Therapy and Therapists

Learn about models of therapy and the different types of therapists.

What are the different models of therapy?

What are the different types of therapists?

Types of therapists

There are many different types of therapists and choosing between them can be difficult.

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Psychologists are qualified to doctoral level and study the brain, emotions and behaviour and are trained to work in a wide variety of settings.

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Counsellors study at diploma or degree level and work in different settings but not normally with complex mental health.

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Psychotherapy refers to the talking therapies, and different types of therapists may be able to call themselves psychotherapists.

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A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specialises in mental health.

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