One thing they do share is the prefix of psych. In Ancient Greek, psyche (ψυχη) meant the soul or spirit. Another source, Free Dictionary, states the origin from Greek psūkho-, soul, life, which came from psūkhē. In English, the prefix psycho- or psych-refers to mind, mental. Definitions Psychotherapy: The treatment of mental illness or related issues . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Clinical psychology is a compilation of theory and clinical knowledge for the improvement of behavioral and emotional problems. Their research into gerontology, sports, and the criminal mind has improved the assessment and treatment of mental disorders. Approximately, 50% of clinical psychologists in the U.S. have a doctoral degree. Forensic psychology involves an understanding of . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Counseling is a broad term that includes marriage and family, addiction, substance abuse, mental health, career, school, grief, trauma, rehabilitation, and more. Counseling is a type of therapy where individuals share their problems with a trained professional in hopes of finding a reasonable solution for a difficult problem. Being a therapist or counselor . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There are work opportunities in several areas of the private and governmental sectors. As expected, the more advanced your degree is, the more potential to seek employment in different fields of psychology. However, most of the qualifications call for at least a master's degree. And optimally, a Ph.D. in Psychology, or Psy.D.s (Doctor . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Music as therapy goes back thousands of years when ancient philosophers thought that music could serve a therapeutic purpose. Plato considered music to be “the medicine of the soul.” Music had the "power to penetrate into the very depths of the soul.” Aristotle believed that music had cathartic effects and could provide relief . . .