is a psychologist a doctor

Is A Psychologist A Doctor?

Psychology is the study of the human mind and behavior. Yet many find themselves wondering, “Is a psychologist a doctor?” Psychologists hold doctoral degrees in psychology, such as clinical or counseling psychology; they are not medical doctors. One main difference between psychiatrists, who are medical doctors, and psychologists, who hold doctoral degrees, is that psychologists…

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What Are The Benefits of Therapy?

Psychotherapy is the cornerstone of any successful mental health program or addiction treatment. For over a century, psychotherapy, or “talk therapy,” has been used to improve people’s mental health and help them better understand their minds and behaviors. Today there are many forms of therapy and evidence-based treatments used in mental health treatment programs, and…

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What Are Group Therapy Activities For Adults With Mental Illness?

There are numerous therapeutic options for individuals struggling with mental health issues or substance use disorder, addiction to drugs or alcohol, to aid in healing and recovery. Group therapy is often a key ingredient in successful mental health treatment programs and is also a common component in residential addiction treatment. In a group therapy program,…

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What Kind of Therapist Do I Need?

So, you’ve decided to seek mental health treatment, but what kind of therapist should you choose? There are many types of mental health counselors, and knowing what kind of therapist you need can be confusing. Sometimes, not knowing what kind of therapist may be best prevents people from beginning a therapy and treatment regimen. Harmony…

individual psychotherapy at a mental health treatment center

What Do You Learn in Individual Psychotherapy?

While many understand the importance of physical health, too often, mental health is ignored. Yet, an individual’s overall wellbeing requires positive mental health just as much as it requires good physical health. An individual psychotherapy program is a rich experience for clients and the gateway to good mental health. Mental health therapy takes many forms,…

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What You Learn In A Trauma Therapy Program

Trauma treatment is unique. When a person experiences trauma, there’s damage created. In a trauma therapy program, the goal is not to relive that experience. Rather, using a customized PTSD treatment program, the goal is to overcome how trauma impacts daily life now. With a full mental health treatment program available, Harmony Hills can help…

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Benefits of A Rehab Aftercare Program

An addiction treatment program begins with time working through detox and through a residential addiction treatment program many times. Yet, once a person leaves a treatment center’s safety and support, there is still an ongoing need for support. A rehab aftercare program is one way to meet those ongoing goals. Also called an alumni program,…