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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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ACA in the News: Access to Mental Health Care & Suicide

by Ashwini Yelamanchili | Nov 20, 2013
After the recent tragedy involving Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds and his son, Austin (Gus) Deeds, the American Counseling Association’s Dr. David Kaplan was interviewed by Washington, DC’s FOX 5 News. He shared thoughts regarding access to mental health care and acts of violence committed by suicidal individuals. Dr. Kaplan also explained how professional counselors can help those in need.
Watch the interview here.