Friday, June 7, 2019

Are You Wondering What a Psychologist Does?

Are You Looking For A Psychiatrist in Michigan?
Are You Looking For a Psychiatrist in Michigan?

What is a psychlogist? What do they do? What's the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist? 

If you have these questions you're not alone. These are common questions and the answers are straight forward. 

The important thing to note is that a Psychologist is trained in psychological assessments – specifically to provide diagnostic clarity. When it comes to actual counseling practices, they’re no different than professional counselors or social workers. If you are looking for a psychologist near you, we have three facilities ready to help:

Find a Psychologist in Midland, Michigan – Midland Psychological Services

Find a Psychologist in Alma, Michigan – Gratiot Psychological Services

Find a Psychologist in St. Johns, Michigan – CCMC Psychological Services

  • Psychiatrists 
    They're licensed physicians and use the medical health model to access mental health problems.
    A psychologist doesn't. Also, because psychiatrists receive medical training, they are allowed to prescribe medication. while a psychologist is not licensed to do so.
  • Psychologists 
    A Psychologist is not licensed to prescribe medication. They receive training in psychological testing, interpreting, scoring, and reporting while psychiatrists are trained intensely in other areas such as medicine and neurology. 

CLICK HERE to learn more about Michigan Psychological Care and our services! 

Psychologist in Clinton County, MI
Clinton County Medical Center Psychological Services in St. Johns Michigan


Psychologist in Alma, MI
Gratiot Psychological Services in Alma, Michigan

Psychologist in Midland, MI
Midland Psychological Services in Midland, Michigan


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