Words to know
- Therapist, Counselor, Psychotherapist – all the same thing. I am a licensed professional counselor. I have my Master’s Degree. I do not prescribe medication.
- Psychologist – Doctoral level degree therapist or counselor. Does not prescribe medication.
- Psychiatrist – Medical doctor who can diagnose and treat with prescription medication.
- Hypnotherapy – Hypnotherapy uses skilled guided relaxation to help direct a client’s imagination in such a way as to bring about intended changes in sensations, perceptions, feelings, thoughts and behavior. All hypnosis is self-hypnosis; I am your guide along the way.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Georgia Behavioral Health Link – state-wide crisis and access line and providers of mobile crisis services 24/7. Please use this link / call the phone number if you are experiencing an after hours mental health emergency.
National Alliance on Mental Health
No Shame on You – dedicated to eliminating the stigma associated with mental health conditions and raising awareness.