Patel Preet Gautambhai

How can one progress in career in 5 years by becoming a full time Psychiatrist?

career progression with time for a Psychiatrist

by Patel Preet Gautambhai
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: How can one progress in career in 5 years by becoming a full time Psychiatrist?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Psychiatry involves dealing with mental health issues. Mainly involved with nuerotic and psychotic disorders.

As a psychiotrists you would mainly be involved in medication and counseling, whereby genrally a Psychioaitris since comong from the medical background, is mainly into drug administering and not counseling.


To be a full time psychiatrists, you need to do your 12th ( 10+2) in science stream. Post that appear for various entrance exams for medical like AAIPMT, AIMS, CET and so on. MBBS which is a 5 1/2 years course, which includes internships too. Post MBBS, you need to pursue MD or masters in Psychiatry, which is a 2 years course, for which again you have to clear entrance exams.

As a Psychiatrists, you can begin work independently, or you could gain experience by working in a Hospital. Mainly a Psychiatrists opts to work as a consultant with various hospitals after few years of experience and have their own clinics too.

Initially it would be good if you could gain experience working in a hospital. Post that you could work as a consultant and begin your own clinic too.
To be successful as a Psychiatrists, definitely, the easy route is medications. But apart from it, if you are well versed with remedial, i.e. counseling therapies, it would be an added advantage. Or you could hire a counselor or collaborate with one counselor in your nearby area.
Apart from this it would be good, if you could get other certifications done like NLP, Hypnotherapy, Aura therapy, so on and so forth.

Though these are a back up, since your main mode of treatment if through medications. But apart from the routine, you could try other means too, since connecting with the client is also important especially when dealing with milder issues at hand.

All the very best..............

In order to post replies to the question: "How can one progress in career in 5 years by becoming a full time Psychiatrist?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

I want to become a professor of Electronics Instrumentation & Control Engineering. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

Hello, To become a lecturer one must have to complete his/her master's degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks. The number of candidates to becom .. read more

I want to become lecturer after bsc nursing...Plz help me....My parents are forcing for neet..... Call me plz

If you want to become a lecturer then you must pursue your dream. There is CSIR NET Exam for science stream aspirants that can help you to become a le .. read more

Give me the address and contact details of EIILM University, Sikkim, I want to visit the institute?

verification@eiilmuniversitysikkim.com 7091728440 .. read more

How may I do lectureship in Hindi? I've done M.A in Hindi

Hello, Postgraduation is the minimum eligibility criteria to become a lecturer in India. As you have pursued M.A. in Hindi, the first step to become a .. read more
Most Popular

Is it very difficult to study psychology for a student who is just average?

No. It's a easy subject if your purpose is to cram and learn absolutely nothing, but understanding psychology is very difficult . The theories and sta .. read more

I want to become a professor of Physics. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

Hello, To become a Professor you have to follow the procedure as given below -  The minimum eligibility criteria to become a Professor is that yo .. read more

I want to become a professor of Electronics Instrumentation & Control Engineering. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

Hello, To become a lecturer one must have to complete his/her master's degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks. The number of candidates to becom .. read more

I want to become a professor of Geology. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

Hello, To become a Professor in Geology subject, you have to purse graduation and then postgraduation in Geology. After completing the postgraduation, .. read more
Caching Date: 12/8/2019 4:22:13 PM