Psychology : Psychology And Psychology Essay

3140 Words Apr 28th, 2015 13 Pages
In the world today, many people are referred to see psychologists and psychiatrists. The similarity of a psychologists and a psychiatrist is that they both conduct psychotherapy and research but the difference between psychologists and psychiatrists is that a psychologist has a doctorate in psychology and a psychiatrist has a degree in medicine. The area that will be focused on is psychology. There are many different areas of psychology, such as Family Psychology, Sports Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Personality Psychology, Clinical Psychology and there are many more. The area of Psychology that interest me is Counseling Psychology. Though Counseling Psychology is a rather broad area, the subject that will be focused on in this paper is Child Development. Counseling Psychology and Child Development both deal with emotions, values and health-related values of people. The only difference is that Child Development mostly works with children and teenagers. What is Counseling Psychology? "Counseling Psychology is a specialty within professional psychology that maintains a focus on facilitating personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span. The specialty pays particular attention to emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns." (The Society of Counseling Psychology, 2015) Counseling Psychology is a type of psychology that is applied and it is used to help people regain the control of the way they feel…

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