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A professionally trained doctor in psychology. Successfully trained psychologists have a doctorate in philosophy (PhD), psychology (PsyD) or education (EdD). Psychologists practice in schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, clinics, prisons and many more agencies. They may provides psychological care and counseling, health care, research or teaching. All psychologists are professionally licensed.

PSYCHOLOGIST: "Kurt was very, very proud of the training he received to become a practicing psychologist."

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