Psychiatry & Psychology--General/interview help?

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"Hello, I am currently a student in a science of psychology program at the University of Phoenix. I have been given the task of finding at least one clinical psychologist and/or counslor to interview. I am in desperate need of finding one more to interview.If you could help...I would really appreciate it...Thank you for your time:



      In what setting do you practice? How long have you been practicing?

      What are your specialties or areas of clinical focus?

      What are the most common disorders you treat?

      Do you have any special certifications or training beyond your original graduate coursework?

      How do you approach therapy or treatment? Do you use specific modalities, techniques, or interventions?

      What ethical and legal issues do you think are the most challenging or common?

      Do you have an opinion on where you think the field of psychology is heading?

      What do you enjoy most about your work?

      What advice would you provide an aspiring psychologist or therapist?"

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      In what setting do you practice? How long have you been practicing?
private practice 30+ years

      What are your specialties or areas of clinical focus?
individual, couple, family, internet counseling, counselor education (www.collegemhc.com)

      What are the most common disorders you treat?
depression, marital issues

      Do you have any special certifications or training beyond your original graduate coursework?
no

      How do you approach therapy or treatment? Do you use specific modalities, techniques, or interventions?
integrated models as outlined in my book: Effective Counseling Skills on amazon

      What ethical and legal issues do you think are the most challenging or common?
sexual involvement, touching a client

      Do you have an opinion on where you think the field of psychology is heading?
internet-based

      What do you enjoy most about your work?
helping, working with people to get the help they need, freedom of schedule

      What advice would you provide an aspiring psychologist or therapist?"
get practical training and experience..... your clients will teach you more than academic coursework

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