Traditionally psychologists have assisted people in coping with emotional problems. Psychologists can also help improve day-to-day functioning. We can also do assessments for emotional functioning, occupational or scholastic assessment, and psycho-legal assessments.
It is a misconception that people consult a psychologist because they are crazy. People from all spheres struggling with various, personal reasons work with a clinical psychologist. Sometimes this includes learning how to manage their stress, to improve relationships or to deal with a specific stressor or crises in their lives. Some people attend psychotherapy or group interventions to improve or seeking development or personal growth for an already content and happy life. Consulting a psychologist provides a safe space where confidentiality is maintained for a person to vent.