Psychologist-Supervised Counselling

Psychologist-Supervised Counselling

What is the difference between a Psychotherapist and a Psychologist?

Psychotherapy has been a regulated profession in Ontario since 2007. Registered Psychotherapists are increasingly involved in the effective treatment of emotional/mental health issues.

Both a registered psychotherapist and registered psychologist can provide psychotherapy. Psychologists can diagnose and can provide guidance on diagnostic prognosis. Psychotherapists cannot render a mental health or psychological diagnosis.

There are also differences in the registration process for a Psychotherapist and a Psychologist.

Dr. Becky Liddle, C.Psych, works as a psychologist for NKS Therapy providing supervision to two psychotherapists. If you feel that you would benefit from the services of a psychologist, please get in touch with us directly.

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