2012 Appointment Calendar for Mental Health Professionals

For more than 20 years, this 8 1/2 x 11 inch appointment book has been a mainstay for busy psychologists, social workers & other mental health professionals. Unique features include: Week-at-a-glance which allows appointments to be scheduled in 15-minute intervals from 7 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. DSM-IV-TR / ICD-9-CM “crosswalk” (updated) Mental health legal terms […]

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  • Addictions ‘Light Up’ the Brain

    Gary Lange Ph.D., MFT, says that when we eat great lasagna, get a warm hug or compliment, use a drug or addictive behavior – or even anticipate one of these, our brain lights up. What happens in the brain when we experience pleasure – including the pleasure induced by addictive behavior? Addictions to alcohol, drugs, […]

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  • Mobile technology: Opportunities and dangers

    Psychologist Sylvain Roy, M.A., M.Ps., says that mobile technologies have an immense potential to improve the way we perform our duties, including assessing and treating patients, educating families, attending meetings, writing progress notes and reports, conducting research, teaching classes and the list goes on. We have a lot of work to do and little time […]

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  • RxP Training can be Profitable in Courtrooms

    Washington, D.C. – RxP psychologists can use their pharmacological knowledge to make money – at rates starting at $150 an hour – even in states that do not grant psychologists prescription authority. Robert M. Julien, M.D., Ph.D., spoke with the voice of experience as he outlined the lucrative field of forensic psychopharmacology for about 90 […]

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  • Pro Bono work helps the poor and uninsured mentally ill

    A Maryland program to help the poor and uninsured with mental health care issues that has stayed nearly obscure for the past 20 years is finally being recognized around the country. Barbara Anderson, M.A., director of the Pro Bono Counseling Project in Baltimore, said she doesn’t understand why the program has remained all but silent […]

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  • Focus Given to Psychologists’ Role in Universal Education

    New York – War, poverty, malnutrition and illness are just a few of the barriers and deprivations contributing to a lack of access to education for children worldwide. In observance of World Health Day 2011, the United Nations Psychology Day Conference was dedicated to the role psychologists play in achieving universal access to education. According […]

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  • Insurance trust ordered to release information

    A judge has ordered the American Psychological Association Insurance Trust (APAIT) to turn over financial information to the board of the American Psychological Association (APA), including material APAIT contended is proprietary information that could damage its competitive standing if it falls into the wrong hands. Judge Anita Josey-Herring of the Superior Court of the District […]

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