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Psychology Transcription?

Posted By: psychstudent/MT on 2008-07-11
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Hey all,

I am trying to find out how to get into psychology transcription as a somewhat new MT. I originally had started out going to school as a psych major, but I wasn't sure it was what I wanted to do. So instead of going to school for 8 years and deciding I hated it, I stopped. I then went back to school for a year to become an MT, because I missed being around the healthcare scene, but I have never quite been able to muster up the courage to become a nurse or other hands-on staff member. I have now decided that although I enjoy being an MT, I also want to finish my psych degree.

Anyways, I would love to get into transcribing for a psychologist. Does anyone know if that is possible for a new MT or do they usually look for seasoned MTs? Would I be better off trying to work for a local psychologist or are there MTSOs that cater specifically to them?

Any info is appreciated. Thanks!

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