what kind of psychologist should i be?

I love helping people. People say i am naturally good at it. I have narrowed it down to 3 options: 1.Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Worker 2.Marriage and Family Therapist 3.School Psychologist (I would really love to help teenagers too if there is a specific job) I still need a good college to attend, so far i cant find a suitable college. Please Help

Asked By: - 6/16/2011
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Well first off, not all those are types of psychologists. To be a mental health social worker you will need a MSW (masters in social work), and to be a marriage and family therapist you only really need either a MSW or a MS in Counseling. To be a licensed psychologist you will need a PhD in psychology... More
Answered By: black balloon. - 6/16/2011
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I would choose mental health. My therapist is also a LCSW, and she serves me well. She also serves children, teenagers, young adults (like myself), and older adults; her clients are very broad. Whatever you choose, you will still have to attend graduate school even after college. I would be more concerned about... More
Answered By: nothingholdingmeback - 6/16/2011
Choose the one that you find the most interesting and most suitable for yourself. It doesn't sound like you are in your undergrad yet so you have plenty of time to explore your options. In order to be any kind of psychologist you need a PhD. An important part of getting into grad school is choosing the school that... More
Answered By: Della - 6/16/2011
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