Can psychologists in Australia prescribe medication?!

Question: Can psychologists in Australia prescribe medication.?
No they can not.

If they believe that the patient will benefit from medication they refer them to a Psychiatrist to confirm a diagnosis and write any prescription needed.Health Question & Answer

Hey - no, they can only be prescribed by psychiatrists (which most are bulk billed or covered by medicare).

A psychologist generally does the mental therapy work with you and psychiatrists are more medicine based, though some can provide you with mental therapy such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy etc Health Question & Answer

do not know, but I am in Melbourne but I do know shrinks do thoughHealth Question & Answer

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