Hurricane Trauma and Psychology: Mix Well, Stirred but not Shaken

November 7, 2017

On Sept. 10 Hurricane Irma’s eyewall passed over my home and made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. My wife and... Read more...

MMPI-3: Revision of MMPI-2 or Marketing Hype?

November 7, 2017

For the last decade, the publisher of the MMPI instruments, the University of Minnesota Press, and its distributor, Pearson Assessments,... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Laws/Rules Vary for Telepsychology Practice

November 6, 2017

Psychologists are increasingly incorporating the use of technology to provide a wide range of services.  Older technologies such as... Read more...

Conducting Psychotherapy From a Wheelchair

November 6, 2017

I never expected my life to turn out as it has. My plan was to graduate college, attend graduate school, obtain my doctorate and become... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Working ethically with LGBTQ clients

November 5, 2017

Working ethically with sexual and gender minority clients requires cultural competence. While this column attempts to address some... Read more...

Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Clients Require Special Ethical Consideration

November 5, 2017

You receive a request for services via voicemail from an individual using a video-phone relay service, suggesting the potential client... Read more...

Drug to Combat Opioid Addiction Little Used

September 26, 2017

Washington, D.C. – A researcher with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine told psychologists at the 125th Annual Convention... Read more...

Compulsive Washing, Contamination Fears: It’s Not Just About Anxiety

September 26, 2017

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been portrayed in the popular media as primarily a problem of checking or washing. The lay... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: The Importance of Informed Consent for Psychological Services

September 25, 2017

Q: I am conducting a psychological evaluation that has been ordered by the court. Since the client has no choice but to participate,... Read more...

Is Consent for Psychological Treatment Informed?

September 24, 2017

Informed consent for psychological services is a clinically meaningful and client empowering dialogue. Additionally, many licensing... Read more...

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