9 February 2016

Definition of Psy

PSYCHOLOGIST:
Master in Psychology (5 academic years in psychology) – Title recognized and protected.
Treats patients by methods of interviews, analysis / problem (s) and proposed different solutions to find a life balance.

I work with PSYCHIATRIC DOCTORS:
Specialist in Psychiatry (university studies in medicine) – Title recognized and protected.
The psychiatrist can prescribe medications.

The role of PSYCHOTHERAPISTS:
Training “3 years” in a special school.
The therapist work is usually longer, for a deeper problem.

** The psychotherapist is recognized and protected since 2015 Luxembourg under certain conditions. See the law (Master in Psychology + psychotherapist training ..)

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