Veterans Administration is Leader in Telemental Health

July 21, 2014

Long waits for care at Veterans Administration facilities have drawn harsh criticism and congressional action, but the VA is a leader... Read more...

Integration Isn’t Enough: Mindful Practice Needed in SPMI Healthcare

July 21, 2014

When I joined a Denver community mental health center as a health coach serving 160 individuals with severe and persistent mental illness... Read more...

Counseling the Elite Athlete

May 15, 2014

I have spent 20 years providing counseling and consultation for clients in the world of sports. From sports organizations to teams... Read more...

Psychotherapy, Suicide & Teens

May 15, 2014

Whether one sees the ages 13-18 (the adolescent years) as Erik Erickson’s search for identify, a “crisis,” “emerging adulthood,”... Read more...

Assessing juveniles’ competence to stand trial

March 14, 2014

In criminal proceedings, forensic psychologists must at times address the competency of juvenile defendants to stand trial. As with... Read more...

Test security must be maintained

March 14, 2014

”So, here’s a scenario for you. A lawyer refers a male patient to a psychologist for evaluation. The psychologist says to the... Read more...

Bariatric surgery patients need sex counseling

March 14, 2014

Obesity is associated with life-threatening co-morbid conditions including type-2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and certain... Read more...

Ethics for psychologists: Legal, clinical and ethical implications of legalized marijuana

March 14, 2014

Recently the APA Ethics Office was approached with a question: What implications does the legalization of marijuana in two jurisdictions... Read more...

Ethical issues in assessing treating elite athletes

January 21, 2014

There has been a significant increase in interest among psychologists in providing clinical and sport psychology services to college,... Read more...

A mental health primer on paraphilias in DSM-5

January 21, 2014

Every 10 years or so, the American Psychiatric Association comes forth with a new or revised dictum on the right way to look at and... Read more...

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