Doctor insights on:
Do You Have Psychologists For Counseling
Yes, either: If you are the bullied, or the bully one; therapy, and maybe psychiatric medication if necessary, should help. Also you may get help thinking of strategies to avoid this in the future and stop this problem. See a dr of your choice. Good luck. ...Read more
Find a good fit.: A good and experienced therapist is trained not to be judgmental critical. This therapist would be empathetic not sympathetic. They are trained to listen and depending on the type of therapy, i.e. Cbt, help you recognize your erroneous thinking and how to deal with this. It may take awhile to develop rapport together but if you are a good fit, it will be very rewarding. Your pcp may be able to help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Look for support groups.Get a more detailed answer ›
Teaching relaxation: Is a very broad phrase. A lot depends on what you call yourself and what you you do as determined by your state and local laws. After clarifying this contact your state about licensure laws for that. If none, be sure to be clear and honest about your background w/future clients. You may be able to purchase liability insurance from a professional organization that relates to your work. Peace. ...Read more
Are there low cost treatment options (therapy) for someone with ptsd I have ptsd and seriously need someone to talk to help me. Regular physicians just don't have the training to do so. I do not have insurance or a lot of money, and certainly don't qualif
Hello, : Hello, if you look on line you will be able to locate both on-line help as well as directories for support groups. One site you can look at is ptsd support groups.Com. A support group or a therapy group for ptsd may be beneficial. Group therapy is usually less expensive than individual therapy. If you are a veteran with combat ptsd, there are many services available including vet centers and the veterans administration medical centers and clinics. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need doctor's help! I have undiagnosed depression and ADHD what should I do and i prefer not to see a psychologist?
Depression and ADHD: Can be treated, but psychologists and psychiatrists specialize in helping people deal with both of these disorders. Do some research and find specialists in your area with good reputations. Speak with them on the phone and consider working with the one you feel most comfortable talking to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you think volunteering in a clinic will be good experience for applying to medical school? Im doing clerical work but also learning about vaccines.
Yes: Volunteering (in any field) and as well clinical work will both be great experience to note on your medical school application. Regarding standardized tests, SAT scores are generally not evaluated; more important will be your score on the MCAT (which you take during college) and high marks in your college courses. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an appointment with a mental counselor but will likely need to talk to someone before then. Are there any HealthTap services for mental health?
Try CONCIERGE: Try HealthTap CONCIERGE. Concierge doctors can see and treat their own patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Certain medications (not all) can be prescribed. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can send images while in the middle of a Concierge consultation. (Doctors answering HealthTap BASIC, free questions are providing information only, and do not provide medical care.) ...Read more
Variable: Usually the patient and the provider decide how often a person will be seen for therapy - weekly isn't uncommon. Some people might be seen every two weeks or once a month. Regarding psychiatric management of medications - once a month is not uncommon. When I am first seeing someone and we are making frequent changes to their med regimen -might see them weekly. The longest period I go without > ...Read more
Is it legally required that I have counseling to continue taking meds for depression. I do not find counseling effective for me.
Why do people say get a psychiatrist for weight control? Arent psychologists trained to help change behavior?
Change behavior: Only you can change your behavior. Psychologists help you to understand issues that may govern your behavior and may provide clues as to how to deal with issues. If you are smart enough to go, not resist personal insights, and continue until you have been benefited you may then respond by changing your behaviors. Good luck. ...Read more
Honesty and caring.: Mental disorders are difficult to treat in the best of circumstances. Part of the problem is the person may not believe that they have a problem. Give honest feedback about their behavior, mood, thinking; that they do/do not seem like their usual self. Speak honestly, offer to listen if they want to talk about medications or their frustrations. Remember, medications are tools for a better life. ...Read more
What do I do about my MANY medical concerns if I don't have a primary care doctor, or any health care whatsoever? Parents and family are NOT an option
No insurance: People who are uninsured must be treated until they are medically stable in any emergency room. If you are under 18, and attending school, a school counselor or social worker may be able to assist you at the nurses office, or in finding a free clinic in your area. They may also be able to help you sign up for free or subsidized health insurance if you have no income or a low income. ...Read more
State website: Go to google and search for your state's medical board - i.e. Florida board of medicine. On that site, there will be a link somewhere for doctor/physician search or licensee search. Input your doctor's name. The site will list the license number, status of license, medical malpractice history, and disciplinary history. Some state websites may list additional information like education. ...Read more
Do I have to go to school to become counselor? I was tortured abused as kid have mental illnesses want to help other children to cope albanycsb.Org
Learn what works: I'm glad you want to help others cope. This is just now becoming a science. There are ways of talking to people in need of guidance that actually work. There are other strategies -- often adopted by well-meaning people -- that are likely to lead to disaster. You can want the best, but you must know what's going to work, or you may end up making mistakes that you'll deeply regret. School it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I admit me to a mental health fac. have physical mental pain, am not able to cope or function, meds help somewhat, have no counsellor, hopeless?
Family intervention: Can include clergy or other respected authority. Can be impossible. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Counseling psychologist vs psychiatrist
- What do child psychologists do?
- Do you have hiv?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What to do if you have schizophrenia?
- Do you have a learning disability?
- What to do if you have a concussion?
- How do you if you have the flu?
- Talk to a psychologist online for free