A specialist who can talk with patients and their families about emotional and personal matters, and can help them make decisions.
A specialist in one or more areas of psychology; a field of science that studies the mind and behaviors. Areas of specialty can include psychological testing and practitioners of therapy or counseling.
a health professional who assesses a person's mental and emotional status and provides counseling.
a specialist in evaluating, diagnosing and treating students with social, emotional, behavioral, learning or developmental problems
Mental health professionals who have earned a doctoral degree in psychology ( Ph.D or Psy.D) and have undergone clinical training. In most states, psychologists cannot prescribe medication.
A scientific assessor of brain function (not medically trained or qualified). A psychologist may work in a university, in industry, in schools, or in a hospital. A clinical psychologist has been trained in aspects of the assessment and treatment of the ill and handicapped. He or she usually works in a hospital, often as one of a multidisciplinary team. An educational psychologist has been trained in aspects of the cognitive and emotional development of children. He or she usually works in close association with schools and advises on the management of children.
A psychologist is qualified to diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders. They can provide psychotherapy, but they cannot conduct medical exams or prescribe medication.
Non-medical professional who works in the field of brain function and human behavior.
A professional who specializes in the treatment of mental or emotional disorders.
a health professional (not a physician) who specializes in the mental or behavioral characteristics of an individual or group. Provides psychological testing for diagnosis of mental and behavioral disorders. Psychologists are granted a Doctor of Psychology degree. easonable and Customary (R&C) charge — the prevailing charge made by physicians or similar expertise for a similar procedure in a particular geographic area. Also called Usual, Customary and Reasonable fees.
They assess the current emotional and lifestyle problems of clients, their social and family histories, and examine how feelings, actions, beliefs and culture interact to shape the person's experience and difficulties. Clinical Psychologists give psychometric and neuropsychological tests to identify problems and to measure clients' skills and abilities. They develop and implement individual client plans. They cannot prescribe medication.
a licensed mental health professional with either a masters or doctorate degree. Cannot prescribe medication, except in a few US states.
professional trained in understanding human behavior, emotions, and how the mind works.
a person who is engaged in the scientific study of the mind and, often, the treatment of mental, emotional or behavioral disorders; may not prescribe medications.
A nonmedical professional possessing a degree in psychology who is qualified to diagnose and treat mental disorders such as schizophrenia with nonmedical therapies.
A non-medical professional possessing a doctorate who is qualified to diagnose and treat mental disorders such as schizophrenia, and perform psychological research, testing, and therapy.
a scientist trained in psychology
a doctor, and can prescribe medication, along with therapy
a doctor with a concentration on the same from a therapeutic perspective
a general term for someone who has studied Psychology, usually to degree level
a health care professional who diagnoses and treats mental, nervous, emotional, and behavioral disorders and ailments
a health professional with training and expertise in human behavior and psychological health
a licensed professional with a Ph
a mental health professional trained to apply an understanding of human behavior, emotion, growth and relationships to create change
an individual who has completed graduate training in the field of psychology and is licensed by a specific state
an individual with a degree in psychology (a doctoral degree if they claim the title doctor), while a psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diseases and conditions of the mind
a non-medical doctor that specializes in psychology , the study and profession concerning behavior and the related functions and processes of both the mind and body, in human and non-human animals
a non-medical doctor who focuses on the process and development of the mind
a person highly trained in the field of psychology
a person trained and educated to perform psychological research, testing, and therapy
a person who helps other people that have problems in their mind
a person who studies human behavior, as a general term
a person who studies psychology
a PhD or an MFT (or something similar) who cannot prescribe medication
a practitioner of psychology
a practitioner who is usually prepared academically at a doctoral level which requires an extensive clinical component and a licensing procedure
a professional who does psychotherapy and has a doctorate degree (such as a Ph
a registered mental health professional who has undergone academic and clinical training leading to a doctoral degree in clinical psychology
a scientist that does psychological experiments
a scientist who studies psychology , the systematic investigation of the human behaviour Behavior (U
a social science social scientist who studies psychology , the study of the human mind , thought and human behaviour
a social scientist who studies behavior and mental processes, generally in a research or clinical setting
a specialised professional and a specialist, a scientist studying human behaviour and thought
a specialist in human behavior
a specialist who studies and measures human behavior including development, change, normality, and abnormality in an effort to make comparative assessments and to apply principles of behavioral change
A person qualified in the scientific study of the mind. A Clinical Psychologist is trained in the assessment and treatment of people with illness, or mental health problems such as depression or anxiety.
An expert in the diagnosis, management and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems who has a doctoral level education.
A healthcare provider who is skilled in the science of the mind and behavior; they are not medical doctors (MDs), but are trained to diagnose mental illness and provide psychotherapy.
