I Want To Be A Psychologist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 327 People

    I have been through clinical depression,

    contemplated suicide many times and I once nearly committed it. I went through that alone I never told anyone, from that experience I decided no one should have to suffer like that. When I was depressed I wasn't even living I was just going day to day as empty and alone. I...
    shaunrain shaunrain
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2014

    Well I don't but I sure do love psychology,

    I've always been extremely self aware from a young age and interested in the why not the what. I never cared too much about "what happened" only why it happened. The mind of most psychologists works that way, hence why they are able to talk to and try to understand the most...
    MissLorii MissLorii
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 31, 2014

    Is what I'm working for.

    I need at least a 2.1 to be accepted on any postgraduate training so I am pretty exhausted and busy working my butt off at the moment. I hope it all pays off in the end.
    wanderlust002 wanderlust002
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2014

    I Love To Be A Psychologist

    bontalaka bontalaka
    13-15, F
    Nov 21, 2009

    Im Going to Do Better

     My mum is a psychologist and I am very interested in psychology but she has let her job interfere with her family life too much. Always analysing everything people say and trying to intervene when unnecessary and some of the things that her clients deal with is obviously...
    MissMadz MissMadz
    18-21, F
    9 Responses May 3, 2009

    But im afraid im not smart enough,

    so if anyone is a psychologist I would appreciate some advice.
    everythingyouwanted everythingyouwanted
    22-25, F
    Mar 13, 2014

    I Love Psychology

    I would love to study it someday. I really like reading about human nature, behavior, why people behave the way do, why some suffer from psychological diseases like schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder...and so much more. It all interests me. My friends tell me I'd...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 23, 2010

    I Love It

    i love learning about people's experiences and how stuff affects us psychologically.i love to listen to problems,just to lend an ear.also,to fix them somehow,if only at the mind-level;coz it all starts with the mind.i want people to be healed from traumatic situations in...
    papolina papolina
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 4, 2009

    I Do...

     That's why I'm going to Missouri State... To study to become a psychologist... I want to help people that are like me... It would be fantastic because I would understand them so much better... I mean if I can't do art then I always have this to back me up... But I think I...
    XLunaXLovegoodX XLunaXLovegoodX
    26-30, F
    Sep 3, 2008

    I've Finally Figured It Out...

    I grew up with a father who put me down any chance I had some sort of career path and I let it get too far, to the point where I felt I wasted 2 semesters at college trying to figure things out. Anytime I was home for the weekends with some sort of a direction, I was always put...
    PantomimeHeart30 PantomimeHeart30
    26-30, F
    Sep 18, 2012

    For awhile now I've wanted to become a

    psychologist, I want to help people. And possibly go into stuff like helping people with eating disorders, considering I've had one and I know what the struggle is, it would probably take quite a while but I'm sure I could do it. At first i wanted to get a masters degree in...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jan 22, 2015

    I'm a current 2nd year student in community

    college. I am studying Psychology. I'm a U.S. Navy veteran who was discharged for drug use. I am still currently using. I can't imagine myself being a psychologist, but I can't help but believe I'd be happiest being one. I love psychology and the minute details of the study of...
    hellaborderline hellaborderline
    22-25, M
    Feb 5, 2015

    I Am Very Passionate About This Now!

    I used to be depressed and have social anxiety but I've been seeing a therapist and now I'm cured! Now I want to help other shy people become strong and confident like me! :D  Plus, I have always read a lot about psychology since I was in the 9th grade and I've watched a lot...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jan 24, 2009

    My Biggest Dream

    i really want to be a psychologist, bcause i think it's fascinating.
    rachelness rachelness
    22-25, F
    Apr 25, 2010

    I want to be a psycologost

    and help people who need it and mayby cant affort one so i want to help these people with their problems but also people who can because it gives that nice feeling to me and a better life to someone else
    jackxd5 jackxd5
    16-17, M
    Aug 23, 2014

    It's My Passion

    Helping people figure out themselves and helping people help themselves is my passion. I know if I stay in school and become a psychologist I will have the career of my dreams.
    overandoutofmyhead overandoutofmyhead
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 9, 2008

    I Got My Course

    i am starting a degree in Psychology in september can not wait, my future lies here, its been my life ambition
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

    I Guess

    After all, I am going to be doing a degree in psychology this year. However, I'm worried that it won't keep me occupied for long. People are too boring. Okay, that's a bit harsh. What I mean is, I've always been one to be interested in many different things. My interests keep...
    ForestSong ForestSong
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2010

    Long-time Goal

    My father was an evangelical pastor, so I learned empathy at an early age.  Seeing my father as a model for my behavior, I began to grow into the ability to communicate on an emotional level with people fairly easily.  He was certainly the type that would give too much...
    2tired2sleep 2tired2sleep
    May 5, 2009

    I love to listen to people's problems.

    I love to help them figure out What's best and to encourage people. I hope I can do that for the rest of my life.
    livethatsong15 livethatsong15
    18-21, F
    Oct 27, 2014

    A Career?...no...a Way Of Life....

    I’ve had people come to me for advice since I was in elementary school…I don’t remember what age it really started happening…but it wasn’t just a simple friend problem…it was advice with ANYTHING…I just got used to being an unofficial counselor for my friends…I...
    yamihirugashi yamihirugashi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2011

    Are you interested in psychology

    but can't decide on which career would fit you the most? Here are some checklists to find out if you're better suited for one field over another. remember this isn't a foolproof checklist, just because you like law and order doesn't mean you should study forensic psychology...
    fallenindarkness fallenindarkness
    18-21, F
    Apr 5, 2015
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