Becoming a health psychologist

Tracey A. Revenson, Patrice G. Saab, Peggy M. Zoccola, Lara Traeger

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Abstract

Becoming a Health Psychologist provides an overview of the different training paths students can take to prepare themselves for graduate school and careers in the field of health psychology. You’ll find tips on how to choose and apply for graduate programs as well as numerous practical examples such as emails to potential advisors and questions to ask during interviews. Throughout, the authors provide examples of different health psychology careers, along with references, resources, and first-hand experiences. It details what is involved in becoming a health psychologist, what a health psychology career entails, and how to reach that goal. The inclusion of tips from a diverse group of successful students, early career, and senior health psychologists makes this book an invaluable resource for anyone looking to start their career or for advisors who are counselling students about career choices. For many readers, this book may serve as “the mentor they never had”.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages210
ISBN (Electronic)9781351201261
ISBN (Print)9780815385509
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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    Revenson, T. A., Saab, P. G., Zoccola, P. M., & Traeger, L. (2019). Becoming a health psychologist. Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351201278