Psychotherapeutic Resources PSY 11 / F02
Psychotherapist - In NC almost anyone can call himself/herself a psychotherapist.
Psychologist - Must possess either a Masters or Ph.D degree in some field of psychology.
Clinical Psychologist - Masters level - 2 years of course work and training.
Ph.D. level - 5-6 years of course work and training, including a year of internship.
Psychiatrist - M.D. degree followed by a three year residency training.
Social Worker - Masters degree. Usually specializes in community support services. May specialize in psychotherapy,
then is termed a Psychiatric Social Worker.
Psychoanalyst - A Psychiatrist or Clinical Psychologist who then spends several years at a Psychoanalytic Training
Institute. Psychoanalysts must undergo psychoanalysis themselves.
Duke Emergency Room: 684-2413
Will be seen by resident.
Helpline (Durham Mental Health Center): 560-7100
Will speak with a trained volunteer over the phone.
Rape Crisis Center: 688-2883
Will talk to a trained volunteer who will meet with you to provide support services if you wish
Rape & Sexual Assault Support Center, Crisis Information: 681-6882
*CAPS: 660-1000 (Suite 214, Page Bldg.)
For enrolled Duke students only. Free - paid for by student health fee. Provides personal counseling, career counseling (including computerized testing), Skill development, referrals. Multidisciplinary staff including Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists, Psychiatrists, etc.
Duke Psychology Clinic: 660-5770
Therapists: Clinical psychology graduate students.
Fee: Sliding scale according to ability to pay. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Services: Short and long-term individual therapy, group therapy, family and couples counseling. Some expertise available for help with rape, incest, battering, eating disorders and post-traumatic stress.
Duke Outpatient Psychiatry: 684-0100
Therapists: Screened by a psychiatric resident and typically referred to a resident or Social Worker. Referrals to psychiatrists and psychologists made occasionally and can be requested
Fee: Residents and Social Workers see clients on a sliding scale. Private practitioners (Psychiatrists and Psychologists) charge between $75 and $100 per session.
Services: Long and short term therapy.
There are also numerous private practitioners in the area, with different backgrounds and fees. Clinical faculty may be able to provide referrals.