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...

Letter: HIPAA preempts state laws

November 17, 2018

HIPAA preempts any state law that restricts a patient’s access to their records. It requires that you release a copy of the patient’s... Read more...

Should psychologists abide by the Goldwater Rule?

July 25, 2018

I started my work on this article with a Google search using “Donald Trump’s mental health.” There were about 8.8 million results,... 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...

VA’s telehealth rule raises licensing concerns

July 24, 2018

A sweeping move by the Veterans Administration to permit staff psychologists to conduct telemental health sessions with veterans across... Read more...

How to handle conflicts of ethics and the law

May 28, 2018

One of the issues that has always felt gray to many psychologists is when the APA (2010) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code... Read more...

Therapists Vulnerable to Sexual Misconduct Accusations

March 6, 2018

Between October and November 2017, former film producer and entertainment biz executive, Harvey Weinstein achieved infamy as the poster... Read more...

Ethics of Technology and Clinician Responsibility

March 5, 2018

Rapid advances in technology are everywhere, including in the field of clinical assessment. These changes have prompted many clinicians... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: How to Fine Tune Consultations

January 27, 2018

When confronted with an ethical dilemma, most of us have been encouraged to consult a colleague. In some states, peer consultation... Read more...

Gun Violence: A Professional Psychology Proposal

January 27, 2018

Gun violence continues to be a serious and growing problem. At least monthly, another mass shooting becomes the news of the day. Politically,... Read more...

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