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Readers Respond: Why Do You Want to Major In Psychology?

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For my cousin

My cousin has autism and I want to help him and people like himself. I think to treat autism, one needs to learn psychology because mental health should be treated with mental means.
—Guest Daffy

Life Lessons and Caring for the Future

I chose to major in psychology and human services because I have a history of substance abuse and marital abuse. I lived through both and after 26 months of my sobriety, I have decided I do not want to let what I went through be pointless. I am now in college to learn the behavior of the human brain and just what makes us do the things we do. I want everything I have been through to help others,
—Guest donna charles

I'm interested in the untapped power.

I'm extremely fascinated with the consciousness of the mind, what it is used for and how we can benefit from it once we learn more from it.
—Guest Jack

Psychology

I am a problem solver. I always want to help others. I would like to understand human behavior better, to be able to reach out to those in need.
—Guest Jackie Richardson

not my dream, but I admired it!!!

I need a major in psychology.. I have face a lot in my life, many adversities. But I keep hoping it will be fine someday, I have seen myself as a winner never to give up on anything and through all this I have learned my stay..... That why I choose psychology as a career to help others who have been through a lot during their childhood never to give-up their chances of living well!!!
—Guest tunde

not my dream, but I admired it!!!

I need a major in psychology.. I hv face alot in my life, many adversities. But I keep hoping it will be fine someday, I hv seen myself as a winner never to give up on anything and through all this I hv learn my stay..... That why I choose psychology as a career to help others who hv been through alot during their childhood never to give-up their chances of living well!!!
—Guest tunde

Overcome obstacles and help others

I see myself good at helping others once I understand myself or how my psychic works. Over the years, it was hard for me to accept certain realities about who I was. That was stressful and overwhelming. Because of this I want to learn how to get into the human brain to help myself understand the world better and finally move this to others. It deeply helps me improve and get over so many obstacles.
—Guest Shahira

I HAVE A HEART TO HELP

As a religious teacher, there are many students who come to me with a variety of challenges, I help them with the little knowledge I have in Pastoral Counselling. The greatest joy I experience is when I help a suffering person smile. I also live around people who are haunted by their past experiences, they need somebody to stand by them.
—Guest PETER NJANE

Psychology Interest

I'm interested in helping others to understand and deal with the challenges of life to be successful.
—Guest Michelle

A powerful mind

Because of the diverse world we live in today, it's some-what difficult for us to adapt to ordinary change. By majoring in psychology, I can help elevate some of those problems.
—Guest tammy care 1

WHY I WANT TO MAJOR IN PSYCHOLOGY

I love helping and caring for people who are suffering from physical and emotional problems. I like to think of what can cause or affect their behaviour.
—Guest Abdulrauf haleemah adeyinka

To see that no one gives up on life

First, I would like to see people being positive, stable, and willing to live irrespective of their circumstances. Because I believe we are all winners but not many know that, so I'd like to learn psychology so as to be of great help to people with broken hearts. Also, I'd like to upgrade my skills in counseling because I'm so talented in it.
—Guest peter kihia

To understand people and help people und

I'm interested in understanding why people act and behave the way they do. I always wondered what affects our behavior and how it affects how we think and feel about ourselves. I've always felt compassion towards other people and I want to help people to live better lives. Also I would love to make them feel happy in their own skin!
—Guest TKMaxx

why i study psychology

to help people who are suffering from emotional and physical problems special the behave of human as a whole
—Guest student

Help Those Who Are Lost

Because of other people, I have had a lot of negative experiences in my life. Majoring in psychology is not only a way to help myself, it also allows me to help other people who are lost or who have been hurt in their lives.
—Guest prakashbala

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