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Do you have psychologists for counseling

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Barnett
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes but not exactly: A Ph.D in Counseling Psychology would be considered a psychologist. Different states have different regulations around the title of psychologist so ch ... Read More
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Dr. Quinn Austin-small
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Both are considered doctors. Both would be considered psychologists if licensed by the state / area where they practice. Some areas may give different ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Let's start with: clinical psychologist vs. counseling psychologist. The former focuses more on diagnosis and treatment of major mental illness but can also treat deve ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Clinical psych: focus more on major mental illness and diagnostic testing. Counseling psychologists focus more on human development and the changes and challenges th ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hospital: If you don't have a primary care physician to refer you, call your local hospital who should be able to give you a list of psychologists or psychiatri ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Professions: If you are asking about the professions, counselors have less training and are not trained in psychological testing.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Counseling: The first is an overall field and the second is a type of counseling within the field.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Michael
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Some: Counseling psychologists can get licensed for mental health purposes just like clinical. Usually they focus on more 'normative' problems in living, ed ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychology: degrees are giving in pure psychology programs. Counseling degrees tend to be offered by schools of education.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
In general: it is a good boundary option to try to avoid this. However, when I lived overseas - my next door neighbors on both sides were my patients. I was the ... Read More
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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Family therapist: Help the entire family cope with the changes with someone you feel comfortable talking to. Not only the children but the divorcing parents as well wou ... Read More
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