Why Study Psychology
Our worlds have become a little smaller due to the COVID-19 pandemic leading to significant disparities prevailing across our communities.
On the other hand, there are many vulnerable families who are struggling due to economic and health hardships due lengthy periods of isolation. The loss of resources, and support continues to be compounded at a high cost for our most vulnerable in our society.
It is very interesting to see that some of these disparities are discussed and shared among the aspiring international students and their families. As a result of this pandemic, both students and their families may be contending with lost wages, uncertainty about the future. They are experiencing increased levels of anxiety.
While many international students who are already overseas are receiving excellent supervision and support to process these changes. There are some that are navigating this process in their home country. At this time students and their families get support and therapeutic support to deal with the situation.
Both students and their families are have to adjust to the challenging landscape and process its trauma. Also simultaneously develop new coping strategies. As in these circumstances where there is no certainty at the present. Let us not forget the glaring disparities and let’s do what we can to help while also taking care of ourselves. We could do to support our community and the new evolving era is to develop our skills and knowledge in the field of Psychology.
One of the main reason of why study psychology is concentrating on the complexities of human conduct and the components that add to the personality of an individual. Psychology students find out about how mental and behavioural elements impact on the thinking and response of the humans in a society especially in such challenging and unprecedented times.
If studying in Australian institutes, It is important that the course is authorized by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC).
As this will help you to succeed. Specially in some of the most fascinating and demanding job roles such as:-
- Counselling psychologists,
- Clinical psychologists
- Clinical neuropsychologists,
- Community psychologists
- Educational and developmental psychologists
- Sports psychologists
- Academic psychologists
- Child psychologists etc.
On this very interesting note, let us all applaud, and support the resilience, and perseverance of our future overseas students
International Students who will do all the needful to support mankind overcome not just this but any future unprecedented times.