Ohio Psy.D. overcomes challenges in Iraq

Kathy Platoni, Psy.D., has left behind the 50-minute hours of private practice in Centerville, Ohio, for a different professional venue – the rugged terrain of Iraq where 100-degree-plus discomfort is regularly punctuated by exploding mortars or roadside “improvised explosive devices.” “We’re going into our tenth month and we’re hoping to be home by Christmas,” Platoni […]

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  • Law enforcement and psychology make formidable force

    Law Enforcement and psychology are cut from different bolts of cloth, but bonded together they can form a formidable force. Before Cedric Alexander, Psy.D., chief of the Rochester, N.Y., Police Department, introduced a program entitled Emotionally Disturbed Persons Response Team (EDPRT), the number of officers and individuals injured when they came in contact was alarming. […]

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  • Ellis kicked off board of institute he founded

    A man who was once proclaimed the second most influential psychologist in the past 100 years has been summarily dumped from the board of the psychotherapy institute he founded nearly a half-century ago. Albert Ellis, Ph.D., who about 10 years ago was named in an American Psychological Association survey as one of the leading psychologists […]

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