What is a Therapist or Psychologist?

Practicing therapists and psychologists have the professional training and clinical skills to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues and mental health problems. After years of graduate school and supervised training, they become licensed by their states to provide a number of services, including evaluations and psychotherapy. Psychologists and therapists help by … Read moreWhat is a Therapist or Psychologist?

How Are Counselors and Therapists Trained? What Education Do They Need?

A doctoral degree to practice psychology requires at least 4-6 years of full-time study after completing an undergraduate degree. Therapists go through 2-3 years of full time studies. Coursework includes areas such as ethics, statistics, individual differences and the biological, cognitive-affective and social bases of behavior, as well as specific training in psychological assessment and … Read moreHow Are Counselors and Therapists Trained? What Education Do They Need?