Psychology is the study of human behavior in all its psychic, normal or pathological aspects.
The psychologist or psychotherapist is a professional in psychopathology and psychic functioning, human behavior, cognition, personality or even interpersonal relationships. This expert’s objective is to preserve, evaluate, maintain or improve the well-being, the psychic state more specifically subjective, emotional or cognitive, or the quality of life of the individual and his/her psychic health, develop his/her mental autonomy, his/her abilities or promote his/her social integration.
Health issues that can be treated
Stress / anxiety / depression
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Adapting to life transitions
Pain management (depending on the specialty) and chronic pain management