Our expert says:
Check the archines of this forum as I've discussed the psychiatrist / psychologist distinction SO often before. Wither can be a therapist, giving talking treatment called psychotherapy. Counselling is a slightly lower-level of such talking treatments, and some people like Social Workers can be trained to be a counsellor helping you deal with life problems, without all the extra training it requires for a shrink to be qualified. But you ought to see a psychologist / psychiatrist FIRST, to get a proper assessment / diagnosis, something a counsellor would not be qualified to do.
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