Where Will a Career in Psychology Take You?

Psychology Careers

Explore careers in psychology. Search through our database of every psychology career you can possibly imagine. Find out exactly which career field best suits you in psychology.


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Careers in Psychology

What is Psychology? - Psychology involves studying the human mind and its influence on behavior, including motivating factors like thoughts, feelings and states of consciousness. From the neurology of the brain itself to the social and environmental factors that influence how people think, feel and behave, psychology seeks to understand the human psyche and help people who suffer from mental and emotional distress and illness of every kind.

  • An Unforgettable Memory: How Your Memory Works and Ways You Can Make It Work Better
    When we look at a photograph, what do we see? People? A place? Perhaps our most recent selfie? Regardless of the photo, we like to think that we’re gazing upon a memory. In reality, our focus is only on a singular moment in time. The real memory is inside our...
  • Everything You Need To Know About Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    Narcissism is a word we usually throw around for people who take one too many selfies or double take when they walk by a mirror or a reflective building. But narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a serious psychological disorder that involves patterns of self-centered thinking--but not quite in the way...
  • How To Help Those Considering Suicide
    We are facing a suicide epidemic in the United States, and throughout the world. Suicide rates are up by 30 percent across the nation since 1999, according to a recent report by federal health officials. That increase comes even as the CDC notes that only about half the people who...
  • What Is Psychotherapy and How Exactly Does It Help?
    Most people have heard the term “psychotherapy”, but don’t have an accurate concept of what it really is. Their ideas about it are formed by television shows instead of facts. So what exactly is psychotherapy? Psychotherapy aims to enable patients, or clients, to recognize both positive and negative feelings, and...
  • Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset: Your Success Hinges On It
    Has anyone ever told you to open your mind? Or that you’re too closed-minded about something and should learn open up a bit? Most people have. And the truth is that mindset about particular issues and life in general can tends to calcify and stagnate as we get older. Your...

Meet The Experts

  • Neeru Bakshi, MD


    Dr. Neeru Bakshi is an expert in the field of adult, as well as adolescent psychiatry and is currently the...
  • Dr. Thomas Boyce

    Industrial Organizational Psychologist

    Dr. Thomas Boyce is President and Senior Consultant at the Center for Behavioral Safety, LLC., in San Carlos,...
  • Dawnn Karen, MA

    Fashion Psychologist

    Dawnn Karen, MA, recently made history in two ways. She is the youngest professor to ever educate at the prestigious...
  • Dr. Joanne Broder Sumerson

    Media Psychologist

    When speaking about the influence of technology and media on society, we tend to look at the positive effects and...
  • Dr. Zane Zheng


    Zane Zheng, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychology; Faculty Fellow at Fuss Center for Research on Aging, Lasell College. His...

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