Social Sciences

Interested in a Career In Psychology?

Do you want to help improve the lives of others? Consider a career in psychology. West Hills College Lemoore and West Hills College Coalinga offer the programs you need to kickstart your career in this rewarding field.

What do Psychologists do?

A psychologist must have good communications skills and know how to calm down patients in emergency situations. A psychologist meets with clients of all ages and helps them identify current or future problems in their lives and tries to help them with these problems. Ways that a psychologist identifies life problems is with interviews, tests, and observations. Once the problem is found, the psychologist works with their client to find the best program to help with their issue and helps them implement it into their life. Through regular sessions, the psychologist is able to monitor if the program is working and can adjust it if it is not.

West Hills College’s degree programs will provide the first step towards your future career as a psychologist. At West Hills College, you will gain the knowledge necessary to transfer to a four-year university and later become the psychologist you have always dreamed of becoming!

What would I make as a Psychologist?

The average annual wage of a Californian psychologist in 2016 was $106,897. This amount can change depending on if you’re working with an agency, on a school campus, or if you’ll be an independent psychologist. The amount can also change depending on how large the area that you’re working in is.

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West Hills Programs Offered Leading to this Career:

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West Hills College Lemoore

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