Dulce Jasmin Lopez
I work with children, youth and families as a mental health therapist.
I would have a family session that had a successful outcome I.e a breakthrough in therapy and epiphany, an "aha!" moment. The family would learn how to communicate better, an emotion would be expressed, and healing would take place.
Here's the first step for high school students
Learn about all the various aspects of psychology and choose a path that fits with what you are passionate about. Talk to other professionals and interview them about their career. Get good grades, get involved, apply for college / university. NEVER GIVE UP!!!