Psychology & Counseling

Psychology & Counseling

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5 Traits of Effective Clinical Psychologists

The job of a clinical psychologist is an important one. In this article we highlight five essential traits of an effective clinical psychologist.

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Psychologist

Find out what psychologists really do all day—from meeting new patients to blogging about mental health. Earn your BS in Psychology at GCU.

5 Careers for Graduates With an MS in Forensic Psychology

Learn about these five careers opportunities for graduates of the Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology.

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

Read these three effective resume tips for psychology majors. Prepare for your career at GCU as an undergrad or graduate student.

The 4 Cs of Parenting

The 4 Cs of Parenting (care, consistency, choices and consequences) is an essential concept to master for any family dynamics counselor.

Atypical Career Paths in Behavioral Health

There are many little-known career paths for graduates of GCU's Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science program. Learn more about them here.

How to Spot Teen Addiction

Parents can benefit from learning about and watching out for these telltale signs and symptoms of teenage addiction.

Helping Others Through Anxiety

It is important to know how to help others struggling with mental illness. Here are some ways to help people with anxiety. Learn more here.

Historical Figures Who May Have Had Mental Illnesses

Read more about famous historical figures that have been given modern diagnoses of mental illnesses. Check it out here!

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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