A clinical psychologist is a professional who treats mental illness, emotional disturbance, and behavior problems. They use talk therapy as treatment, and cannot prescribe medication. A clinical psychologist will have a master's degree (M.A.) or doctorate (Ph.D.) in psychology, and possibly more training in a specific type of therapy.
A person usually trained at a post-graduate level who works to apply psychological principles to the assessment, diagnosis, prevention, reduction, and rehabilitation of mental distress, disability, dysfunctional behaviour, and to improve mental and physical well-being.
a person with special training to help people with emotional or behavioral concerns.
An individual with the necessary academic training and experience to be licensed to practice psychology as a profession.
A person involved in the study of mind processes in relation to behavior
Psychology is concerned with the study of feelings, behaviour (including the physiological and biological bases of behaviour), motives and thinking. A Psychologist therefore applies this knowledge to help people solve personal problems or help a group. Therefore, there are several branches of applied psychology (occupational psychology, clinical psychology, educational psychology, child psychology, forensic psychology etc.) that a psychologist can specialise in. The core training of these professionals is very similar. To become a psychologist the individual must first take a degree, followed by Masters degree and/or PhD. For the UK, all these degrees must be recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS). After completion of their academic studies the individual must then have several years of supervised relevant work experience and training before they can become a chartered psychologist. HR professionals may typically work with occupational/business psychologists.
a professional specializing in the science of mind and behavior.
a person who is trained in analysis, therapy, and research about human behavior.
Psychologists have skills in the assessment and treatment of mental illness and psychological problems. Unlike psychiatrists they are not medical doctors, their skills include assessing cognitive functions (for example, speech and thought) and providing talking interventions including psychotherapy and counselling.
One who is trained in methods of psychological analysis, therapy and research
A professional, not a medical doctor, with advanced training in the study of mental processes and human behavior. A school psychologist conducts various evaluations, especially aptitude and ability tests, and may work with students, classroom teachers, parents, and school administrators on behavior assessments and behavior management programs.
Specialist in the study of behaviour, not medically qualified.
a person who is licensed or certified as a clinical psychologist. Where no license or certification exists, this term means a person who is considered qualified as a clinical psychologist by a recognized psychological association. The term also can include any other licensed counseling practitioner whose services are required to be covered by law in a certain area if he or she is operating within the scope of his or her license and is performing a service for which benefits are provided under this Group Health Program when provided by a psychologist. The term can also include any psychotherapist while he or she is providing care authorized by the claims administrator if he or she is state-licensed or nationally certified by his or her professional discipline, and is performing a service for which benefits are provided under this Group Health Program when provided by a psychologist.
A specialist who is trained to perform psychological and educational testing, evaluation, and treatment.
A professional who holds a degree in psychology and is license to furnish diagnostic, assessment, preventative, and therapeutic services.
A Psychologist studies behaviour, feelings, motives and thinking. They use this knowledge to help people solve personal problems or to enable a group, like a family, to work together better.
Psychologists are trained in the assessment and treatment of people with emotional, interpersonal or behavioral problems. They work in a variety of settings including schools, clinics, mental health centers and hospitals. School psychologists specialize in counseling school children and their families, and work with teachers and other school staff to improve the child's ability to function in a school setting. Psychological testing done in schools is done only by psychologists. A behavioral psychologist specializes in the objective observation and analysis of behavior and in developing behavior management programs.
A psychologist is a doctoral-level specialist in psychology, licensed by the state to practice professional psychology (e.g., assess and treat), teach psychology as a scholarly discipline, or conduct research. Psychologists are usually qualified to provide psychotherapy, administer psychological and educational tests, and diagnose and treat mental and psychiatric disorders.
A therapist, not necessarily a doctor, who treats psychological or mental problems
A therapist qualified to help individuals or couples discuss, understand and manage the stresses of infertility and its treatment. Educationally prepared to the level of Doctorate in Psychology.
A psychologist evaluates and treats problems with thinking, behavior and feelings. Illness or injury can affect the way the patient thinks and acts, and often affects the way that they feel. The psychologist helps the patient and family understand and accept these changes.
A person qualified in the scientific study of the mind. A Clinical Psychologist is trained in the assessment and treatment of people with illness. search for Psychologist
An individual who treats people through counseling in an attempt to help overcome emotional or psychological reactions to injury or disease.
A psychologist detects and treats emotional problems. Personality and intelligence testing can help a psychologist diagnose these problems. Treatments include individual, family, and group therapy sessions. Psychologists in long-term care facilities also teach staff members how to interact with residents.
A person who specializes in the study of brain functions and behavior. Also, a professional trained to provide testing and counseling services.
