Volunteering in Psychology

Volunteers in medicine

Volunteering in Psychology

Psychology is a fascinating field which provides you with the opportunity to reach out and help people who need mental support. By taking part in a volunteering project abroad, you will get the chance to be involved in work-based learning which may help you when you apply for a post within the psychology field. You will be exposed to different situations, some involving kids, others men and women or people suffering with medical problems that are impacting them mentally. It is a field that requires you to be skilled in working with people and you can get more from it if you have a university degree or some kind of education in the subject.

Workshops may include a mentoring role where you talk to patients seeking to explain, and provide a clinical and scientific basis for analyzing and assessing their current status, past experiences and future interactions. You may also help people to regain social skills, help students who have study related disabilities or work with people who have suffered mental traumas. The possibilities are endless and working within a professional environment will give you the skill-set to help youth and society as a whole by implementing the skills you have learned.