Counseling Q & A

What is the difference between Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, and Social Workers?

Professional Counselors

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Marriage and Family Therapist

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Social workers

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Psychologists

American Psychological Association (APA)

Psychiatrist

America Psychiatric Association (APA)

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    David Kaplan, PhD, ACA's Chief Professional Officer, spoke to 99.1 WNEW in Washington, D.C. on the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. During the interview, Dr. Kaplan discussed how to help children and communities deal with large-scale traumas and disasters.
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