Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): Helpful hints

November 20, 2018

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) assumes psychological problems are caused by negative thoughts and behavior that influence feelings. We... Read more...

Closing private psychologist practice not for faint of heart

November 19, 2018

The closing of a private practice is a complex process inclusive of ethical, legal, financial and emotional issues. I found a handy-dandy... Read more...

Court cases, market forces reshaping psychology

November 19, 2018

I write from my experience as chair of Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP), but what I’ve seen has broad implications... Read more...

Empathy may be ill-timed in treating trauma

November 18, 2018

Under-recognized in the treatment of trauma is the negative impact that may result when an offer of compassion or empathy is ill-timed. Children,... Read more...

Out-of-office encounters may be beneficial

November 17, 2018

Engaging with clients outside the office has generally been discouraged or called unethical, similar to the way in which uninformed... Read more...

Managing risks of telepsychology

August 7, 2018

Many psychologists are eager to use technology to enhance their practices, and the field of telepsychology is quickly gaining popularity.... Read more...

Many clients need financial therapy

August 6, 2018

Money can be one of the biggest sources of internal and interpersonal conflict and struggle we experience in our lives. The APA reports... Read more...

Ethics for psychologists: Supervising in the age of #MeToo, trigger warning and safe spaces

July 24, 2018

The popular press in the United States has recently been replete with allegations of misconduct by people, primarily men, in positions... Read more...

Risk Management: When being too helpful can backfire

May 31, 2018

When prospective clients call on the phone to ask about your services, some will also tell you a little about their problem. At this... Read more...

What have we learned from 30 years of school shootings?

May 30, 2018

In May of 1988, a 30-year-old woman, Laurie Dann, walked into an elementary school in Winnetka, Ill., and opened fire with a handgun,... Read more...

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