Ethics for Psychologists: Confidentiality Limited for Service Members

March 23, 2017

Although fewer than half a percent of Americans serve on active duty (compared to 12 percent during WWII) the mental health care of... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Terminating Therapy with a Patient

March 23, 2017

I had been seeing Martin for therapy for two years. Initially presenting for couples counseling with his wife, Gina, Martin requested... Read more...

Treatment of Simple Phobia

March 23, 2017

K is a 51 year-old woman who presented for treatment on the recommendation of her primary care physician (PCP) because of a profound... Read more...

Washington state high court expands Tarasoff duty to warn

March 22, 2017

The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that mental health professionals have a duty to protect and warn potential victims of... Read more...

Psychology’s role in the national drug epidemic

March 22, 2017

Drug overdose deaths continue to soar, while the prescriptions of opioids continue at alarming levels and public discontent has been... Read more...

Drug Tests Add Doubt to Amyloid Theory on Alzheimer’s Disease

March 22, 2017

The latest blow in the search for successful pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer’s disease came in February when drug company... Read more...

Parity Task Force: ‘There is Much More Work to be Done’

January 24, 2017

A report by a presidential task force made several recommendations to help enforce the nation’s parity laws, but admits there is... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Pre-Employment Evaluations for Police and Public Safety

January 24, 2017

The delivery and conduct of Pre-employment Psychological Evaluations (PPE’s) of police and public safety officers are crucial to... Read more...

What is a Disability, Anyway?

January 24, 2017

Mental health professionals are often asked to certify patients are “disabled” or have a “disability related need” for a service... Read more...

Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy

January 23, 2017

Animal Assisted Psychotherapy (AAP) is a unique and expanding field in which mental health professionals incorporate trained therapy... Read more...

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