A psychologist studies and understands brain/behavior processes from a scientific viewpoint and applies this knowledge to help people understand, explain, and change behavior. A psychologist does not have a medical degree and thus cannot prescribe drugs.
A mental health professional who has a Ph.D. or Psy.D. which includes four (4) years of graduate training, one (1) year internship, and two (2) years of clinical supervision. Licensure varies by state. In Virginia a written exam must be successfully completed in order to be licensed.
Someone involved in the scientific study of the mind and mental processes.
A specialist who can talk with you and your family about emotional and personal matters, and can help you make decisions.
An expert in the diagnosis, management and prevention of emotional and behavioural problems who has a doctural level education.
A healthcare professional who specializes in evaluating and treating people with mental illness. A psychologist is not a medical doctor and therefore cannot prescribe medication, but is trained to diagnose mental illness and provide psychotherapy.
An expert in assessing overall development (including thinking, speaking, memory, reasoning skills, learning, socialization and school achievement). A psychologist can also help to understand and cope with different feelings related to illnesses, hospitalization, and treatment as well as help a child manage inappropriate behaviors.
A mental healthcare professional with an advanced, non-medical degree (Ph.D.) who is trained to provide therapy, psychological research, and testing.
A healthcare professional that specializes in the science of mind and behavior. Psychologists usually have a PhD and have received additional training to work with patients. Psychologists are not medical doctors and cannot ordinarily prescribe medication. They do perform evaluations, use psychotherapy, and may work with medical doctors to treat patients.
A specialist in the processes of the mind and behaviour.
a specialist in the field of psychology, usually having a Master's degree or Ph.D. in psychology.
A mental health professional who has a PhD or PsyD; state licensing requirements vary but usually include completing an internship program in a mental health facility, supervised clinical work and passing a national examination.
a health professional who specializes in the study of the structure and function of the mind and related mental processes in humans and animals. A clinical psychologist has a graduate degree in psychology and training in clinical psychology and may provide testing and counseling services to patients who may have an emotional or mental health problem.
a non-medical specialist in the study of the structure and function of the brain and related behaviours or mental processes.
a professional, not a medical doctor, with advanced specialization in the study of human behavior and mental processes; school psychologists conduct evaluations and behavior assessments
A person who holds a degree in psychology from an accredited program. Psychologists involved with patient care are called clinical psychologists. They may provide psychotherapy but are not authorized to prescribe medication. Compare to Psychiatrist.
a specialist in the study of the structure and function of the brain and related behaviors or mental processes. A psychologist may provide psychological evaluation, assessment, testing, and treatment, but may not prescribe medications.
A professional specializing in counselling, including adjustment to disability. Psychologists use tests to identify personality and cognitive functioning. This information is shared with team members to assure consistency in approaches. The psychologist may provide individual or group psychotherapy for the purpose of cognitive retraining, management of behavior and the development of coping skills by the patient/client and members of the family.
A professional trained in different forms of psychological therapy and specific types of counselling.
A non-medical specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional problems. Psychologists cannot prescribe drugs. Their role usually involves testing, counselling and psychotherapy.
A health care professional who specializes in the learning emotional, and behavioral development of children. There are three different kinds of psychologists: Clinical Psychologist works with children with emotional and/or behavioral problems. Developmental Psychologist works with infants and children with developmental challenges or disabilities. Neuropsychologist works with children who have learning and developmental disabilities due to suspected or known damage to their central nervous system.
a licensed mental health professional (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) who specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders. Training prepares clinical psychologists to treat adults and children either individually, as part of and involving the family unit, and/or in a group setting. Psychologists also conduct cognitive, academic, and personality testing.
Person with an advanced degree who specializes in administering and evaluating psychological tests including intelligence, aptitude, and interest tests. A psychologist could also provide counseling and apply principles of human behavior.
A psychologist is a professional who has earned a doctoral degree in psychology and has undergone clinical training. He or she is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional problems. His or her role involves evaluation, testing, counseling, and/or psychotherapy, without the use of medications.
A psychologist diagnoses and treats the psychological aspects of a claimant's compensable injuries. As well, psychologists assess permanent impairment of psychological functioning and provide consultation to other staff regarding treatment and claims management. An integral member of the treatment team, a psychologist provides psychosocial support and recommendations for clients during the treatment program, and provides assessment, treatment and education services directed toward reducing the psychosocial barriers affecting the client's ability to return to work. A psychologist holds a doctoral degree in Psychology, and is a licensed practitioner under the BC Health Professions Act.
A psychologist is a scientist and/or clinician who studies psychology, the systematic investigation of the human mind, including behavior and cognition. Psychologists are usually categorized under a number of different fields, the most well-recognized being clinical psychologists, who provide mental health care, and research psychologists, who collect information on people's minds.