Exposure therapy is fast and effective

May 31, 2019

When I first heard about exposure therapy I was early in my graduate career sitting on a bench with a professional mentor who told... Read more...

Psychologists face denials, delays in testing payments

May 31, 2019

At the beginning of 2019 psychologists who test children or adults were required to learn a complex coding and billing system after... Read more...

Former opponent now favors RxP

May 31, 2019

In the March/April 2016 edition of The National Psychologist I wrote expressing ambivalence about the merits of prescribing privileges... Read more...

ACA less friendly to psychologists than expected

May 31, 2019

With the Affordable Care Act’s implementation in 2014, many mental health providers rejoiced. Improved parity protections and mental... Read more...

Mass shootings unfairly stigmatizing mentally ill

May 31, 2019

Much information from the Internet, social media and even broadcast media gives the perception that individuals with serious mental... Read more...

Rescue dogs replace lab rats

May 31, 2019

A psychology professor at Illinois State University uses rescue dogs instead of typical maze-running lab rats, allowing students to... Read more...

Integrated healthcare requires caution

May 31, 2019

Integrating behavioral health into primary care and other healthcare services has offered another service modality to our field’s... Read more...

Court ruling could affect psychologists

May 31, 2019

A case decided in a Connecticut court in December has broad ramifications for psychologists, including limiting a practitioner’s... Read more...

Using testing codes requires great care

May 31, 2019

I have discovered a significant problem with the new Medicare testing codes described by Paula Hartman-Stein, Ph.D., in the January/February... Read more...

Roles collide in internship at federal prison

May 31, 2019

When I applied to the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) for an internship I thought it would be challenging. What I didn’t know was... Read more...


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