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Title: The clinical psychologist
Authors: Agius, Mariella
Keywords: Clinical psychologists -- Malta
Mentally ill -- Care -- Malta
Psychodiagnostics -- Malta
Psychological tests
Cognitive therapy
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: University of Malta. Department of Psychiatry
Citation: Agius, M. (1996). The clinical psychologist. In P. Muscat (Ed.), Psychiatric practice and related disciplines in Malta (pp. 50-53). Malta: University of Malta, Dept. of Psychiatry.
Abstract: Here in Malta, the Clinical Psychologist is a mental health professional holding an M.A. of M.Sc. degree in Psychology and clinical experience in assessment and psychotherapy. Clinical Psychology is that field of Psychology concerned with the assessment, treatment and prevention of maladaptive behaviour. The Clinical Psychologist, ideally works within a multidisciplinary team. This entails a great deal of consultation with the other professionals on the team. Typically the team is composed of a Consultant Psychiatrist, his Senior Medical Officer, the Houseman or Housewoman, an Occupational Therapist, a Social Worker, Psychiatric Nurses and their assistants.
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