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...

Consider Risks when Contracting with Businesses Offering Online Psychotherapy

November 8, 2016

Businesses offering online psychotherapy have been growing in recent years. For clients, they promise easy connection with an array... Read more...

Psychological Services Offered in Chronic Pain Management

November 7, 2016

Psychological services have become an integral component of chronic pain treatment in most treatment settings. As an early career psychologist,... Read more...

Patients & Psychologists Need a Break from Technology

November 7, 2016

For years I have been reading, talking to professionals and studying how technology impacts the brain. From what I have gleaned I offer... Read more...

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