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therapistA person who provides therapy. See Enterostomal therapist, Licensed Massage therapist, Psychotherapist, Physical therapist.
Patient discussion about therapist
Q. How should I choose a therapist? Hi, My 5 months-old baby was born with a very rare metabolic disease, that we currently treat with injections of drugs. So far she’s doing OK, but since the doctors doesn’t really offer any cure for this disease, and I don’t want her receiving injections all her life, we’re looking for a natural therapy. I tried to contact healers I found in several listings, but I’m afraid I’ll end with a quack. How can I know what treatment will be the best for my baby?
Q. Is there a good way to find a good therapist? My girlfriend has been depressed for approximately 1 year. It began when she was forced to closed her mortgage business a year ago. The resulting financial hardship has exacerbated it. And 2 weeks ago, her grandmother went into the hospital and then passed away last week. I have seen 2 therapists in my life. One was decent and helped. The other was a pompous jackass. Is there any good resource online or otherwise that can help someone find a good therapist? BTW, she is in the Southern California area. Thanks,
In my case, it was my doctor who recommended a therapist to go see. They usually know one another and have a good idea on which one would be of good help.
You could also try contacting the local mental health agency. But I think that your doctor will get you where you need to be quicker.
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...