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Difference between Counsellor, Therapist, and Psychologist?

The titles therapist and counselor are quite similar. However, a therapist tends to have a Master’s or Doctor’s degree in one of the following areas: couple and family therapy, social work, and counselling psychology. A therapist usually focuses on addressing the issues that affect a client’s quality of life by using evidence-based interventions.

A psychologist requires a Master’s degree or PhD in psychology. They could be a clinician who facilitates psychological tests and based on their assessment comes up with a diagnoses. They can also be a therapist who offers counseling or a combination of both.