I need medication. Which types of providers can prescribe meds? | Zencare

I need medication. Which types of providers can prescribe meds?

Filter by “Psychiatrist” under Clinician Type to view providers who can prescribe medications.

“Psychiatrists” include Medical Doctors (MDs and DOs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs).

On the other hand, “Talk therapists” includes psychologists (PhD or PsyD), social workers (LICSW), counselors (LMHC), and marriage and family therapists (LMFT). Talk therapists cannot prescribe medication.

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How do I find a psychiatrist who takes insurance?
Read more about the differences in provider types.