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How can a psychologist help with treating depression?

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They’re experts in psychology and hold doctorate degrees (PhD or PsyD). They’re trained in counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological testing. Psychologists are not medical and are not licensed to prescribe drugs in most states.

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on June 6, 2020

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on June 6, 2020

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