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: 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...

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...

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...

PTSD Treatment Restricted by Cost-Containment

May 23, 2017

An Ohio psychologist who served as an Army psychologist in war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan contends United Healthcare (UHC) is denying... 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...

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...

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...

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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