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As I previously mentioned in my education post in regard to Psychology, you can go a different way if you are not interested in becoming a therapist or a researcher. What I mean by that is that Psychology can be applied to a variety of different fields. Actually, when I was a full-time student, I was also enrolled in my university’s co-op program which allowed me to further develop my skills and gain new ones related to my major while being a student. One of the jobs I had was a specialty camp counsellor and administrator for a not-for-profit organization in my area. As a specialty camp counse
My career path to a mental health professional starts with my major in psychology. I first wanted to go for a clinical psychologist pathway, but during my gap year after undergraduate, I realized that my original inspiration was to become a mental health provider. I thought I had to first become a psychologist to provide therapy, but it did not have to be like that. Psychologists definitely can be a therapist while their training and education focus more on the research and clinical aspects. MFT or counseling psychology, on the other hand, focus more on how do we serve the best for our clients
Based on my own educational journey, you do need some post-secondary education when it comes to Psychology. Of course, it also depends on what you are looking to do in the future. If you’re leaning more towards conducting research or becoming a therapist, you’ll definitely need to get a master’s or a PhD and get all the credentials in accordance to the province where you are. On the other hand, if you’re more interested in following a career path outside of ‘psychology’ per se then a post-secondary certificate or a master’s might be enough. Again, it would all depend on your career and what yo