Top
20
Doctor insights on: Psychology Today Find Therapist

Share
1

1
Could therapy, psychiatry, and or psychology work?

Could therapy, psychiatry, and or psychology work?

Therapy work?: The data is very strong that therapy helps people. Equally, psychiatric medication also helps people. The data is also clear for many significant emotional problems when medications and therapy are combined the effect is even more powerful. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Wayne Ingram
4 doctors shared insights

Psychology (Definition)

The formal definition of psychology is: the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context. The mental characteristics or attitude of ...Read more


2

2
Why would a cbt therapist refer me to a psychodynamic therapist?

Why would a cbt therapist refer me to a psychodynamic therapist?

Sometimes: Therapists (cbt or other) may find that a patient may be better fit for an other kind of psychotherapy than the one they are specialized in. Just keep in mind that you may go and see the "best therapist in the world" (whatever his/her technique is), but if you don't feel understood, it is be better for you to find somebody else. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
3

3
Looking for a cognitive behavior therapist (cbt) in nj. How do I find one?

Looking for a cognitive behavior therapist (cbt) in nj. How do I find one?

CBT: Call the new jersey association of psychologists and ask for a practitioner who practices cbt in your area, you could also ask your insurance carrier and your primary care physician for the same referral. Best wishes. ...Read more

4

4
What are psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinical social workers trained to do?

What are psychologists, psychiatrists, and clinical social workers trained to do?

Disciplines: A psychiatrist is first an md who learns about all of medicine and can diagnose medical conditions vs psychiatric and prescribe medicines. Psychologists study the mind and behavior and have expertise in research models and psychologic treatments. Social workers do similar but usally from a system perspective of the person in society and family. All can do therapy and may ofter helpful ideas. ...Read more

5

5
How do I find counseling therapy at universities for community members?

How do I find counseling therapy at universities for community members?

Website : Check the University website to see what counseling options are available. If you can't find a satisfactory answer, or wish to speak to somebody in person, speak to your academic advisor about counseling options. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Where do I find extensive anger management therapy?

Where do I find extensive anger management therapy?

Call a community: Mental health center. They should be able to help you find an anger management specialist. Good luck and let us know how it goes. ...Read more

7

7
Where do I find extensive anger management therapy in nevada?

Where do I find extensive anger management therapy in nevada?

A place to start: Would be to cantact the courts. They often mandate anger management programs. They could give you the names of professionals who specialize in anger management. ...Read more

8

8
Do practices based in positive psychology (gratitude, mindfulness, compassion, etc.) really help to boost my mental well-being?

Do practices based in positive psychology (gratitude, mindfulness, compassion, etc.) really help to boost my mental well-being?

Absolutely: There are more studies than you know that describe what happens to the body when the mind and brain do the right things. Early studies on meditation (TM movement) brought the benefits of meditation to the public eye in the 70"s and the research has quadrupled every year. We are what we think. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Suggestions for uninsured 32yo woman to work through health phobias at home? Books, audio, internet sites? Out of work, no money to see counselor :-(

Suggestions for uninsured 32yo woman to work through health phobias at home? Books, audio, internet sites? Out of work, no money to see counselor :-(

Resources: Books on cognitive-behavioral therapy by aaron beck or david burns, specifically to treat phobias and anxiety disorders. You need grounding in the cognitive model to understand your thinking, feeling and avoidant behavior better. Browse for titles on amazon then go to the library or bookstore for reading. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What's a registered physical therapist?

What's a registered physical therapist?

Licensed to : Usually someone who has been licensed by their state in that profession to practice in their field which in this case entails the musculoskeletal one in terms of rehabilitation after an injury or surgery or guidance in proper exercise and technique for specific conditions or general musculoskeletal health usually guided by a physician. ...Read more

12

12
Is counselor, cbt psychotherapist, psychologist or psychiatrist better for anxiety problems?

Is counselor, cbt psychotherapist, psychologist or psychiatrist better for anxiety problems?

How about patchwork: Quilt approach? Cbt is often practiced by any of the above providers. Cognitive behavioral therapy can yield excellent results. Psychiatrist can be invaluable when psychotropic medications are indicated. Take care. ...Read more

13

13
How to find a devout christian believer doctor - please help?

How to find a devout christian believer doctor - please help?

Just ask: I believe that it is fair to asked a physician if he or she is christian. Many cities will have a christian yellow pages in which advertising physicians are christian. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Could someone who is ADHD find a therapist to help them with social skills?

Could someone who is ADHD find a therapist to help them with social skills?

Yes!: Therapists help us with all kinds of things, including social skills and creating/maintaining relationships. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
16

16
How could we find legitimute sex therapists?

How could we find legitimute sex therapists?

Professional assoc: You can learn more about these professionals and find referrals in your local area through the american association of sexuality educators, counselors and therapists. Visit their website at: http://www.Aasect.Org/. ...Read more

17

17
What qualifies a phd psychologist to treat fibromyalgia?

What qualifies a phd psychologist to treat fibromyalgia?

Experience: Fibromyalgia is a complex, poorly understood chronic disorder for which there is no specific cure. It often affects mood and self image, which is where an experience psychologist may be helpful. Learning to "make the best of" life when one has a chronic disorder sometimes can truly be a major step forward. ...Read more

18

18
Do you think dialectical behavior therapy works, and how?

Do you think dialectical behavior therapy works, and how?

Yes, It works: . . . If you attend the sessions and practice the skills. It's support-oriented, letting you acknowledge & build on skills. It's collaborative -- attending to relationships between clients & therapists, allowing issues to be worked out. It's cognitive-based, helping to identify thinking patterns that lead to suffering. It includes both individual & group sessions - best way to learn & practice. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
How do I find a good physical therapist in my town?

GOOGLE FOR: Physical therapist in your area, then go to healthgrades .Com and get a free report on his/her credentials. Word of mouth is also helpful. ...Read more

20

20
I am an adult struggling to find happiness and meaningful career. I have non-verbal learning disability and i want to find a psychologist or career counselor. Where should I look? I'm in nyc.

I am an adult struggling to find happiness and meaningful career.  I have non-verbal learning disability and i want to find a psychologist or career counselor.  Where should I look? I'm in nyc.

Dr. Lee & The LDANYC: U might find it helpful 2 read about atlanta resident, christopher lee. After learning ways 2 bypass his own learning disabilities in his adult years, he earned a pH.D. In psychology! his website: http://bit.Ly/1612xjm >> consider contacting the learning disabilities association of nyc. The organization helps connect adults & older teens 2 resources available in the city. Url: http://ldanyc.Org. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers