from anxiety and injury.Betterhelp Youtube Sponsorships Shane Dawson. and after that also from the point of view that i’ve used better help as a client so today i’m going to talk about what it takes to be a psychotherapist in the u.s and what it takes to be a much better health therapist i also want to reveal you a little bit of a technique on the better help website that permits you to take a look at who the therapists remain in your area read their profiles and choose one that resonates with you so it’s something that’s a little bit not quite hidden however type of concealed on the website and i’m going to show you at the end and in between i likewise want to attend to some criticisms that i have actually become aware of better help therapists and i have actually listened to on youtube review videos so let’s begin so i first want to make it clear that betterhelp just works with certified specialists and they match people with a licensed professional in your own state since in the u.s we have this function that the therapist needs to be certified in the state where you live so what does it take to be licensed now certainly that varies a bit state by state but i’m going to walk you through what it requires
licensed in connecticut where i live and after that inform you what else is required to be a better health therapist so to end up being certified you need a graduate degree in among a handful of locations so you could have a psychology phd or a master’s degree in scientific social work or marriage and household treatment or professional counseling and then once you have your graduate degree you require 3 000 hours of direct customer experience while you are being supervised by a professional who holds the license you’re seeking and you need a minimum of a hundred hours of supervision with this person in which you talk about how you are supplying treatment to your customers so usually achieving this numerous scientific hours and this much supervision probably averages around 3 or 4 years of experience to get the medical hours to even then sit for the written exam and after that you sit for the composed test and then if you pass you get certified so that’s what’s required to be accredited as a psychotherapist in connecticut and after that if you want to work for better help you require a minimum of 3 years of experience after you have actually been licensed so you are definitely not getting interns on better help you’re getting a therapist with an academic degree a strong number of medical hours and a minimum of three years of experience after they have actually been accredited so there’s a very popular video on youtube which criticizes better help therapists and calls them lay counselors which is just not real and the factor she calls them late therapists i want to talk about that briefly is she states one they don’t recommend medication and two they do not handle court orders so let me attend to those two things because in the u.s as a psychotherapist you can not recommend medication unless you also occur to be an md or an lprn the only individuals in the united states who can recommend psychiatric medications or medical physicians could be your general practitioner or a psychiatrist Betterhelp Youtube Sponsorships Shane Dawson
or a licensed expert nurse who’s had specific training in psychiatric medications so those are the only 2 types of people who can prescribe medication the large bulk of psychotherapists do not recommend medication due to the fact that they don’t hold those other degrees and where i live extremely really few psychiatrists also do treatment most psychiatrists focus on recommending the medication and leave the therapy to the psychotherapists so that is not a legitimate criticism and then the 2nd criticism that they don’t handle court orders i will inform you in my own private practice i actually tried to prevent handling court orders and i will show you why most of the time what would take place is i would get a call from somebody who would be in a panic asking to have five sessions in a week due to the fact that they had to go to court next week and they were trying to meet the requirement that they had received probably 5 or six months earlier now i comprehend that this happens i truly do but that’s not in fact treatment that’s really doing something to please a court order and it’s not the type of work i ever did and most likely for the majority of court-ordered treatment there are neighborhood agencies that can supply that type of treatment in a more effective manner so i simply wanted to deal with those two criticisms since i do not feel they stand so before i share with you this little technique on the site for better help in regards to being able to find someone in your own area that you resonate with i ‘d like to state two things one is that the fit between you and a therapist is incredibly essential and the design of a therapist makes a big distinction how comfy you feel with them how safe you feel with them and you could go to someone who has an extremely pricey rate at a private practice and still not be happy with the therapist right i have actually had customers who’ve come to me after seeing someone in my area where they were paying a high private practice rate and they enter into my workplace and they ‘d say my prior therapist not did anything but discuss herself well that’s not suitable so if that happens to you either with a private practice or a neighborhood firm or on better help change therapists and if a therapist ever does something egregious you can report it to the state licensing board so certainly the quality of the therapist differs no matter what their training or background and you need to discover somebody who’s a good suitable for you and actually one of the
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advantages i feel of the much better health platform is that you have this ability to easily switch therapists so there’s some accountability because since obviously if better help has a therapist and individuals are constantly switching away from that individual they get that feedback right if you go to somebody in a private practice what do you tell and after that it’s very difficult to discover evaluations unless you get a personal recommendation to a private practice therapist so i do think that’s sort of a benefit of the better help platform that you can read reviews you can write a review you can supply feedback and you can switch therapists if you need to so before i show you how you can go onto the betterhelp platform and pick a therapist who resonates for you in your location however i do have a link listed below this video that supplies you with 10 off your first month i am an affiliate of better help i am not a therapist on the platform and i no longer take on psychotherapy clients just as an fyi since i get that concern a lot but i associated with them since people all over the country and really all over the world contact me regularly to state that they don’t have access to psychological health services so better help offer service in 140 various nations 40 different languages i’m in alignment with their mission so there is a link listed below this video that will give you 10 percent off your first month so if you go to the betterhelp.com site you really don’t get the choice up here to put your zip code in and see what therapists are readily available you need to scroll all the way to the bottom and you’ll see here find a therapist so you can put in any city in the united states i’m going to pick baltimore maryland i do not live there
i don’t understand any therapists there but i’m simply going to try it and you will get an entire host of therapists and you can have a look and again i do not know these individuals i’m not promoting them in any way i’m simply showing you how you can screen to see who the therapists are that are available in your area prior to registering and after that if you really liked this therapist or state here dr veronica wanza she concentrates on stress anxiety lgbt relationship problems trauma and abuse Betterhelp Youtube Sponsorships Shane Dawson