19 Mar Benefits of seeing a psychologist
Psychology seeks to understand the relationship between the mind and body. It is the study of the interaction between how people feel, think and behave. Psychologists undertake a minimum of six years training.
Psychologists differ from psychiatrists. Psychiatrists receive educational training in medicine and pharmacology whereas psychologists’ academic training is centred around human behaviour, mental functioning and emotional health. There are major benefits in engaging the services of a psychologist:
1. Scientifically Proven Techniques – Psychologists employ a range of proven therapeutic approaches to assist clients such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Solution Focussed Therapy, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy and many more. Many of those modalities are used at Ultimate Success and Wellbeing Psychology.
2. Expert in a range of conditions – Psychologists undertake extensive academic training and continually develop their skills through ongoing professional supervision and training. This allows psychologists to develop expertise in many conditions and continually expand their knowledge and experience. At Ultimate Success and Wellbeing Psychology clinicians undertake professional supervision and training.
3. Tests and Assessments – Psychologists have been trained to conduct and interpret a variety of tests and assessments to assist in diagnosing specific conditions, to gain insights into how people think, feel and behave. At Ultimate Success and Wellbeing Psychology a number of psychological tools can be used to assist clients.
4. Professional Associations – Psychology is a reputable profession and psychologists are often registered with a number of professional associations. Ultimate Success and Wellbeing Psychology is registered with the following professional associations: