Find out what it takes to be a psychologist with character... Psychologists can specialize in a variety of areas, including: •Experimental psychology; •Physiological psychology; •Development psychology; •Social psychology; •Clinical psychology; •School psychology; •Industrial psychology; and •Counseling psychology. Although professionals in this field need strong educational backgrounds, they also need: The diligence to follow through on long-term treatments or research... Respect and compassion for other human beings who are in emotional pain... And a sense of justice that enables them to treat each patient or client fairly. Few other professionals relate so closely with other human beings. If you pursue a career in psychology, you will have opportunities to help individuals become emotionally healthier and happier. Psychologists have the power to teach society better ways to live. Read Psychologist and find out how.