Individual psychotherapy for adults and adolescents
Psychiatric evaluations including evaluation for bariatric surgery
Family and couples psychotherapy
Supervision and consultation of mental health professionals
Conducting workshops and speaking to professional and community groups
WHAT IS A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST?
Clinical Psychologists have earned a doctorate degree in psychology, which represents the highest level of training in the field. Training focuses on therapy and counseling, and the diagnosis and treatment of mental health problems.
Psychologists are required to complete several years of supervised practice before they are able to become licensed. With some exceptions, clinical psychologists do not prescribe medications.
While many people offering mental health services may use the terms “therapist”, “psychotherapist”, or “counselor”, the use of these terms does not indicate that the person is licensed or has appropriate training. It is of utmost importance to seek services from someone licensed and well-trained. When you consult a licensed clinical psychologist, you are ensured that the individual has appropriate credentials and the highest level of mental health training.
WHEN TO SEEK PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
The decision to seek counseling or psychotherapy can be a difficult one for many people, and often people think about it for a while before seeking help. Sometimes choosing a psychologist can feel like an overwhelming task.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one-third of adults in the
It is important that the client and therapist create a partnership where there is a sense of connection, and an atmosphere of respect, support, trust and caring. With these conditions, therapy is most successful.