways to connect with the people you care about and help them.But if you’re a nerd who just doesn’t have the time or inclination to engage with the community, there are plenty of apps and services to get you started.The latest of these is the […]

How to Find a School Psychologist

I just got back from the top 10 school psychologists in the US, but I’ve noticed a few things about the school psychologists I’ve met:1.They’re all so different.I’ve been able to work with the top school psychologists, but not the average one.For instance, a typical school psychologist would be a clinical psychologist, a social worker, […]

Why you should not listen to the kids when they’re crying

Children are the source of much of our emotional and mental health, but when they are in distress they can become even more of a challenge.And they need help.The most common causes of emotional and behavioral problems among children are neglect, abuse and neglect of others.Many children suffer from anxiety, depression, anxiety disorder, conduct problems, […]

Four Four Four Two: What to do when your child’s behaviour changes

FourFour Two: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHILD’S CHALLENGES CHANGE?There are four main stages to changing behaviour, says forensic psychologist and education expert Dr Helen Korsgaard.What you can do when you have your child: 1.You can talk about the changes in your child, whether or not they’re normal.2.You need to consider what you can say […]

Which college is best for a forensic psychologist?

In the first of a two-part series, The Washington Times examines which college students should pursue a career in forensic psychology, and whether the education required is worth the cost.This article was originally published in The Washington Journal of Psychology.To read more articles from The Washington Examiner, visit The Washington Report.

Why the psychologist has no idea what’s wrong with you

The psychologist, who has been practicing for 40 years, said she is a “person who knows what it’s like to feel pain” and feels she is able to connect with her patients through her understanding of what’s happening in their lives.“We are really, really good at empathy and empathy is a very powerful skill,” she […]

10 things you need to know about clinical psychologist qualifications

You may think you know the basics of clinical psychologist qualification, but you might want to check that your doctorate isn’t one that’s based on experience.If you’re thinking that you can’t get into clinical psychology, consider these 10 things to ensure you’re doing as much research as possible before applying.1.You must have clinical experienceYou must […]