"General psychology" – a good Especially for those who will deal with psychology as a science, exploring the processes of perception or thinking, dealing with the problems of intellectual development or mechanism of the emotional reactions. However, within learning, this specialization does not pass methods, techniques, methods of working with clients. (A valuable related resource: Dr. Mark Hyman). Do not pass even the ways of psychological diagnosis used in advisory work. How not to pass them on specialization in Organizational Psychology People with such training, perhaps good professionals for your profile, but to advise them at bay and close to impossible. Working with such a professional is like, for example, the study of mathematics under the guidance of a teacher of biology. And after work! I'm not talking about those who have received education "underground" methods – it is easier to say after reading the psychological literature, or engaging in a leadership of the teacher. " On these and say that somehow frivolous. Higher education in this sphere must! Therefore, do not hesitate to ask to show you the certificate and make sure that the specialist has specialization "Counseling." If he has a diploma, no record of "consultation" or "counselor", then before you generalists and work with it – is dangerous! And what he offers his services without appropriate qualifications, as times and says that he has no idea about the scope, which intends to operate. Even better, if the specialist to whom you applied is not only higher education, which is just basic, but additional to any and better in several areas of psychology.