Becoming A Child Adolescent Psychologist Essay

1272 Words Sep 28th, 2015 6 Pages
As I was growing up just like any other ordinary kid, my family would ask me, “What do you think you want to be when you grow up?” Of course, like any other little girl, I had the ideas of being a princess, a doctor, a veterinarian, even a fire fighter at one time, but now that I’m a junior in high school I realize that I won’t be a kid forever. As adulthood approaches me, I find myself unprepared but with a plan. My plan is to become a Child Adolescent Psychologist. I have been told numerous times that I’m efficient with children and a great listener. In my opinion, I think this type of job not only helps children, I think it betters the psychologists themselves. I would like to explore and pursue this career in my future because, I like helping people and working with children, also because I come from a small town where there are no, quote on quote, “different” people, and lastly because I want to make a change in someone else’s life.
Helping people is something I have always wanted to do with my future. Any of my past career choices have been in the medical field and include helping others. (Besides wanting to be a princess when I was younger). I have considered physical therapy, chiropractic, and occupational therapy. As I grow as a person, I learn my strengths and weaknesses and realize that I still have plenty of time to choose the right path for me to take as an individual. Child Adolescent Psychology, however, has caught my attention and currently interests me. If…

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