LCSW vs. LPC
The healthcare profession has many categories and many types of licenses in each area. Many health care consumers get confused about the many acronyms in the industry. A common question people have involves the difference between LCSW and LPC. These are two similar, yet distinct types of mental health professionals.
1.What is LCSW? – Licensed Clinical Social Worker
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker usually has a Master’s Degree in social work and has studied mental health theory and practice, sociology, human behavior in social environments, and psychology. They are trained extensively in psychotherapy and help patients with many different types of mental health problems.