Resources for Parents

Parents are frequently interested in gathering information that can help guide their decisions on how to best parent their children. They look for information that is reliable and can help them to better understand what is typical for their child. For example, parents may have concerns about their child’s developmental milestones or how their child responds to a stressful situation.

The American Psychological Association (APA) ...

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Psychologist Versus Psychiatrist

In my private practice, I am frequently asked about the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist. Many of my clients will ask me if I can prescribe medication to them. The answer is no. In the state of Georgia, a licensed psychologist cannot prescribe medications. So, what are the training requirements for a psychologist or a psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist attends medical school and spends many years training to prescribe medication after deciding upon a specialty. He ...

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