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September 15, 2011 07:50 PM

After Casey Anthony was released from prison, her attorney, Jose Baez, said she would seek psychological treatment.

Now, a source close to Anthony tells PEOPLE exclusively that the Florida woman has been seeing a grief counselor – and will soon start seeing a female psychiatrist.

“She needs serious help,” says the source. “We’ll see what this counseling will do.”

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Anthony has traveled extensively since her acquittal, but she is now back in Florida while she serves a one-year probation on a check fraud case.

Baez, who did not immediately return calls for comment, previously said that Anthony needed treatment for the trauma of losing her child and her subsequent incarceration.

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