Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists are medical doctors with specialised training in mental health issues. They can decide whether you need medication as part of your treatment, and are able to prescribe it for you. For this reason they are often more involved with supporting people with more sever mental health issues.

They are trained to understand how your brain works, how you think and how you behave.

They use different types of counselling and psychotherapy to help you develop better ways of thinking and behaving