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...

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...

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...

Psychologists Told Ominous Letters are ‘Just Educational’

August 3, 2017

Psychologists in many parts of the country who routinely bill for an hour psychotherapy session have been receiving letters from insurance... Read more...

Suicide Prevention Drive Ensnaring Psychologists

August 3, 2017

Do doctoral level psychologists need more training in suicide prevention? The California Board of Psychology says yes – but the California... Read more...

Early Career Psychology: Balance vs. Burnout

August 1, 2017

Achieving balance is a trendy topic. I contemplated using a photo of smooth stones balancing gingerly atop each other because that... Read more...

Psychologists Best to Assess Concussions, Gender Effects

May 26, 2017

Sports-related concussions get tremendous attention from the media and the research community, provoking more debate than all other... Read more...

Risk Management: Investigation Notice for Psychologists Not Cause for Panic

May 25, 2017

Every state regulates the practice of psychology. The simplest regulation is that state licensing is required to call oneself a psychologist.... Read more...

Ethics for psychologists: Duty to Warn & Not Getting Distracted by Legal Cases

May 25, 2017

Some years ago a psychologist in Wausau, Wisc., found himself worrying about the increasingly angry talk by a client. He was distracted... Read more...

Proponent of Internet Tests Contends They Eliminate Bias

May 24, 2017

There is a nationwide inadequacy of current pre-employment and promotion tests for public safety officers, firefighters and emergency... Read more...

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