What does a Staff Psychologist do?
Psychologists are responsible for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating people for mental, emotional, behavioral, educational, and developmental disorders. There are a wide variety of types of psychologists, including clinical psychologists, counseling psychologists, school psychologists, developmental psychologists, and more. Day-to-day tasks vary for each type of psychologist.
Clinical, counseling, and research psychologists generally need a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited program. Additionally, they need a license in their state of practice. While licensure requirements vary by state, most require a doctoral degree in psychology, completion of an internship, a minimum number of years of supervised experience, and passing of an exam. The best psychologists have excellent interpersonal skills and are very trustworthy.
Staff Psychologist Career Path
Learn how to become a Staff Psychologist, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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“There is no greater place to advance your assessment skills and perfect your own boundary issues”
“I appreciate being able to document my notes electronically and have a flexible work schedule.”
“I had two line mangers throughout my time at people wise who were both fantastic and were very invested in my career progression.”
“Good training rotations and supervision.”
“I have felt incredibly well supported by my Centre Manager and have learnt so much from them.”
“It was my first internship and I couldn't have asked for a better one.”
“Salary is fine but not great”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a staff psychologist
When working as a staff psychologist, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Degree IN Psychology, English Language, Onboarding, Collaboration and Conducting.
- School Psychologist
- Professor of of Psychology