103TC1900X Taxonomy Code - Psychologist Counseling

Code

103TC1900X

ClassificationPsychologist
SpecializationCounseling
GroupingBehavioral Health & Social Service Providers
LevelLevel III - Area of Specialization
DefinitionA psychologist who specializes in general practice and health service. It focuses on how people function both personally and in their relationships at all ages. Counseling psychology addresses the emotional, social, work, school and physical health concerns people may have at different stages in their lives, focusing on typical life stresses and more severe issues with which people may struggle as individuals and as a part of families, groups and organizations. Counseling psychologists help people with physical, emotional and mental health issues improve their sense of well-being, alleviate feelings of distress and resolve crises. They also provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of more severe psychological symptoms.
NotesSource: American Psychological Association, www.apa.org [1/1/2019: new definition]
VersionNCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 21.0 - January 2021

The code 103TC1900X is the health care provider taxonomy code for psychologist grouped under behavioral health & social service providers with a specialization in counseling. NPI records indicate a total of 10,771 registered providers whose primary or secondary taxonomy code is counseling of which 5,773 are registered as females, 2,844 registered as males and 2,154 are organizations.

103TC1900X is a level III taxonomy code "area of specialization" used to classify a health care provider that chooses to pracice specific services. For instance, the area of specialization of Behavioral Health & Social Service Providers providers is determined by the Subspecialty Certificates issued by the different national boards. Taxonomy codes are self-selected by the health care provider. Their specialty is defined based on their education level and training. Taxonomy codes do not specify the actual services rendered by the health care provider.



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