Rajiv Kushwaha

I want to pursue my career in psychology...bt not sure which sub field to take?

I want to pusrsue mt career in psychology...so i want to know all d details possible....n which one is better a psychologist or a counsellor as a future option...

by Rajiv Kushwaha
2 answers
| Share :

2 answers

RE: I want to pursue my career in psychology...bt not sure which sub field to take?

Adhunika Naithani
Adhunika Naithani
Verified Career Expert
School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA
  • Noida

Hello Swati,

Psychology is a very vast field and there are various sub fields also. The basic ones are Clinical Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Child Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Research Methodology etc....



Each one has their own area of work like the Clinical Psychologist works in a hospital setting, Organizational Behaviorist works in organizations in HR departments Counseling Psychologist works as a counselor, Rehabilitation Psychologist works in Rehabilitation Center, Child Psychologists work in schools or child care centers etc..... it is your choice as to what type of work setting you want to work in and decide accordingly.

Best Wishes!

RE: I want to pursue my career in psychology...bt not sure which sub field to take?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Aspirant,

Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com!

Psychology is a broad subject and you need to choose specialization within. I am sharing different branches of psychology that you can pursue. Psychology is divided primarily into two branches: Applied and Pure Psychology. There are many branches of psychology; however, I am sharing few branches which are taught in india.

Applied Psychology Branch:
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Industrial Psychology
Child Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Cross-cultural Psychology

Pure Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Biopsychology
Experimental Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Educational Psychology'
Social Psychology
Indian Psychology

In India following branches are well-known:
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Industrial Psychology
Educational/School Psychology

Read details about each branch from google search. List your skills and interest to pursue specific specialization. Match your skills with the specialization and choose the specialization where you have right aptitude, interest and passion.

Hope this is helpful. If you have more queries, feel free to write back.

Best Wishes for your bright career,
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

In order to post replies to the question: "I want to pursue my career in psychology...bt not sure which sub field to take?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

sir i worked two years in electrical field as a engineer after that i had taken a break of 2 two years because of some reason but now i am so depressed and now nothing came into mind about startup.plese guide mw

Hi, You can restart your career by start preparing for CSIR NET Physical Science Exam. You can make your career in the Research Field & Lectureshi .. read more

Are engineering students allowed in IIT JAM exam?

Yes, you are eligible for participating in IIT JAM  2018 Examination if you completed your graduation. IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) i .. read more

i want to move from business development executive to manual testing

Please ensure you have necessary qualification and experience of the same. I would suggest you go for :  It would help you before making any move .. read more

is there any option available if i am not completed my B.E. degree due to some reason but currently i am working as a admin so i want to ask you where i will grow sir?

Hi, Please complete your graduation with BBA if possible. Because after BBA, you can do MBA and MBA makes you sort of a life ready where you can deal .. read more
Most Popular

Which are the best colleges for interior designing in India?

In India, there are so many colleges for Architecture and Interior Design. Here I am  listing some top colleges,• National Institute of Desi .. read more

If I do post graduation (M.Sc./M.S.) in Physics, what kind of jobs can I get both in India and abroad?

Hi, After doing Post-Graduation you are eligible to appear in various entrance exams. If you are interested in research and teaching field you can sta .. read more

How much marks i need in neet 2017 to get bhms

266 marks Catagory - SC Rajasthan    .. read more

Courses to get bank job after 12th?

ha mai banking me jana chahta hun    .. read more
Caching Date: 8/24/2017 5:03:07 AM