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Psychologists

Help your patients enhance and maintain their wellbeing, from psychological health to intellectual, emotional and interpersonal functioning. Apply your listening and analytical skills to improve your patients’ lives and increase their self-knowledge.

 
Average salary44$ / hour
 

Description

Psychologists assess and diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders, counsel clients, provide therapy, conduct research and apply theory relating to behaviour and mental processes. Psychologists help clients work toward the maintenance and enhancement of psychological, physical, intellectual, emotional, social and interpersonal functioning. Psychologists work in private practice or in clinics, correctional facilities, hospitals, mental health facilities, rehabilitation centres, community service organizations, businesses, schools and universities, and in government and private research agencies.

Profile(s)

  • Artistic
  • Investigative
  • Social

Each profession is associated with a combination of three initial letters corresponding to one of the six RIASEC profiles. Profile combinations are determined based on skills, fields of interest and certain personality traits.

Main tasks

  • Examine and assess behaviour, diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders, counsel clients and provide therapy
  • Help clients manage physical illness and disorders
  • Counsel individuals and groups to achieve more effective personal, social and vocational development and adjustment, and offer mediation services
  • Use standard psychological tests for assessment
  • Plan intervention programs and conduct program evaluation
  • Apply psychological theory and principles regarding behaviour and mental processes such as learning, language development, memory and perception to develop treatment programs
  • Formulate hypotheses and experimental designs, review literature, conduct studies and publish research papers, educational texts and articles
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Provide consultation services to government and other organizations.
* Psychologists may specialize in applied psychology or experimental research. Sub-specialties include behavioural psychology, child psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, industrial psychology, neuropsychology, social psychology or sports psychology.  

Training

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Psychology

To register for Psychology:

More information

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Avenir en santé

behaviourist, biopsychologist, child psychologist, clinical psychologist, cognitive psychologist, forensic psychologist, human development psychologist, industrial psychologist, intern psychologist, neuropsychologist, research psychologist, school psychologist, social psychologist, sports psychologist, vocational psychologist.

This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Île-de-Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Côte-Nord et Nord-du-Québec
  • Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • Grande région de Montréal

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