Clinical Psychology

Why I Chose Clinical Psychology as a Profession

Clinical psychology was not an immediately clear academic or career path for me, not that it was unappealing in any regard but simply that it took some time to come to my attention as an area of focus that was particularly interesting. Studying psychology as an undergraduate definitely piqued my curiosity and engaged a passion for application and interpersonal engagement with what I had learned and had started to experience, yet it still took several years following my undergraduate studies for me to develop a true understanding of what clinical psychology involved as both an academic and a practical/professional discipline. Several more years of semi-professional inquiry found me increasingly drawn to clinical psychology largely because I enjoyed the challenges presented in terms of interpersonal skills and especially in terms of the mental puzzles one was routinely confronted with in anything...
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