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The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist – a Tale From “The Golden Age of Psychiatry”
In a prior blog posting entitled “The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist” there was a reference to the privilege of being trained during...
The Psychiatrist as Psychotherapist
Those psychiatrists trained in “The Golden Age of Psychiatry” received intensive training in various modalities of psychotherapy, such as psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and family systems; as well as learning the science of psychopharmacology. These fortunate physicians are able to evaluate and treat the whole person, including the ability to address biological, psychological, social/environmental, and existential issues throughout the course of therapy with their clients, according to the Biopsychosocial Model.