A counselor is a general term for professional that works in the field of mental health. There a number of different types of mental health professionals. In order to protect the interest and safety of the public, each state has boards that regulate the licensing of these professionals. Psychologists are licensed counselors who have received a doctorate in their chosen area of specialization and are required to be licensed by the appropriate entity in their state. Rowan Center for Behavioral Medicine is based in California and all psychologists are licensed by the California Board of Psychology to provide counseling services. Each counselor holds a doctorate in psychology and has focused on an area of clinical psychology.
Clinical Psychologists are specialists in the diagnosis, assessment, evaluation and treatment of psychological and psychophysiologial challenges. Rowan Center psychologists work with patients to alleviate intellectual, emotional and physical distress as well as social and behavioral problems. We are focused on relieving suffering and enhancing the functioning of the patients that we treat. These goals are achieved using our expertise in a range of therapeutic techniques including cognitive behavioral, humanistic and existential therapy as well as mindfulness, stress management and pain reduction interventions.
Whether you are looking to address depression and anxiety, need support as your struggle with a medical condition or you are in search of an ally to assist as you make a life transition, the clinical psychologists at Rowan Center are here to help. We will set clear goals for your treatment and work diligently to help you attain the highest level of health and wellness.