Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2022

256 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197544716

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Pursuing a Career in Mental Health

A Comprehensive Guide for Aspiring Professionals

Ann F. Garland

  • Identifies the best educational path for people to succeed in careers in mental health
  • Includes testimonials from mental health professionals to build realistic expectations and highlight key decision points
  • Promotes a balanced respect for both the healing art and the science of mental health
  • Provides comprehensive information about the disciplines of counseling, marital/couples and family therapy, psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, and social work, along with an expansive array of job possibilities
  • Offers practical guidance about masters versus doctoral degrees, graduate admissions requirements, educational costs, and salary projections
  • Teaches how diversity and inclusion issues, as well as laws and ethics, impact mental health
  • Recommends multimedia resources to continue preparing for a career in mental health