Pursuing a Career in Mental Health with Dr. Ann Garland
Today I am so excited to welcome Ann Garland, Ph.D. on to the podcast to talk about pursuing a career in mental health.
Dr. Ann Garland is a professor at both USD and UCSD and has taught across disciplines to support students in all areas of mental health. Dr. Garland is also the author of Pursuing a Career in Mental Health: A Comprehensive Guide for Aspiring Professionals - this book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in pursuing a career in any area of mental health care!
We're talking about the different paths to becoming a mental health professional, choosing the right training program, practical considerations for aspiring mental health professionals, job opportunities for mental health providers and how this might shift in the future, surprises reported by therapists and what they wish they had known before they started their career path, and more fantastic insights from Dr. Garland's new book.