Psychotherapist

Provides diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders using psychotherapeutic methods such as behavioural therapy, biofeedback, relaxation therapy and other techniques.
Training time - No data available -
Avg. weekly wage $1,547
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,200

What does a Psychotherapist do?

  • collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  • administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management

Specialisations

  • Art Psychotherapist or Therapist

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Graduate Certificate in Grof Depth Psychotherapy
Graduate Diploma of Arts Psychotherapy
Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy (Spiritual)
Graduate Diploma of Dramatherapy