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What other areas could psychologists work besides therapy?

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Psychologists use critical thinking and scientific evidence to meet the goals of psychology. Knowing this, what other areas could psychologists work in besides therapy? What skills do psychologists possess to support those other areas? Consider searching the American Psychological Association's Web site at for a comprehensive list of sub-disciplines.

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1. Psychologists use critical thinking and scientific evidence to meet the goals of psychology. Knowing this, what other areas could psychologists work in besides therapy?

Most students majoring in psychology receive a strong background in liberal arts education, preparing them for a number of careers besides therapy. Since psychology deals with human behavior, psychologists can apply their knowledge and techniques to a wide range of disciplines, such as human services, management, education, law, clergy and sports (http://www.apa.org/ed/wanttobecome.html). They may work in such diverse areas as experimental, industrial and consulting. There are also other job possibilities for Psychology graduates ...

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This solution explores other areas where psychologists could work in besides therapy, as well as the skills that psychologists possess to support those other areas.

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