Clinical Psychologists


Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.
Also called: Clinical Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Psychologist

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • psychology
    Health
  • therapy and counseling
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Athena Software Penelope Case Management
  • Healthcare common procedure coding system HCPCS
    Analytical or scientific software
  • Comprehensive Affect Testing System CATS
  • Noldus Information Technology The Observer
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    doctoral degree
    post-doctoral training
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