Psychiatrist/Psychologist

 
Psychiatrist:

          Psychopharmacologists – focus on prescription medications(requires an M.D. degree).

          Psychotherapy – focus some on medical issues, but more on how people think, react and cope. (requires an M.D. degree).

Some Psychiatrists will do both psychopharm and psychotherapy.

Psychologist – a Ph.D., not MD (so they cannot prescribe meds.) their focus is how people think, grow and react.

Neuropsychologist – have predoctoral and postdoctoral training working with children who have acquired brain injury or neurodevelopmental disorders.

Referral Network at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, available for many districts in Massachusetts