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What is a psychologist?

A psychologist could help you, your friends, family or colleagues lead a happier, more meaningful life.

Psychologists provide their expertise by assessing and diagnosing a range of problems, developing strategies and treatments, and offering guidance and support.

Psychologists provide these services in a wide range of public and private settings, including health, mental health, disability, family services, community, schools, corporate and business, education, sport and the performing arts.

Many people at some point in their lives will have need for psychological advice or care. Here are just a few examples:

  • A child with behaviour problems
  • School students with learning difficulties
  • An adolescent with severe shyness
  • Parents needing advice and support
  • A young person dealing with sexuality issues
  • Military personnel coping with trauma
  • People suffering from the stresses of modern life
  • A new mother not coping
  • Couples and families with relationship challenges
  • Organisational leaders wanting the best out of their staff
  • A retrenched worker with depression
  • Individuals struggling with long-term mental illness
  • Court judges deciding what’s best for children of
    separated parents
  • A truck driver with alcohol problems
  • Elite athletes seeking peak performance
  • A young person contemplating suicide 
  • People dealing with major health problems
  • A retiree coping with loss
  • Individuals battling addictions
  • Victims of natural disasters
  • Elderly people living with dementia
  • Rural communities struggling with severe drought
  • Policy makers seeking advice on criminal behaviour