Psychology crosses over with almost every other kind of occupation you can imagine, and comes with the added bonus of helping people to live better lives and because we are frequently exposed to the work of psychologists in our everyday lives, we all have an idea about what psychology is and what psychologists do. In many ways am sure that your conceptions are correct. Psychologists do work in forensic fields, and they do provide counselling and therapy for people in distress.

The future of psychology:

  • Healthcare: Increasing focus on the connection between mind and body.
  • Business: Using psychology to help hire the right workers and reach target markets.
  • Education: Applying psychological theories to help students to learn more effectively.

Psychology degrees & specialists..

  • Cognitive Behavioral psychology: Helps patients understand the thoughts and feelings and influence behavior.
  • Developmental and Child Psychology: Works with children who have emotional problems, behavioral issues and physical and mental disabilities.
  • Counselling: Help people cope with emotional problems and stressful situations one-on-more.
  • Forensic Psychology: Apply psychology to the criminal justice system by helping in investigations and trials.
  • Industrial-Organization Psychology: Use psychology in the business world to help companies better serve consumers.
  • Sports Psychology: Helps athletes focus better and break through barriers to improve their performance.

Psychology Therapy:

1.Cognitive behavioral therapy: CBT is a time-limited therapy that focuses on ‘here and now’ rather than your childhood. It examines the relationship between our situation, mindset, thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical reactions. It trains you to automatically question whether or not your thoughts or facts, which slows down reaction time and helps you feel more emotionally stable. CBT is ideal for people who wants therapy that works towards solutions, with clear goals, and practical techniques.

2. Counselling: A counselling can help you find ways to deal with your difficulties and understand how you’re feeling. Counselling can be particularly useful for people who are going through a difficult time such as bereavement, relationship problems, work stress or other life changing situations..

3. Mindfulness-based therapies: these therapies focusing on teaching you to become the observer of your thoughts and feelings. Variations of Mindfulness-based therapies include Mindfulness-based stress reduction, cognitive therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.

4. Humanistic therapy: humanistic therapies use a range of therapies and practices to help you to understand and enhance your mental wellbeing. This approach suits people interested in exploring their lives and looking at their issues from a wide range of angles. Variations of humanistic therapy include integrative psychotherapy, person-centered counselling and gestalt therapy.

5. Interpersonal therapy: IPT focuses on you and your relationship with others and its based on the idea that poor mental wellbeing is rooted within our interpersonal relationships.

6. Behavioral Counselling: these theories hold that people engage in problematic thinking and behavior when their environment supports it. When an environment reinforces or encourages these problems they will continue to occur.

7.Psychoanalytic Counselling therapy: these therapy holds psychological problems result from the present-day influence of unconscious psychological drives or motivations stemming from past relationships and experiences.

Psychology in everyday life

  • Improve communications
  • Build-self confidence
  • Enrich your career
  • Build better Relationships

Ways a therapists helps you

  • Providing you with a space that is only about you to make decisions and process events.
  • A unique, less biased perspective.
  • Asking open-ended questions that prompt you to think, examine and question yourself.
  • Modeling healthy boundaries and relationships.
  • Validating your experience and emotional experience.
  • Teaching you new tools that can be used inside and outside of the session.

Which one are you ?

Introvert: Engaged in the inner world, needs personal alone time, think before making decisions and likes to works independently.

Extrovert: Stimulated by the outer world, need eternal interactions , make decisions without reflecting and enjoy working with others..

Sensing: Process with sense, past memories and experiences, practical and logical, Use facts and concrete thoughts. being realistic ideally..

Intuitive: Process with ideas, impressions and connections, Idealistic and speculative, Uses imagination and abstract thoughts..

Judging: Prefer structure, organization and firm decisions, set plans, goals and deadlines, stress when working under pressure and responsible.

Perceiving: Go with the flow, plan on the go, Flexible, relaxed, disorganized, avoid commitments. Work better under pressure and procrastinate..

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