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...

Advocates in Field of Aging Hear Strong Call to Action

May 23, 2017

Chicago – “Become a national voice but engage in local action” was the call to arms for political activism professionals in the... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Confidentiality Limited for Service Members

March 23, 2017

Although fewer than half a percent of Americans serve on active duty (compared to 12 percent during WWII) the mental health care of... Read more...

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...

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...

Washington state high court expands Tarasoff duty to warn

March 22, 2017

The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that mental health professionals have a duty to protect and warn potential victims of... Read more...

Psychology’s role in the national drug epidemic

March 22, 2017

Drug overdose deaths continue to soar, while the prescriptions of opioids continue at alarming levels and public discontent has been... 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...

Ethical Considerations for Psychologists in Hospital Settings

November 9, 2016

Increasingly, the delivery of health care is moving toward an integrated model, with psychologists practicing within medical clinics... Read more...

Mental Health Providers: Their Negative View of Marketing and Self-Promotion

November 8, 2016

Recently, a board member of a state counseling association to which I was about to present a day-long seminar on practice management... Read more...

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