Humor is a fundamental element in our lives that we use to cope with stress and anxiety. It can also be used in therapy sessions to help clients open up and reveal their true selves. Humor is often used as a coping mechanism for people with mental health issues and it can also be an important tool in therapy sessions. And it can also be used as a coping mechanism for trauma.
Humor is an important part of human psychology because it provides relief from stress, tension, or boredom. The study of humor in psychology started in the early 20th century when Freud published his theory on jokes and humor. He believed that jokes are based on repressed thoughts which are revealed through the punchline. Freud believed that humor could be used as a defense mechanism against anxiety.
Today we have the funniest jokes related to psychology, therapy and psychologists – enjoy!
The Funniest Psychology Jokes
Short and One Liner Psychology Jokes
Psychology Professor Announcement
A psychology professor at a local college made an announcement to her class. “Today, we will be learning about the psychology of humor. Humor is one of the most elusive and difficult concepts to understand. What makes something funny? Why do some people laugh at things that others find offensive or not humorous at all?”
“Now, I want each of you to tell me what you think is the funniest joke ever.” After hearing many different jokes, she finally said, “I think I know what is the funniest joke ever. I’ll tell it to you if you promise not to laugh.” They all agreed and she began: “A man walks into a bar and says ‘Ouch!'”
A psychologist returned from a conference in Aspen lodge, where all the psychologists were permitted to ski for free.
Her husband asked her, “How it went?”
She replied, “Fine, but I’ve never seen so many Freudians slips.”
What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?
If you say to a psychiatrist “I hate my mother,” he will ask “Why do you say that?”
While a psychologist will say “Thank you for sharing that with us.”
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Psychologist at a Party Joke
A psychologist is at a party talking with a small group of people, when a man comes up behind him and taps him on the shoulder. The psychologist turns around and the man hauls off and decks him. The psychologist gets up, brushes himself off, turns to the group and declares: “That’s his problem.”
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A Shy Guy Goes into a Bar
A very shy guy goes into a bar and sees a beautiful woman sitting at the bar. After an hour of gathering up his courage, he finally goes over to her and asks, tentatively, “Um, would you mind if I chatted with you for a while?”
She responds by yelling, at the top of her lungs, “NO! I won’t sleep with you tonight!” Everyone in the bar is now staring at them. Naturally, the guy is hopelessly and completely embarrassed and he slinks back to his table.
After a few minutes, the woman walks over to him and apologizes. She smiles at him and says, “I’m sorry if I embarrassed you. You see, I’m a graduate student in psychology, and I’m studying how people respond to embarrassing situations.”
To which he responds, at the top of his lungs, “What do you mean $200?!”
Two psychologists meet at their twentieth college reunion. One of them looks like he just graduated, while the other psychologist looks old, worried and withered. The older looking one asks the other, “What’s your secret? Listening to other people’s problems every day, all day long, for years on end, has made an old man of me.” The younger looking one replies, “Who listens?”
Why is psychoanalysis a lot quicker for a man then for a women?
Because when it’s time to go back to childhood, a man is already there.
Longer Story Jokes about Psychology and Psychologists
The Patient and the Inkblot Test
A man goes to a Psychologist and says, “Doc I got a real problem, I can’t stop thinking about s*x.”
The Psychologist says, “Well let’s see what we can find out”, and pulls out his ink blots. “What is this a picture of?” he asks.
The man turns the picture upside down then turns it around and states, “That’s a man and a woman on a bed making love.”
The Psychologist says, “very interesting,” and shows the next picture. “And what is this a picture of?”
The man looks and turns it in different directions and says, “That’s a man and a woman on a bed making love.”
The Psychologists tries again with the third ink blot, and asks the same question, “What is this a picture of?”
The patient again turns it in all directions and replies, “That’s a man and a woman on a bed making love.”
The Psychologist states, “Well, yes, you do seem to be obsessed with s*x.”
“Me!?” demands the patient. “You’re the one who keeps showing me the dirty pictures!”
What is Your Secret?
Two psychologists meet at their twentieth college reunion. One of them looks like he just graduated, while the other psychologist looks old, worried and withered.
The older looking one asks the other, “What’s your secret? Listening to other people’s problems every day, all day long, for years on end, has made an old man of me.”
The younger looking one replies, “Who listens?”
Voices in Your Head?
Last week my shrink asked me if I heard voices in my head. I told her no, but that I could hear the voices in HER head. She didn’t laugh, so I diagnosed her with having HDD. She asked what that was? I told her that HDD was humor deficit disorder! And she had a bad case of it.
Psychologist Drinking Coffee Joke
A man went to his psychologist and said, “Every time I drink my coffee, I get a stabbing pain in my right eye,” The psychiatrist said, “well, have you tried taking the spoon out?”
How about Your Family?
My psychologist asked me if anyone else suffered from mental illness in my family.
I answered ” No they all seem to enjoy it”
Magician and Psychologist Joke
What’s the difference between a psychologist and a magician? A psychologist pulls habits out of rats!
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