A psychiatrist is a medical specialist who can diagnose and treat mental health issues and emotional problems. Psychiatrists help people by using a range of approaches including therapies such as counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy, as well as medication.
Diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of mental health issues
Talk-based therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy and family therapy
Prescribing appropriate medication
Lifestyle and behavioural advice