The Future Economics of Practice

I have been writing for some time about the changing demo- graphics in America and how they will affect a doctor of psychology’s education, practice and personal financial planning. Soon Spanish will be the predominant language in Texas with 42 percent of the state’s population using it as the primary language, and the Hispanic group […]

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  • Canadians Retain Full Status in APA

    Washington, D.C. – After a year of discussions, sometimes heated, the APA Council of Representatives voted at its February meeting to maintain reciprocity with the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). Members voted 124 to 28 with seven abstentions to allow members of the CPA to retain full membership in APA with a 50 percent dues discount. […]

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  • Technician Ban Divides New York Psychologists

    Neuropsychologists have split from the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) over disagreement on the use of technicians in their practices. The State Department of Education, which regulates psychology and 47 other professions, ruled that no psychologists may use technicians and when the NYSPA executive board endorsed the ban in December, neuropsychologists walked out. Accepting […]

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  • The Psychology of Auto Racing

    Motorsports are popular and dangerous Motorsport racing is divided into several annual class competitions, the most wide- ly known being the NASCAR Sprint Cup and the Nationwide IndyCar Series. The NASCAR competition is a series of 36 races that began this year with the Feb. 26 Daytona 500 in Daytona Beach, Fla. The IndyCar series […]

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  • A Look Back at 10 years of RxP

    On March 6, 2002, then-Gov. Gary Johnson signed New Mexico’s HB170 into public law, authorizing appropriately trained psychologists to prescribe. On Jan. 7, 2005, Mario Marquez applied for his “conditional certification.” In May 2004, Louisiana fol- lowed suit and medical psychologist John Bolter wrote his first script on Jan. 20, 2005. Both the New Mexico […]

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  • TNP writer/editor Richard E. Gill dies after battle with cancer

    Assistant Editor Richard E. Gill died Feb. 26, 2012 from pneumonia following an extended battle with cancer. A trooper to the end, Gill continued contributing to The National Psychologist even in his final weeks, pursuing information by telephone when failing health confined him to his home. Marty Saeman, managing editor said, “Dick was an integral […]

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  • Addressing Bullying and Cyberbullying

    Those in clinical practice today can play a significant role in preventing and addressing bullying and cyberbullying. However, it’s important to keep in mind a few key points when dealing with these behaviors. Bullying today is about minor, repetitive social cruelty – so don’t expect to hear about dramatic violence. Many adults conceptualize bullying as […]

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