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How important are communication skills if I want to work as a Psychologist?

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RE: How important are communication skills if I want to work as a Psychologist?

Deepak Rana
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The communication skills are utmost important for the work of a psychologist. In fact one cannot become a psychologist without possessing the right communication skills. Below points will help you understand it in a better way:


1. The psychologists need to communicate and interact with the client. This is the first step while working in a case. They need to listen to the other person and extract the information that would be required throughout the case. Then they need to put up the right questions so that they can get more relevant information. Throughout these interactions the role of communication skills is extremely important. It's because of them only, they can maintain the connect with the client which is an important thread in their work. Thus they need to have excellence in communication skills.

2. While working with different agencies, again the psychologists need to communicate with different people. Whether they are working with a investigation agency or they are in the health sector or only educating the students. In all these cases the most important thing is to communicate the thoughts and ideas well. Remember that communication is not a one way process but a two way process and therefore they are required to listen also as much as they speak. Then only they can be effective in solving the case or providing the cure or educating a student and helping the society.

3. The psychologists need to stay in touch with a number of people. These people include their clients, prospective clients, people who could fetch work for them and many agencies also. Therefore they need to send out the regular communication letters or emails to them or in some cases arrange meetings with them. In all of these cases the psychologists are required to have really good communication skills so that they can mark their impression and create a nice impact. Remember that you do not get a second chance to create a first impression and the communication skills help you in great way to create that first impression.

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