Psychotherapy involves talking with a trained mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, or mental health
counselors about but not limited to your mental health
concerns. Therapists include all the professionals as stated. The difference is: A psychiatrist is a Medical Doctor (M.D.)A psychologist is a clinician who holds a Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) or in Psychology (Ph.D.). Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC’s) hold Masters degrees in counseling.