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difference between a psychologist and a counselor? - June 14th 2012, 08:56 PM

I've been looking up people to go talk to in my area, and I've found a clinical psychologist who seems to focus on a lot of my central problems, so I was really looking into him. But I also realize that I have never seen a psychologist before only a counselor. What is the difference, if any? Would a psychologist be able to do weekly appointments, like a counselor would be, or is it different?


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Re: difference between a psychologist and a counselor? - June 14th 2012, 09:42 PM

The major difference is the degree level, psychologists have PhDs or psyD's in psychology and counselors have masters degrees in counseling or social work. He should be able to do weekly appointments just like a counselor, it will depend on what you decide on after meeting with him.


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Re: difference between a psychologist and a counselor? - June 14th 2012, 10:26 PM

All I can add to what Katie said is that she is spot on and that I see a psychologist weekly


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