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...

Health Care Reform: Republicans Face Headaches Replacing ACA

January 23, 2017

Like many Americans, stakeholders in the health industry were stunned by Election Night 2016. Since virtually all pundits and polls... Read more...

Health Care Fraud Grabs Headlines; Psychologists More Often Troubled by Poor Documentation

November 6, 2016

A national health care fraud takedown in the second half of 2016 resulted in criminal and civil charges against the most providers... Read more...

The Downside of RxP for Psychology

October 16, 2016

Prescriptive authority won’t be harmful to every practice of psychology, as the scope of services provided by psychologists is very... Read more...

Electronic Devices Damage Real Therapy

July 26, 2016

A common topic in mental health circles these days is the use of electronic media in client communication, especially its pros and... Read more...

CMS Wrongfully Denying Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Incentives

May 5, 2016

Due to the dogged determination and careful attention to detail of Amy Rosett, PhD, a solo practitioner from Encino, California, the... Read more...

Affordable Care Act (ACA) constantly changing & revised

March 9, 2016

Psychologists can be forgiven if they’ve lost track of changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA): At its sixth anniversary, the statute... Read more...

A Better Way to Treat Veterans with PTSD

January 20, 2016

Last year I watched a 60 Minutes segment on the treatment of vets with PTSD which I found disturbing. In light of the reality that... Read more...

ACLU Sues Psychologists Who Designed Torture Tactics

November 11, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Oct. 13 against two psychologists who developed the “enhanced interrogation” techniques... Read more...

Hoffman Report Says Ethics Standards Intentionally Loosened

October 13, 2015

The much anticipated Hoffman Report released July 10 found that for more than 10 years the American Psychological Association (APA)... Read more...

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