Become a Psychologist

Dear Aspiring Psychologist

I have decided I will write to you today so you understand the journey of this profession. You may have finished high school and on top of your list of university degree option is Psychology or University selection team will thrust it upon you. Welcome aboard.

In Zimbabwe Psychology is Masters-level profession. Undergraduate degree programs will take up to 4 years minimum to complete in Zimbabwe. When one has completed the undergraduate degree you will be on your way to qualifying and registering as a psychologist.

The next step is to pursue a masters degree in your chosen area of specialty among the nine (9) Allied Health Practitioners Council (AHPCZ) registered sub disciplines in Zimbabwe. The masters programs will take a minimum of 2 years to complete. Upon completion of Masters degree one has to complete 1 year internship under a qualified supervisor before earning your colours which in this case is title psychologist.

Good luck and all the best in your endeavors.

Your Colleague

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