Psychologists are university-educated experts in human behaviour, emotions and mental processes.
They work with people across the lifespan to help individuals to improve their lives. Psychologists work in a vast range of settings including hospitals, community settings, private practice, correctional facilities, schools, the defence forces, research centres, government departments and organisations.
Psychologists have a minimum of 6 years of education and training and must be registered with the Psychology Board of Australia in order to use the title ‘psychologist’. All Psychologists are required to adhere to their Code of Ethics and undertake ongoing professional development on an annual basis.