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Chronic Disease Treatment, Alternative Medicine Treatment, Alternative Medicine
Chronic Disease Treatment Specialist, Alternative Medicine Treatment Specialist, Alternative Medicine Specialist
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Dr Prakash Shah

Senior Practioner interested in management of health
tele physician

Phone – mobile 091 98791 58791

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What is the difference between a counselor, a psychologist, and a psychiatrist?

Many people are puzzled by what is professional psychologists - counseling psychologists, or “clinical” psychologists. Counseling and clinical psychologists perform similar work. They work in academic institutions, hospitals, community mental health centers, independent practice, and college counseling centers, provide vocational guidance and advice disturbances in mental health.  They provide guidance in learning disabilities or mental illness. They also offer vocational guidance to those seeking careers.

A person who provides psychotherapy services can be any of these professionals — or even a social worker or a psychiatric nurse. The main difference between these types of people is their training and educational background.

A psychiatrist is a doctor who has attended medical school and done a residency in psychiatry. In many states, psychiatrists and other medical doctors are the only professionals who can prescribe psychiatric medications. Many psychiatrists focus on severe issues such as major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. These challenges usually require a combination of therapy and medication. Usually psychiatrist do not do themselves councelling. They employ in their clinic councilor.

A clinical psychologist is a professional who has earned a PhD or a PsyD in clinical psychology. In most states, psychologists cannot prescribe medication, but are trained to work with individuals who have either mild or severe psychological issues. Some psychologists do not work as therapists, but instead teach at universities or conduct psychological research. The training program of PhD clinical psychologists has more of a research focus than the newer PsyD degree.

Counselors are generally Master's-level psychotherapists who are focused exclusively on providing therapy to individuals, couples, or families. Counselors do not prescribe medications. Many counselors focus on common life issues, including stress and anxiety, mild to moderate depression, relationship conflicts, and work or career development. Although counseling graduate programs include a great deal of psychology, the emphasis is more on working with "problems of normal living" rather than severe mental illnesses.

Clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses, and marriage and family therapists also provide psychotherapy services in most states. Many social workers focus on solving social problems and connecting clients with appropriate resources. Marriage and family therapists tend to specialize on interpersonal and family dynamics. Psychiatric nurses often work with doctors and can prescribe medication in some states.

Clinical psychologists tend to focus on psychopathology while Counseling psychologists tend to focus on overall well-being through the lifespan

Annual Workshop on PERSONAL PROBLEM AND COUNSELING  at Deharadun summer camp – JNU College Of Education And Psychology Date April 2011

What do counseling psychologist do?

Counseling psychology functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns. help people improve their well-being, alleviate distress and maladjustment, resolve crises, and increase their ability to live more highly functioning lives. Counseling psychology work both to normal developmental issues and to problems associated with physical, emotional, and mental disorders.

Clinical psychologist are more medically orientated in nature focusing on treatment of disease of mental illness.

Child guidance


Solving adolescent problem


Guidance At Advanced Age


Counselling psychologist: Job description

Counselling psychologists utilise psychological theory for variety of problems ranging from anxiety and depression arising from difficult life issues to more serious mental health problems. Life issues could include bereavement, relationship difficulties, domestic violence or the aftereffects of childhood sexual abuse, while mental health problems could include eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD) or psychosis.

Counselling psychologists work with diverse client groups, including children, adults, students and young people, families and couples, and older people. They work in many different settings, such as health and care services, hospitals, prisons, probation services, consultancy, and in private or public organisations.

Marriage counseling

Addiction Removal – Alcohol Or Smoking

In following areas I can be useful to you:-

drug- smoking – alcohol abuse
child development
adolescent development
adult development/aging- guidance on job
health psychology (e.g. including long term care and major diseases, etc)
mental illness (e.g. anxiety disorders)
vocational psychology – guidance child to take study lines
forensic psychology
sport psychology- performance in any sports
aggression/anger control
anxiety disorders
interpersonal relationships
your personal assessment
community psychology
counseling process/outcome- getting results you want – in study or in job
group processes
crisis intervention
developmental disabilities
eating disorders





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Near Prabudas Thakkar College,
Opp. Vitrag Flats, Narayan Nagar Road,
Paldi, Ahmedabad-380007 INDIA.

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