Who We Are
We, at PsychologyDegree.net, aim to create the most complete, honest and constructive resource for students interested in studying psychology at any degree level. From the facts, figures and statistics regarding psychology education to personal anecdotes, experiences and advice regarding working as a psychology professional, we provide you with everything you need in order to decide if studying psychology is right for you.
The central component of our site is a comprehensive and forthright discussion on psychology professions and the prerequisite education required. Our resident expert, Samantha Wheeler, methodically and comprehensively answers any questions you may have regarding the study of psychology or psychology jobs, through this dialogue. To help ensure that you know what to expect if you decide to pursue a degree in psychology, Samantha Wheeler purposefully discusses important issues that you should be aware of. A Question & Answers database is maintained by Samantha Wheeler in order to enhance the conversation on psychology.
We also have an exclusive aptitude test that you can take to find out if you are suited for a career in psychology. Our quiz is particularly formulated to help you evaluate your strengths and weakness as they relate to a psychology education and the attributes necessary for a successful psychology career.
We also feature over 5 original interviews on our site. These interviews are with psychology students, psychology professors and psychology professionals. Through these interviews, our goal is to provide you with an insider’s look at both psychology education and psychology jobs. The information you will glean from these interviews is invaluable. We even have a special video interview with Kimberly O’brien, a counselor, who shares with you experiences and valuable advice based on her personal educational and career journey.
Dr. Samatha Wheeler earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University in 2010. For the last 2 years, she has worked as a post-doctoral resident in counseling psychology and a licensed clinical social worker. She uses interpersonal and cognitive-behavioral therapy to treat children, adolescents and adults suffering from a wide range of conditions, indlucing depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, chronic pain/health conditions, effects of trauma/abuse, and PTSD.