No. Here in the UK a counsellor, psychotherapist, or counselling psychologist is not able to prescribe medication. This is solely the domain of psychiatrists, who train as medical doctors before specialising in mental health disorders.

If, however, your therapist feels you could benefit from medication, we can then refer you to a psychiatrist.

For more information, read our article, Psychiatrist vs Therapist – What is the Difference?

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