What’s the difference between psychologist and a psychotherapist?

Last Updated: December 12, 2022

A psychologist is a professional who has studied psychology and usually has a doctoral degree in it. Most conduct research, clinical tests, and specialized types of therapy. Generally, people who feel like their issues require more than traditional talk therapy but not medication should see a psychologist. A psychotherapist is a professional who specializes in talk therapy to treat different mental health issues and disorders.

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