Psychologists help you and your family work through emotional difficulties through talk therapy. They also evaluate mental health through special assessments.
Good to know about psychologists
Psychologists do not prescribe medicine or order medical tests. They may work with medical doctors, including psychiatrists, to help patients with:
- mental or emotional illness, such as anxiety, depression or schizophrenia
- addiction and substance abuse
- sexual or gender identity issues
Source: Allina Health Mental Health & Addiction Services