Risk Management: Exposure Varies in Alternative Practice Models

March 24, 2017

Alternative practice models create exciting opportunities for psychologists within and outside of formal Affordable Care Act (ACA)... Read more...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Psychologists Can Submit Quality Measures in 2017

January 23, 2017

Because psychologists are exempt for the next two years from the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for Medicare providers... Read more...

The Upside of RxP for Psychology – A Reply

January 22, 2017

In the last edition of The National Psychologist, David S. Doane, Ph.D., expressed his opinion that prescription privileges (RxP) would... Read more...

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