The Field of Psychology and Professions. Psychology

• Psychologists

- Have academic degrees

- Can do counseling and teaching

- Can research and may specialize in areas of psychology

• Different areas of specialization in psychology:

- Clinical, counseling, developmental, social, and personality as areas of work or study

• Psychiatrists

- Are medical doctors who provide diagnosis and therapy for persons with mental disorders.

- Psychiatric social workers have special training in the influences of the environment