home
about the project
Medical news
For authors
Licensed books on medicine
<< Previous Next >>

The most important requirements for the personality of a practical psychologist

There are points of view according to which the success of a practical psychologist is determined, first of all, by the system of applied psychotechnics. In other words, the prevailing role is assigned to psychological and psychotherapeutic (as well as psychocorrectional and psychodiagnostic) tools, while the personality characteristics of the psychologist are considered something secondary. A similar position is inherent in theoretical concepts that consider psychological assistance as the impact of a psychologist on a client.

The humanistic position (which we adhere to) is that the developing and healing effect arises as a result of creating an atmosphere of empathy, sincerity, self-disclosure and special warm relations between the psychologist and clients. It is impossible to forcefully lead to happiness, it is impossible to carry out personal development from the outside in relation to the individual. Therefore, it is necessary that the psychologist possess such personal characteristics that would allow him to take care of creating the most favorable conditions for the development of self-awareness, the implementation of personal changes.

Summarizing the numerous studies of professionally important personality traits of psychotherapists and psychologists (A. Kosevska, 1990; S. Kratohvil, 1973; M. Liebman, 1966; K. Rogers, 1954; Slavson, 1962; Yalom, 1973 and others), the following can be distinguished: personality traits desirable for a practical psychologist:

• concentration on the client, desire and ability to help him;

• openness to opinions and opinions that are different from one's own, flexibility and tolerance;

• empathy, sensitivity, the ability to create an atmosphere of emotional comfort;

• authenticity of behavior, that is, the ability to present genuine emotions and feelings to the group;

• enthusiasm and optimism, faith in the ability of group members to change and develop;

• balance, tolerance to frustration and uncertainty, a high level of self-regulation;

• self-confidence, positive self-attitude, adequate self-esteem, awareness of one’s own conflict areas, needs, motives;

• rich imagination, intuition;

• high level of intelligence.

TO.
Rudestam writes about the relationship of personality traits, theoretical attitudes and management styles with a group psychotherapist (these words, in our opinion, can be attributed to any practical psychologist): he “must be partly an artist, partly a scientist, combining feelings and intuition with professional knowledge of methods and concepts. On the one hand, with the development of self-awareness, the growth of experience and knowledge about group and individual dynamics, the reliability of intuition increases. The conceptual framework, the method of comprehension by the leader of the elements of behavior he observes, can serve as the basis for him to test the feelings and reliability of intuition. On the other hand, the conceptual framework and methods used without taking into account intuition and feelings can lead to a rigid, inflexible style of leadership ”(1993, p. 50).
<< Previous Next >>
= Skip to textbook content =

The most important requirements for the personality of a practical psychologist

  1. 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
  2. Occupations and personality requirements of the teacher-psychologist
    The impact of one person on another is the effect on consciousness, will, emotions, through them - on the behavior and activity of a person as a whole. It is carried out using various psychological mechanisms. Influence is a process and the result of a change in one person by another, his attitudes and other aspects of mental reality in the course of interaction with him. Persuasion - Intellectual Emotional
  3. REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONALITY OF A TEACHER-PSYCHOLOGIST
    PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS
  4. 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 prevailed since the mid-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
  5. “The most important components of the psychology of elites (theoretical model)”
    The fourth chapter consists of three sections in which the theoretical model of the psychology of elites is substantiated, including substantive-criterion, structural-functional and process-forming components. It is shown that the following can be attributed to the most important substantive and component components: 1) socio-psychological maturity [Zhuravlev, 2007] —including personality in
  6. The concept of personality in psychology. The essence of personality and the factors of its formation
    In psychological science, the category of "personality" refers to the number of basic concepts. However, the concept of personality is not purely psychological and is studied by all social sciences, including philosophy, sociology, pedagogy. From the perspective of psychological science, a person is a specific person, taken in the system of his stable socially determined psychological characteristics, which
  7. 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 a 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 a pleasant name, then this is precisely the psychology of childhood, the science of
  8. Requirements for the personality of the teacher
    The enormous social significance of pedagogical work initially determined high demands on the personality of the teacher. It is no coincidence that since ancient times, society has handed over its future — children — to the most experienced, wise, and moral people. The teacher of young Alexander the Great was the greatest scientist in Greece Aristotle. The founder of pedagogy Ya.A. Comenius was not only a bishop, but also
  9. Practical Psychology as a Field of Professional Psychologists
    Practical psychology as a field of professional activity
  10. Basic requirements for value-based practical methodology
    Do no harm! for a professional consultant, this principle could be defined in a slightly different way: do better! Do not rate! Since it’s unthinkable to work without ratings, sometimes this principle is clarified: “don’t put labels”! And it’s even better to organize the work in such a way that at some stage the “clear-sighted” client himself begins to talk about his shortcomings. Accept the person for who he is
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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 a sufficient 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 is included,
  14. 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 in the early twentieth century is associated primarily with the emergence of a social order for the implementation of psychological forms
  15. PRACTICAL PSYCHOLOGY
    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
  16. An idea of ​​the practical psychology of business, advertising and management
    The most important problems of business psychology are connected with the study of personality traits of a modern entrepreneur; the most important requirements for a person starting a "business"; psychological means and methods of entrepreneurial activity; characteristics of businessman business communication; the basics of effective employee motivation, etc. To understand the psychological content of the activity
  17. 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
Medical portal "MedguideBook" © 2014-2019
info@medicine-guidebook.com