A psychologist knowing that adolescents tend to test first and trust second will likely initially spend time focusing on developing a relationship with scott next the psychologist will work with scott to find better ways to help him adjust to his new environment.

While some individuals find work with a master rsquo s degree most positions require a doctoral degree in clinical psychology some graduate programs accept applicants with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines but most encourage students to get a bachelor rsquo s degree in psychology before pursuing graduate study in clinical psychology.