Applying Health Psychology
Health psychology can be applied in numerous settings. Whether you are a health clinician, a leader within an organization, a daycare provider, a parent, or a licensed psychologist, understanding how ones health can affect ones psychological well-being is an important area for consideration.
Based on your goals, address all of the following topics associated with health psychology and how you can potentially use this information to support your goals, whether in the health field or other discipline. Remember that you can use your knowledge in these areas in differing ways. For example, if you are working in HR, you may be able to use this knowledge to support employee wellness. If you are working as an educator, confidentiality is very important.
Topics to discuss:
Nutrition and Exercise
Effective Stress Management
For example, if you are going to graduate school to become a licensed clinical psychologist, how will this information help your clients? If you are a daycare provider, how could this be applied when designing activities for children? If you desire to be a manager or leader in an organization, how can this knowledge help you to support your employees more successfully?