Psychology Practitioner Scholar Essay

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Your Vision as a Psychology Practitioner-Scholar
Introduction
One of my visions as a psychology practitioner scholar is becoming a clinical counselor. My purpose in psychology is to help people understand their life in a clear distinct way. I specifically want to target children and, help them grow and be more than they have the potential to be. I want to focus on the child development of children based on their environment. I want to be able understand children react the way they do in certain situations. Children have a way of not being able to express themselves fully so being able to help them understand their emotions.
Vision

My vision as a practitioner scholar in the field of psychology lies in clinical counseling. As a clinical counselor
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I observe people around me and try to as well understand their actions and why they react the way they do in certain situations. The more I realized that I like to help people with their problems, the more I realized that I was in the right field to help people understand their own life better. I don’t always have the answers but, I do what it takes to understand a situation more so that I am able to get the answers. I believe that my purpose is to help people understand their life a little better and speak great over their lives. I would mostly like to help children out so that I am able to help them understand their feelings. Children are usually more vulnerable than anyone else in the world. Becoming a practitioner scholar in this field means learning about different mental illness so that I am better prepared when I encounter different patients. I took and abnormal psychology class where we briefly went over each mental disorder but I would like to be able to go more in depth. During my time in this class we did several case studies, where I learned to diagnose different clients and give possible treatments. I would like to go beyond this method and learn more as I get more into clinical psychology. Also I would like to indulge more in…show more content…
One of the benefits is able to handle any situation with patients that you encounter. Another benefit of being a practitioner scholar is that you are knowledgeable in the field. I currently work in a call center environment and it’s important to be knowledgeable, people want to know that you are able to provide accurate information and sound confident in doing so. Being a practitioner scholar in this field of psychology is the same. In order to guide people in the right direction in a counseling section, you want to know what you are speaking about and sound confident when you are speaking about it. I am committed to achieving this goal because I once doubted that I would ever get to this point in my life. I struggled to always push myself in my undergraduate studies, but now at this point as I am older I am now able to stay committed and get things done. I am excited that I am getting closer to being a clinical counselor. I have always enjoyed listening and helping others out and, being a practitioner scholar in the field of psychology is something I know I will enjoy

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