Question about counseling jobs?
I'm planning on getting my B.A in psychology and then a masters in counseling. I am interested in working in a hospital setting. Are there any counseling jobs in hospitals? If so, could I do that with just a B.A, or what degree would be needed?
Asked By: Hayley - 2/27/2011
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You can't counsel legally with a BA in any subject. Ironically, you can't counsel legally with a masters in psychology either. You can get an MFT (Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy) or you can get an MSW (Masters in Social Work) or a Phd. or a Psyd. in Psychology (which will make you a psychologist... More
Answered By: Kate - 2/27/2011
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It's amazing how little has been done to debunk the myth that professional counselors major in psychology. Most are social workers. The BA psych to MA counseling track is possible but if you can't afford to or don't have the grades to get into the MA program after undergrad, you'll have wasted four years of your life... More
Answered By: Walama - 2/28/2011
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