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Practical Psychology and Its Features

Practical psychology is a psychology focused on the needs of a wide range of educated people, at least people of an adequate level of cultures. Understanding the nature of a real object during the work of a practical psychologist should be based not only on a specific objective representation, which is in psychological science (or its field), but also on the reality in which this object, that is, a person, is included.

Consequently, the focus of practical psychology should be a real living person with all his characteristics, included in the real sphere of life (professional, domestic and personal) and filled with various life problems that can please and torment him.

Currently, the most recognized activities of practical psychologists in the field of pedagogical, medical, social, consulting psychology. Other areas of practical psychology are actively developing: economic, legal, sports, military.
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Practical Psychology and Its Features

  1. Features of the personality of a practical psychologist as a consequence of the specifics of his profession
    In the modern psychology of professional activity, an existential paradigm prevails: in contrast to the narrow-technical orientation that has dominated from the middle of the 20th century and aimed at professional orientation, testing existing PVCs, selection and selection of personnel, it is generally accepted today that professional development is not a certain stage in development
  2. Individual features of mental development and practical tasks of developmental psychology
    Ambivalence of a child’s behavior [lat. ambi - around, around, on both sides + valens (valentis) - strong, durable, influential] - an individual and age-related version of the conflict behavior of the child in relation to the adult, characterized by a struggle of positive and negative trends. It occurs at an early age and manifests itself in the process of communicative activity. Phenomenon A.
  3. The problem of practical intelligence in animal psychology and child psychology
    At the very beginning of the development of child psychology as a special branch of psychological research, K. Stumpf tried to describe the nature of the new scientific field, comparing it with botany. K. Linnaeus, he said, as you know, called botany a pleasant science. This is not very suitable for modern botany ... If any science deserves to be called pleasant, then this is precisely the psychology of childhood, the science of
  4. Practical Psychology as a Field of Professional Psychologists
    Practical psychology as a field of professional activity
  5. Practical psychology
    The main goal of practical psychology is psychological help to people. Practical psychology is partly art, partly based on applied psychology as a system of practically oriented scientific knowledge. The work of practical psychologists is aimed at finding ways and developing methods of psychological assistance to people in solving their life or professional problems. Practical methods
  6. Practical psychology
    The fourth source of psychological knowledge is practical psychology. Her tasks include finding ways and developing methods of psychological assistance to people. Practical psychology does not study the general laws of psychic phenomena, but individuality, specific circumstances of a person’s life and ways of interacting with him. In this case, practical experience and
    As is clear from what has been said, in psychology — as in most other sciences — there are areas focused primarily on gaining knowledge, research (although practical recommendations can also be made there), and 1 areas that specifically “serve” practice — labor, educational , medical, etc. or aimed at helping people experiencing difficulties in their personal lives. On the base
  8. Nikitchenko TG. Personality of a Practical Psychologist, 2011
    The personality of a practical psychologist as a subject of professional activity: - the concept of "personality". Personality and its professional characteristics. - personality traits of a practical psychologist as a consequence of the specifics of his profession. “A psychologist is not a person, but a profession.” “A psychologist is first and foremost a person.” - Psychological burnout syndrome: its causes, stages and methods
  9. General concept of practical psychology
    Practical psychology is a branch of psychology, the subject of which is psychological assistance, i.e. practical activities of psychologists aimed at a specific person with his problems, requests, needs, etc. The emergence of the profession of a practical psychologist at the beginning of the twentieth century is associated, first of all, with the emergence of a social order for the implementation of psychological forms of scientific
  10. Theoretical and Practical Psychology
    In recent decades, practical psychology has begun to actively develop in our country. What is the difference between psychology as a science and psychology as a practical activity? It seems possible to answer this question if we turn to the functions of psychology. Function (from lat. Functio - departure, activity) - Duty, range of activities, work, appointment. Psychology
  11. Practical psychologist in kindergarten
    The introduction of a practical psychologist in educational institutions began in 1988, when the rate of "psychologist" was introduced in educational institutions. The main goal of both a child psychologist working in kindergarten and the psychological education service as a whole is to ensure the psychological health of children. Psychological health involves mental health, at the heart of
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