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Clinical Psychologist ↓

An individual who has earned a doctorate in psychology and whose training is in the assessment and treatment of psychological problems.

Counseling Psychologist ↓

Psychologist who specialize in providing guidance in areas such as vocational selection, school problems, drug abuse, and marital conflict.

Screening ↓

In mental health, a brief formal or informal assessment to identify individuals who have mental health problems or are likely to develop such problems. If a problem is detected, the screening can also determine the most appropriate mental health services for the individual.