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What’s Best for you? A therapist or a Psychiatrist?

What’s best for you? A therapist or a psychiatrist? There’s a difference, explore the world mental health with us and learn what’s best for you. Let’s begin with defining the different roles.


A therapist is a licensed counselor or a psychologist who can use talk therapy to help you treat your mental health symptoms and help you manage the stress and relationships in your life.


A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who can specialized in mental healthcare. Psychiatrist can diagnose and prescribe medication to help treat your mental health disorders. A psychiatrist can provide psychotherapy and they can be considered therapist, however the titles are not interchangeable.


You should take your time and consider your options, talk to multiple offices and your insurance company. If you don’t have insurance, don’t be discouraged, ask for quotes and if they offer special financing, payment plans, or even discounts. Your mental health is just as important as your physical health.

For more information about the services or any questions or concerns you may have please check out what Embracia Health Clinic offers, we have staff on hand who speak Spanish and are ready to help.

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