Primary care, linking mind-body, offers opportunities for future

In a pilot project dating to 1986, Health Partners, a large Minneapolis-St. Paul HMO, began to partner physicians and psychologists in the care of patients. We have learned a great during the intervening years about improving care, about recognizing more fully that the mind-body split is entirely artificial, about placing psychologists and other mental health […]

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  • Brouhaha brewing over nonaccredited programs in California It’s all about turf and finances,” charges official of “approved” psychology program that isn’t “accredited”

    A legislative proposal to limit the practice of psychology in California to graduates of regionally approved schools will be opposed by the 21 state-approved graduate schools. “There will be a fight,” promised Al Ross, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Ryokan College, a state-approved, but not regionally accredited, psychology graduate school in Los Angeles. “It’s all […]

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  • Children Becoming Lost in (Cyber)Space

    Approximately one in five adults in the United States is currently online. This figure pales in comparison to the two in three 12-19 year old children who are actively surfing the web. Since many of you work with children and parents, it is important to address the Good, Bad and Ugly of what has been […]

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  • Psychologist’s book tells how to transform from clinician to healer, and benefits to patients

    A one-time Beverly Hills psychologist who experienced a “spontaneous spiritual awakening” during a 1977 conference in Maui, Hawaii says Western psychological thought needs to incorporate spirituality in therapy if it is to ultimately succeed. Ronald L. Mann, Ph.D., who now lives and practices spiritual healing and coaching in Pacific Palisades, CA, has written a book […]

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