June 30th, 2024

FAIR Health study: claims, diagnoses increase

By Susan Gonsalves

Fewer patients seek help from psychologists

Patients with mental health diagnoses rose nearly 40%, from 13.5% who received medical services in 2019 to 18.9% in 2023,...

June 30th, 2024

CT suicide numbers higher and younger

By Eileen Weber

Legislation seeks to fund prevention efforts

Connecticut’s rate of suicide is on the rise. According to the Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board, one person died by...

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,...

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