Nov 30, 2019 - 04:57 PM
A sports psychologist focuses on athletics and sports, helping improve mental and physical health for those who want to improve their athletic performance. An industrial-organizational psychologist aims to improve workplace productivity by helping to select the right job candidates for employment and train and assess other workers. School psychologists are in great demand, with educators seeking those who can help children deal with social, academic and emotional problems.
A forensic psychologist often uses psychology skills in connection with the law and crime investigations – many cases are centered around child custody cases. An engineering psychologist may work as part of a team to help redesign a product and make it more efficient for consumers, relying on his or her knowledge of the human brain and behaviors to help make improvements. A vocational counselor helps people make career changes by assessing the best fits for their skills, education, personalities, and interests.