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June 3rd, 2024

Remembering Dan Wakefield

By Alan Bodnar Ph.D.

When acclaimed author Dan Wakefield passed away on March 13, the world lost a voice of compassion and conscience, and I lost a kind and generous mentor. Dan was a journalist,...

June 1st, 2024

Bryant University launches doctoral clinical psychology program

By Danielle Ray

Bryant University is addressing the shortage of health providers with the launch of a doctoral program in clinical psychology.

“There had been a lack of behavioral...

June 1st, 2024

NH has new group home for LGBTQ youth

By Eileen Weber

Space provides living environment for ages 12 to 19

In April, The Home for Little Wanderers, a Boston-based non-profit, opened a new facility in Keene, NH, designed...

May 2nd, 2024

Telehealth follies

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

The pandemic propelled many therapists into providing services via telehealth, typically through videoconferencing. Indeed, many colleagues have left the office, never to...

May 2nd, 2024

Practice of sending defendants to prison’s IMHU continues until 2027

By Eileen Weber

Maine is actively trying to provide appropriate psychological care to those who are deemed incapable of standing trial because of mental illness.

In 2021, the state...

May 1st, 2024

APA updates guidelines for older adult patients

By Eileen Weber

In February, the American Psychological Association (APA) updated its guidelines for treating older adults. The new recommendations include things like understanding what is...

May 1st, 2024

Limping with the bulls: A psychologist tests the market

By Alan Bodnar Ph.D.

Things are quiet this morning and my heart is beating at its usual steady rate. The adrenaline that was coursing through my body yesterday at this time has subsided with the...

March 31st, 2024

DEI: Leadership drives success

By Phyllis Hanlon

Psychologists can play critical role

The civil rights movement of the 1960s led to the creation of diversity,...

March 30th, 2024

I’m dead, now what?

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

This provocative title caught my eye at the local bookstore several years ago. It is a practical workbook that functions as both an organizer and end-of-life planner. My...

March 30th, 2024

Study: High schoolers who use alcohol, cannibas or nicotine at higher risk for mental health disorders

By Beth Negus Viveiros

A new study shows that high school students who reported cannabis, alcohol, or nicotine use were more likely to experience a number of mental health issues, including suicidal...

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