Dr. Beth Onufrak, Clinical Child Psychologist: Overview
Dr. Beth Onufrak, Clinical Child Psychologist: What do you do?
Dr. Beth Onufrak, Clinical Child Psychologist: Typical Day
Dr. Beth Onufrak, Clinical Child Psychologist: Education and Training
Psychologist, Clinical Child
A psychologist evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and studies behavior and mental processes. Some psychologists, such as clinical and counseling psychologists, provide mental health care, and some psychologists, such as social or organizational psychologists conduct research and provide consultation services. as defined by Wikipedia
Advice and Soundbites
The vast majority of the time children are expressing their emotions in behaviors that can be disruptive and I feel like it's my job to be an interpreter of those behaviors and help folks decode that behavior. What does it really mean. Dr. Beth Onufrak
Transference* - The process by which emotions and desires originally associated with one person, such as a parent or sibling, are unconsciously shifted to another person, especially to a psychotherapist or psychoanalyst during a course of treatment.
Countertransference* - Psychological transference by a psychotherapist in reaction to the emotions, experiences, or problems of a patient undergoing treatment.
Play Therapy - A form of psychotherapy used with children to help them express or act out their experiences, feelings, and problems by playing with dolls, toys, and other play material, under the guidance or observation of a therapist.
* The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.