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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychologist referra: You have several options for help: Your family doc, your local psychological association, a licensed psychologist in the phone book, a friend who has ... Read More

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Keathley
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Openly and honestly: Simply ask. The physician is there to serve your best interest. If you feel that counseling with a psychologist would benefit you, simply express th ... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Blunt and honest: I would just be blunt and honest about your issues and ask for a referral. If for some reason you cannot obtain one, you can call your local hospital ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Symptoms: Describe the symptoms you are experiencing to your doctor. Ask him or her for a referral to a reputable psychologist. If the symptoms are severe, also ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
See psychiatrist : If you are unsure of diagnosis seek a psychiatric opinion. See your GP first who will help rule out general medical causes. Then visit psychiatrist fo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychologist Referra: You can see someone virtually via Health Tap or your can ask your primary care doc, state psychological association, or a prudent spiritual leader for ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
More expertise: Psychiatrists are specialists with years of specialty training including psychopharmacology that a GP does not have. A GP is trained to refer to a spe ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not difficult: Gosh, getting evaluation from a psychologist should not be difficult. While you might not need an referral perhaps your family doc knows of a good cli ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Usually don't,but...: Usually you don't need the referral; however, some insurances, especially hmo might require a referral. Always check with your insurance provider to s ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stressed by Trauma: Today is a Saturday (at least where I live). Sorry - don't know where PE is. If this occurred last night- most psychologists keep fairly regular work ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, unless your...: One can go to see a dermatologist without a referral unless one has a restrictive insurance plan such as an HMO or a POS plan that requires a referral ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience Pain Management
Family physician: Speak to your fp and see who your doctor can recommend as a good resource to help you with your pain.
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