The Second Decade

January 24, 2012

In the second 10 years of The National Psychologist, 2001-2011, the profession scored a couple of long-time goals, came to terms with... Read more...

The First Decade

January 24, 2012

Condensed from a summary prepared by Gary DeNelsky, Ph.D., of the 57 issues of The National Psychologist printed from January 1991... Read more...

Peace of Mind: Keeping Medical Records Safe

January 16, 2012

How secure are your patientsā€™ data? Storing patient health records electronically may be an efficient solution to the antiquated... Read more...

But the Judge Ordered Me to Do It

January 16, 2012

During a recent risk management consultation a psychologist reported how a judge had ordered him to render a forensic recommendation... Read more...

ADHD Coaching: An Important Tool for Therapists

January 16, 2012

One study found that 10 percent to 20 percent of adults seen in outpatient mental health settings have ADHD. Too often, they are being... Read more...

What is the Power of Group Psychotherapy?

January 16, 2012

Man is a social animal who remains group-oriented to ensure survival, connection and belonging. Our lives begin in family groups and... Read more...

Running the Gauntlet: The Treating Psychologist in Court

January 16, 2012

Psychologists who do not identify as forensic psychologists know that they need to be prepared for those occasions when they may find... Read more...

APA Leading the Charge Against ‘Medicalizing’ DSM-5

January 16, 2012

The American Psychiatric Association (ApA) plans a third ā€“ and final ā€“ comment period sometime this spring for voicing concerns... Read more...

Multiple Relationships Not Always Bad

January 11, 2012

I was surprised to read the statement of my esteemed colleague, Ed Zuckerman, Ph.D., in the last issue of The National Psychologist... Read more...


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