Creating effective school-based mental health programs

On our Viewpoint page, Kathryn Seifert, Ph.D., tells us that a complicated world requires complex skills that children need to learn in order to cope and compete. They need reading, social studies, science and math more than ever, but they also need social skills, problem solving, superior reasoning and good mental health. Success in school […]

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  • Special Section: Business Resources for Practicing Psychologists

    This special section includes editorial content as well as advertising related to the business side of running a psychology practice. A few of the articles are highlighted below: Two articles detail the need for a professional will. In the first one by Bruce Chalmer, Ph.D., he says that one purpose of a Professional Will (PW) […]

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  • Is Social Networking Really Social?

    Let’s face it. Everyone is on Facebook. Well, not everyone, but 550 million or one in 12 people worldwide have a Facebook account. As of late 2010, 61 percent of all online adults are Facebooking, a whopping increase from 35 percent just two years ago. This includes nearly all young adults (86 percent), the majority […]

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  • SPTAs Help Members Deal with Economic Uncertainty

    Many members of state, provincial, and territorial psychological associations (SPTAs) are facing stressful times in the current economic environment. Those of us working for SPTAs know that the income of many of our members is down or you are working harder and longer for the same income. Throughout this recession the SPTAs continue to create […]

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  • Once Taboo Topic, Money, Now Critical Therapy Issue

    Money is increasingly emerging as a topic in the psychotherapy setting. Our current recessionary times have brought financial matters to the fore in the lives of the general public and our clients as well, but in addition, a budding movement appears be taking root. Long a taboo subject of conversation in our culture, money has […]

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  • Market Good for Psychologists as EAP Providers

    For better or worse, professional psychology has left the building for health care, evidence-based treatments and practicing at the top of our licenses. Economically, life is getting tougher and tougher for independent practitioner psychologists. Psychology as health care has brought a greater emphasis on diagnosis. Some would insist that a diagnosed mental illness is the […]

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