Showing posts from July, 2010

Make an Appointment

You can always call Jane Rekas, LCSW at 971-285-5679. You can also now book an appointment online here: Schedule an appointment online (confidential) and receive email reminder. Client Forms If you are in need of after-hour or emergency care, please call Center For Living 24 hour crisis line: 541-386-2620 Or go to your local emergency room

Psychologist or Psychiatrist?

Question : What Is the Difference Between a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist? Answer : The simplest way to describe the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist is that a psychologist primarily aids the depressed patient by counseling and psychotherapy. A psychiatrist may also perform psychotherapy; but, in addition, can prescribe medications. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor. A psychologist may hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) and be called "doctor"; but, is not a medical doctor (M.D.).