Can I become a counselor with just a bachelor's in psychology?
How do I go about this?
Asked By: Marlena - 12/8/2010
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You can get many jobs in which you can work with people with problems- child welfare caseworker, mental health tech, therapeutic staff support for children and adolescents, drug and alcohol agencies, residential treatment centers or juvenile detention centers, staff at a domestic violence shelter, etc. Many of the... More
Answered By: Connie - 12/9/2010
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No. You need at least a master's degree but most have a PhD.
Answered By: Danielle - 12/8/2010
I dont think so. Possibly a master in counselling would enable you to become a counsellor, or if you want to be a psychologist you need to do a doctorate within another 2 years supervised training :)
Answered By: Marnie H - 12/8/2010
Maybe for a church camp, no you need an 8-10 year degree to get paid well.
Answered By: Betadox - 12/8/2010
Of course there are counseling jobs with a degree in psychology. Schools have counselors. Mental Health organizations have counselors. Prisons and juvenile detentions have counselors. Working in the field of developmental disabilities. Drug & Alcohol counselors. All require a 4 year degree. Now if you want to... More
Answered By: Ally - 12/8/2010
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