Federal suit seeks RxP for psychologists

A group of RxP-trained psychologists in California filed suit in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles contending that a state law barring them from writing prescriptions denies treatment to thousands suffering from mental illness. John Caccavale, Ph.D. president of the California Society of Clinical Psycho-pharmacologists, said the suit against the state and Los Angeles […]

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  • Six legs and a 30-year career as a clinical psychologist

    I recently retired from a 30-year career as a clinical psychologist during which I taught, counseled, supervised and administered counseling services. I worked at four universities ranging in size from 5,000 students to 25,000 students and located in the east, south and Midwest. The most noteworthy part of this career may have been that during […]

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  • Is psychology’s race albatross nearing its end?

    I was stunned by the Jan. ‘05 American Psychologist “Genes, Race, and Psychology in the Genome Era” — stunned because the AP is the American Psychological Association’s (APA) flagship journal, and its January issue flew in the face of APA’s historic refusal to challenge the idea of biological race and racist studies. Although kudos go […]

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