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Don’t Expect A Thank You

Don't Expect A Thank You

Clinical social worker Cherilynn Veland is back with her second column When I was fresh out of graduate school, my expectation was that my clients were going to appreciate what I did to help them. That’s right. I wanted them to be grateful and appreciate what I did for them to promote their lives. Uh oh…T-R-O-U-B-L-E! The first sign that I might have expected too much came while I was working at a b...Readmore


How to Deal: When Your Empathy for Clients Is Overwhelming

How to Deal: When Your Empathy for Clients Is Overwhelming

Over the course of the next few weeks, we will be introducing some new columnists to the site. These columnists will be professional psychologists and social workers from across the industry who will be sharing some of their professional experiences with us. The hope is to shed some light into the day-to-day responsibilities of these professionals and maybe provide a little bit of professional advice from someone who has been...Readmore


Choosing Research as a Psychologist

Choosing Research as a Psychologist

As one of the most popular undergraduate majors in the United States, psychology prepares students to gain entrance in a range of rewarding and exciting careers. Every year, students will cultivate an interest in pursuing an advanced course of study that solely concentrates on the research aspect of psychology. Educators and experts stress the importance of students preparing early for the application process, thoroughly researching their options, and becoming more...Readmore


Becoming an Environmental Psychologist

Becoming an Environmental Psychologist

What is Environmental Psychology? Whether we know it or not, every day we are affected in some way by the environments we live, work and play in. For example, some environments may make us feel secure or productive, while others may make us feel cramped or nervous. An "environment" can refer to a number of different settings, large or small, natural or man-made. An environment can also be considered certain situations...Readmore