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...

Jail opens mental treatment unit

May 28, 2018

The city jail in Roanoke, Va., took an innovative step in April to deal with inmates with mental disorders. It transferred four of... Read more...

Psychologists should study uses of marijuana

May 27, 2018

I am not aware of any ethical issues for psychologists that have arisen in reports on the increased legalization or medical use of... Read more...

Psychotherapy and Counseling are Different

March 9, 2018

In an article entitled “Master’s therapy not that different” in the Jan/Feb 2018 edition, Larry Powitz, Ed.D., asks what is... Read more...

Get on Board or Be Left Behind: Teletherapy is the Future Norm

March 4, 2018

Teletherapy will be part of normal practice for psychologists in a decade, predicts leading on-line therapy educator Marlene Maheu,... Read more...

Legalization for Medical Use Means Psychologists Should Study Marijuana

January 26, 2018

Lexington, Ky. – The rapid expansion in medical marijuana use means psychologists need to better understand the drug’s effects,... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Laws/Rules Vary for Telepsychology Practice

November 6, 2017

Psychologists are increasingly incorporating the use of technology to provide a wide range of services.  Older technologies such as... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Working ethically with LGBTQ clients

November 5, 2017

Working ethically with sexual and gender minority clients requires cultural competence. While this column attempts to address some... Read more...

Drug to Combat Opioid Addiction Little Used

September 26, 2017

Washington, D.C. – A researcher with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine told psychologists at the 125th Annual Convention... Read more...

Compulsive Washing, Contamination Fears: It’s Not Just About Anxiety

September 26, 2017

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been portrayed in the popular media as primarily a problem of checking or washing. The lay... Read more...

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