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Psychologist

Specialise in human behaviour, and various forms of non-medical interventions and therapies.

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Psychologist is between $85k and $95k
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Bachelor of Psychology

Develop knowledge of human behaviour and experience to prepare for a career in psychology with this degree.

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Bachelor of Psychological Science

This qualification will develop your knowledge of human behaviour and may be used as a starting point for a career as a Psychologist.

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Graduate Diploma in Psychology

If you already have an undergraduate degree, then this qualification provides foundational knowledge or can start your career journey in psychology.

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Latest reviews from 61 Psychologists surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
I no longer recommend Psychology as a profession
Reviewer's Qualification
Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
I'm self-employed
Specialisation
counselling
The good things
People let you into their private life and share the most sensitive information with you. You get to work with a wide range of people and share in their progress and positive change. I surprisingly la...
The challenges
You have to learn how to set boundaries, be assertive and value your expertise and time, when working as a sole trader. I only work 1.5 days/week and late cancellations have a direct impact on my abil...
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May 2021
Private Practice Psychology - Benefits versus risk balance
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Social Science
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Counselling
The good things
As a private practitioner I have a varied and challenging role. I love working with organisations and developing relationships with client organisation, client groups and individual clients, seeing t...
The challenges
As largely sub contractor roles, you are at the mercy of larger, corporate organisations who may benefit from you doing the work but can be sacked/not allocated work at any time.
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