What is the Difference Between a Psychologist, A Psychiatrist and A Counsellor?

When trying to get help for your mental health it can be difficult to know which type of professional to see. In a world of Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Counsellors it can be easy to feel utterly confused about who to see for what. Check out my simple and easy explanation of the differences below: What is the Difference between a Psychiatrist and a Psychologist? A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who can prescribe medications that may assist in treating someone’s depression, anxiety or other mental health issue. Whereas a psychologist delivers more of a talking therapy aimed at giving you evidenced based strategies to cope with your symptoms. Simply put, a psychiatrist can prescribe medi

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