Reimbursement Diagnoses May Be Co-Morbid: Ethical Concerns with Different Diagnoses

May 5, 2016

I work in a sleep medicine clinic. Since the implementation of ICD-10-CM, I have had more cases where the diagnosis (for example: insomnia)... Read more...

Psychology Lags in Helping Impaired Colleagues

May 4, 2016

Washington – Psychology lags far behind other health professions in helping impaired colleagues, an Oklahoma psychologist told a... Read more...

Crossing the Mental Health Court Chasm to Community Mental Health

May 4, 2016

“Welcome to mental health court,” I say in a voice and tone intended to communicate authentic caring as I begin to describe the... Read more...

Adverse effects from a psychology licensing complaint

March 9, 2016

Professionalism is founded on the concept of benefiting society and the specific persons who receive services under the aegis of a... Read more...

Ethical ways for psychologists to counteract negative reviews online

March 9, 2016

If you Google your name, the first page of search results may show ratings from Healthgrades, Yelp and similar sites. Sometimes these... Read more...

Psychologists as Crisis Negotiators?

February 6, 2016

Should psychologists serve as critical incident negotiators for law enforcement agencies? The short answer to this question is no.... Read more...

Informed Consent: Records and Fees

January 20, 2016

Providing informed consent to a client can be a complex process that can emerge as an issue at the outset of treatment, during treatment... Read more...

Who Let that Doggie on the Airplane?

January 20, 2016

Most people enjoy dogs and find great pleasure in having them around. All of that is fine, but there is a growing trend among those... Read more...

Federal Court Upholds New York SAFE Act

January 18, 2016

New York’s three-year-old gun-control SAFE Act, which requires psychologists and other mental health workers to report clients they... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Ethical Considerations for Media Presentations

November 11, 2015

Several times over the past year, psychologists have asked me, “What do I need to know to host a radio program?” My advice is to... Read more...

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