psychiatric medications or medical doctors could be your family doctor or a psychiatrist Talkspace + Ptsd
or a licensed professional nurse who’s had particular training in psychiatric medications so those are the only 2 types of individuals who can prescribe medication the vast bulk of psychotherapists do not recommend medication since they don’t hold those other degrees and where i live extremely extremely few psychiatrists likewise do therapy most psychiatrists focus on recommending the medication and leave the therapy to the psychotherapists so that is not a legitimate criticism and then the second criticism that they do not deal with court orders i will tell you in my own private practice i actually attempted to avoid handling court orders and i will share with you why most of the time what would take place is i would get a phone call from someone who would remain in a panic asking to have five sessions in a week because they needed to go to court next week and they were trying to meet the requirement that they had actually received probably 5 or 6 months ago now i comprehend that this happens i actually do but that’s not actually treatment that’s actually doing something to please a court order and it’s not the type of work i ever did and probably for the majority of court-ordered treatment there are community agencies that can supply that kind of treatment in a more efficient way so i simply wanted to address those two criticisms because i do not feel they’re valid so prior to i share with you this little technique on the website for better help in terms of being able to find somebody in your own area that you resonate with i wish to state two things one is that the fit in between you and a therapist is very crucial and the style of a therapist makes a huge distinction how comfortable you feel with them how safe you feel with them and you could go to someone who has a very costly rate at a private practice and still not enjoy with the therapist right i’ve had clients who have actually come to me after seeing someone in my area where they were paying a high private practice rate and they enter into my office and they ‘d say my prior therapist not did anything but discuss herself well that’s not proper so if that occurs to you either with a private practice or a community company or on better help change therapists and if a therapist ever does something egregious you can report it to the state licensing board so absolutely the quality of the therapist varies no matter what their training or background and you need to find somebody who’s an excellent suitable for you and actually among the
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benefits i feel of the better health platform is that you have this capability to easily change therapists so there’s some responsibility because due to the fact that obviously if better help has a therapist and individuals are constantly switching away from that individual they get that feedback right if you go to someone in a private practice what do you tell and after that it’s really hard to discover reviews unless you get an individual recommendation to a private practice therapist so i do think that’s sort of a benefit of the better help platform that you can read reviews you can write an evaluation you can supply feedback and you can switch therapists if you need to so prior to i show you how you can go onto the betterhelp platform and pick a therapist who resonates for you in your location but i do have a link below this video that provides you with 10 off your first month i am an affiliate of better help i am not a therapist on the platform and i no longer handle psychotherapy customers just as an fyi since i get that question a lot but i affiliated with them because people all over the country and really all over the world contact me frequently to say that they do not have access to psychological health services so better help provide service in 140 different nations 40 different languages i’m in positioning with their mission so there is a link listed below this video that will give you 10 percent off your first month so if you go to the betterhelp.com site you actually don’t get the choice up here to put your postal code in and see what therapists are offered you have to scroll all the way to the bottom and you’ll see here find a therapist so you can put in any city in the united states i’m going to pick baltimore maryland i don’t live there
i do not understand any therapists there but i’m simply going to try it and you will get a whole host of therapists and you can have a look and again i do not know these people i’m not promoting them in any way i’m simply showing you how you can screen to see who the therapists are that are readily available in your location prior to registering and then if you really liked this therapist or state here dr veronica wanza she concentrates on stress anxiety lgbt relationship problems injury and abuse Talkspace + Ptsd