Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Psychology Coalition
|925||Total Universe / Universe Rate||$400.00/F|
|Telephone Numbers||+ $50.00/M|
Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Psychology Coalition targets mental health professionals at their practice address who specialize in understanding and treating patients that are mentally underdeveloped and the impact the disabilities has on the client, family, and society. These professionals talk to clients to help them improve their well-being, alleviate distress, resolve crises, and increase their ability to live more highly functioning lives. Psychologists work in a variety of environments. Some counselors work in live-in or residential facilities. Others work with patients on an out-patient basis, and conduct meetings in churches, community outreach centers, doctor's offices, schools, at-risk communities, hospitals, or other related locations.
Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Psychologists perform a series of interviews and use that information to provide constructive advice to improve the patient's health. Some incorporate spirituality into therapeutic treatments. The goal is to address underlying psychological needs from a variety of perspectives. Psychologists may provide one-on-one or group therapy to addicts. A psychologist may encourage addicts to share their stories with others in order to learn through self-reflection. Mental Health professionals help addicts get to the root of their addictions to help them to learn behavioral management skills so that they are better able to cope with addiction.
Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities Psychologists help patients set up a plan on how to live sufficiently with their disabilities. Psychologists support their patients by helping them grow mentally as much as possible, be there to encourage them on, and to help them cope with their struggles in life. They recommend specific type of services which may include specialized therapy sessions, physical therapy, and classes such as developmental therapy. They work closely with their patients as well as the care givers in their life, friends, and family.
Psychologists may be employed by the government, various school systems, private companies, and clinics, including community clinics and private clinics. Some work as sole practitioners others in group practices. They work with children, adolescents and adults in short or long-term therapy based on client’s needs.
Psychologists must express a high degree of empathy for others. They are trained to see the signs of addiction, and to cope with patients who are struggling to overcome various mental health issues. Some psychology professionals must also be trained to handle medical emergencies associated with withdrawal and overdose.
To practice as a Psychologist, they have to have one of these degrees: PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), PsyD (Doctor of Psychology), or EdD (Doctor of Education). A psychologist treats patients by talking with them but does not prescribe medication. These medical professionals may be required to attend continuing education classes to maintain their certification, depending on where they practice. Many also belong to professional organizations to maintain professional credentials.
Psychologists are well educated and have the discretionary income to travel, purchase products and services online or offline, hire construction and lawn maintenance professionals to care for their home, use credit cards, purchase professional clothing, and manage their personal financial portfolio and enjoying investing.
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|Level of Education||$20.00/M|
|Number of Employees||$10.00/M|