Therapist is a person who offers any kinds of therapy. Therapists are trained professionals in the field of any types of services like psychologists, social workers, counsellors, life coachers and others. They are helpful in counselling individuals for various mental and physical issues.


Therapist refers to trained professionals engaged in providing services any kind of treatment or rehabilitation.[1]


Therapist helps in resolving below issues:[2]


Following are various types of therapists.[3][4][5]


Therapist are basically specialised in below areas:[6][4][7]


A therapist or a licensed counselor is required to qualify in state licensure exam and also preferred to have a master's degree in addition to completion of internship with a practicing Supervisor.[8][9]

Some bachelor's degree holding counselors also practice under the guidance of licensed therapist or a psychologist. Few counselors prefer to have art therapy or addictions prevention training.[9]


Following are the benefits of consulting a therapist.[9]

See also


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  2. ^ "The Beginner's Guide to Finding a Therapist". 10 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Types of Therapy: Choosing the Right One for You". 10 June 2022. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  4. ^ a b "Benefits of Therapy for Yourself, Family, and Relationships". Healthline. 23 October 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  5. ^ "What's the Difference Between a Therapist and a Psychotherapist?". 30 December 2021. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  6. ^ "How to Find a Therapist That's Right for You: 9 Key Tips". Healthline. 17 August 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  7. ^ "Talk therapy: How it works, benefits, and more". 9 July 2021. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  8. ^ Som, Rituparna (21 June 2021). "How to find the right therapist for you, according to mental health professionals". Vogue India. Retrieved 12 June 2022.
  9. ^ a b c "What Is a Therapist [Psychotherapist]? - The Complete Definition". Talkspace. 15 November 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2022.