im so glad I can talk to a psychologist.. im only 14 but one day i thought id like to be a psychologist, but i dont really know anything about it. im understanding though and i want to help people. could you just tell me about the work you have to do, the money, the people you have to work with, the good and the bad of your job. thanks so much
[ Answer this question ] Want to answer more questions in the Work & School category? Maybe give some free advice about: School? OneMan answered Sunday April 10 2005, 2:25 pm: Well, the work I do is simple. I deal with people with all forms of mental illnesses, commonly referred to as axis. I assess them, determine the root of their illness and if possible, try my best to help them cope with it as best as possible and lead a relatively "normal" life without the hinderances of their illness. The money is good, I won't tell you how much I make, but it varies from person to person. The bad is personal. What may be bad for me may not be true for you. I particularly hate to see people feeling helpless over something that can be helped and just "giving up. I also hate to see anything that afflicts the children. This weighs particularly heavy on me. But the good outweighs that when you see the relief on a persons face and knowing that you helped put it there. I think you'll be a good addition if you truly care about people and if there's anything I can do to help, let me know. [ OneMan's advice column | Ask OneMan A Question ]
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