Psychiatrist Consults

Bluebell Health offer a limited number of psychiatrist consults with short waiting lists at some locations for treatment resistant depression. Enquire with our team for more information.

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What is a
psychiatrist?

A psychiatrist is a doctor that specialises in mental health.
They treat conditions such as depression, anxiety, OCD, substance
misuse disorder and other psychological conditions.

What treatments does
a psychiatrist provide?

Psychiatrists offer a broad range of treatments:

General Medical Care in relation to mental health

Psychological treatments like psychotherapy

Medication treatments

Brain stimulation such as TMS or ECT

What is the difference between a
psychiatrist and a psychologist?

Both psychiatrists and psychologists understand the brain and emotions.The primary difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist, is a psychiatrist will go to medical school and become a medical doctor. They can prescribe medication and other treatments such as TMS or ECT. A psychologist cannot prescribe medication. The primarily focuses on psychological therapy.

Psychiatrist

  • Went to medical school and is a doctor

  • Can prescribe medication

  • Helps diagnose and set a treatment plan for mental health disorders

Psychologist

  • Went to university to study psychology

  • Cannot prescribe medication

  • Treats mental health disorders with psychotherapy

Speak to our team today about available consults for treatment resistant depression at our clinics

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