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psychologist

 [si-kol´ŏ-jist]
a qualified specialist in psychology.

psy·chol·o·gist

(sī-kol'ŏ-jist),
A specialist in psychology licensed to practice professional psychology (for example, clinical psychologist), or qualified to teach psychology as a scholarly discipline (academic psychologist), or whose scientific specialty is a subfield of psychology (research psychologist).

psychologist

(sī-kŏl′ə-jĭst)
n.
1. A specialist in psychology.

psychologist

[sīkol′əjist]
a person who specializes in the study of the structure and function of the brain and related mental processes of animals and humans. A clinical psychologist is one who is qualified by graduate study in psychology and training in clinical psychology and who provides testing and counseling services to patients with mental and emotional disorders.

psychologist

A non-physician mental healthcare worker with either a Master of Arts degree (MA) or a Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) who, depending on the jurisdiction, may prescribe drugs for mental disease.

psychologist

Psychiatry A nonmedical mental health care worker who has completed graduate education and training and is qualified to perform psychologic research, testing, or therapy Salary $61K. See Child psychologist, Clinical psychologist, Neuropsychologist, Psychoanalyst, Psychotherapist, School psychologist; Cf Psychiatrist.

psy·chol·o·gist

(sī-kol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in psychology licensed to practice professional psychology (e.g., clinical psychologist), or qualified to teach psychology as a scholarly discipline (academic psychologist), or whose scientific specialty is a subfield of psychology (research psychologist).

psy·chol·o·gist

(sī-kol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in psychology licensed to practice.

Patient discussion about psychologist

Q. How can I know that my doctor is good? You must check and test your doctor. How do i check or test my doctor? I will tell you here...

A. so doctor, what do you recommend me to do. which choices do i have? hm, what i know is, that if you continue straight away we will crash in this ice-berg. you as captian, you will have to sink with your boat, because this is a question of your honour. me as your doctor i will look that i can take an emergency boat to save my life and help somebody else. so doctor, what can we do. your doctor can then say: you have to make a maneuvre. you can't for sure go on like this on you way (life/habit). so he/she should be able to explain you how to deal with the engines, the sails, whatever to avoid the crash. if he/she has no idea, change your doctor, if he/she tells you to need more help about it, find out together, he/she is at least honest - so give her/him a chance to grow with you. i have the hope that i could reach you with these explanations.

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