Psychology & Counseling

Psychology & Counseling

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7 Fields in Psychology You Might Want to Specialize In

Psychologists study the mind and behavior, but they take different approaches. Learn about 7 subfields in psychology you might want to specialize in:

3 Great Resume Tips for Psychology Majors

An effective resume can help you stand out from the crowd and tell prospective employers that you’re the ideal person for that position. Crafting an effective resume is very important, so you should...

The 4 Cs of Parenting

Adults who grew up in dysfunctional families may question their own parenting abilities. They understand that they did not have role models to show them how to positively influence their own children....

Atypical Career Paths in Behavioral Health

After you graduate with a degree in behavioral health science, you could decide to go into private practice or work within an established clinic, hospital or inpatient program. But if you’re craving...

How to Spot Teen Addiction

Many parents feel that it is their fault when their teens become addicted to drugs or alcohol. They want to do everything they can to help their child, but they also feel an enormous amount of guilt....

Helping Others Through Anxiety

Mental health is something that a lot of people have but do not talk about. It can be hard to know if someone is struggling with a mental illness. Anxiety is just one of many mental illnesses that...

Historical Figures Who May Have Had Mental Illnesses

With a much more sophisticated approach to diagnosing and understanding mental illnesses than was present in the past few centuries, historians and psychologists are able to look back at some of the...

Tools For Counseling Children

It is important for children to know how to identify and handle their feelings. There are many times in school when they do not know how to handle the emotions that they are feeling. As a school...

Degree Spotlight: Master in Health Psychology

Grand Canyon University offers multiple degree types within the psychology realm, one of those being a Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology . This program will help...

Iconic Movie Villains With Antisocial Personality Disorder

One of Grand Canyon University’s most popular psychology courses is abnormal psychology (PSY-470), in which students study the patterns of mental illnesses and abnormal behaviors. Specific topics...

About Psychology & Counseling

As the title of our blog suggests, these posts by College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) faculty and special guests will engage, inform and challenge you in a myriad of ways. The posts reflect the diversity of our programs of study: degrees that are traditional (history), current (justice studies and communications), academic (English literature) and career-oriented (psychology, counseling, criminal justice and government). Here, there is something for everyone.


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