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Psychotherapists are licensed psychologists or psychiatrists trained in mental health therapy. They apply logic and analysis to help patients with their interpersonal relationships or group dynamic issues. To become a psychotherapist, one needs to obtain a master's degree in psychology, social work, or educational counseling. Classes to concentrate on in high school and college include writing, humanities, physiology, chemistry, and neurology.

Licensing requirements vary by state. Local boards of mental health professionals can be a great spring board for those looking to go into this field. Professionals should have a capacity for empathy and sympathy, with a gentle bedside manner and calm demeanor. They should be able to counsel both children and adults, although they may declare specialties early on.

Psychotherapists can be psychiatrists or psychologists, as this is one sub specialty of the mental health field. These professionals offer many services for patients, from standard therapy sessions to prescription medicine. Some psychotherapists own their own private practice, while others work within a medical or clinical setting.

They may help with emotional issues such as problem behavior, communication problems, socialization, and emotional relationship issues. They attempt to promote the patient's sense of well being through therapy to address anything from family and marriage difficulties to work or interpersonal relationships.

The degree of mental illness will vary by patient. Some are in need of intensive therapy and medicine, while others need only therapy or counseling sessions. Strong communication skills are imperative in this business, as is the ability to listen. Patients will first encounter a receptionist when visiting or calling. They may also meet with a nurse, who can take vital signs and go over medical history. Then, it's time to meet with the psychotherapist for sessions, which may take place weekly or even more frequently depending on the patient's needs.

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Sean Kitaoka, Phd Write review for this local business
2522 Date Street, #1802, Honolulu, HI 96826
(808) 292-2642  
I provide individual and couples counseling/consultation services. Some approaches I typically use in my work include brief solution oriented psychotherapy and strengths-based.
Crystal Scurr, MFT, CSAC Write review for this local business
91-2141 Fort Weaver Rd, Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(808) 343-9049  
Phyllis Z Levy MSW LCSW Write review for this local business
2850 Paa St Ste 217, Honolulu, HI 96819
(808) 839-7779  
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1448 Young St Ste 12, Honolulu, HI 96814
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1188 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 282-9045  
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(808) 593-7703  
Alfred A. Sison, MA, LMFT, PsyD Write review for this local business
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(808) 393-0320  
Dr. Conrad Bernisto, Psy.D., R.N., M.A. Write review for this local business
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315 Uluniu St, Kailua, HI 96734
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The physical location and appearance of the psychotherapists will likely play a major role in whether or not you choose to attain their assistance or services. This is why you should connect with them in person to scrutinize their office or place of business. When you do so, you can also make inquiries about any human health issues, emotional dilemmas, shrink experts, psychoanalyst education, behavior problems, medical analyst prescription drugs, psychiatric wards, emotional therapist treatments, human communication, therapeutic medicine, consultant fees, mental health assessments, cognitive psychotherapy, interpersonal relationship issues, metal illness medications and overall health treatments you're interested in. This will naturally help you determine if the psychotherapist is suitable for your needs. It's typically a good idea to make inquiries about how grand the business is. For example, is the company a local entity, a statewide business or does it function on a national scale? This can naturally have an impact on whether or not you decide to give them your business. Some consumers prefer a larger company and others prefer a smaller business to work with. Just be sure to keep in mind customer service, regardless of whom you deal with. Customer service skills are so important in any industry. When all is said and done, you must find and choose a psychotherapist that's able to meet your specifications in regards to behavior problems, shrink issues, analyst practices, human therapist assistance, psychoanalyst treatments and psychiatric medicine. Just be sure to investigate a variety of psychotherapists first in order to attain more details on their pricing. It goes without saying that different medical professionals will demand different rates.