Articles

June 2nd, 2022

Trauma-informed schools filling a need

By Phyllis Hanlon

The pandemic has brought to light several important social issues, including the need to address trauma in children. To that end, some schools are incorporating trauma-informed...

June 2nd, 2022

Cleaning the closet of doubt

By Alan Bodnar Ph.D.

Now that I can see the top of my desk again, it’s good to get back to the keyboard and set down in writing some thoughts about the everyday life of a retired psychologist. In...

May 2nd, 2022

Mass. governor aims healthcare bill at mental health parity, lower costs

By Eileen Weber

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts has proposed a systemic health care reform bill designed to...

May 2nd, 2022

Good customer service benefits patients and practitioner

By Catherine Robertson Souter

The term “customer service” brings to mind smiling hotel clerks welcoming guests, or a helpful sales associate offering to “grab you a different size”...

May 2nd, 2022

PSYPACT: Licensing compact facilitates continuity of care

By Phyllis Hanlon

In 2011, the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPBB) formed a tele-practice task...

May 2nd, 2022

Love letters from London

By Alan Bodnar Ph.D.

Tucked between the pages of a thin, spiral notebook with a plain brown cover, I keep two letters that came to me from London in the summer of 1970 after my first year of...

April 1st, 2022

Time for a refreshing change

By John Grohol, Psy.D.

After 30 years of publication, New England Psychologist has an exciting new format and look! A collaboration between myself and our longtime graphic designer, Karen Woodward,...

April 1st, 2022

Psychologist shortage: Demand exceeds supply

By Phyllis Hanlon

A July 2020 Health Tracking Poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found that four in 10 adults...

April 1st, 2022

Telehealth coverage rolls back across United States

By Eileen Weber

New England tries to hang on

If there was an upside to the pandemic, it was telehealth. For many...

April 1st, 2022

Vermont aims to ‘stop the bleeding’

By Phyllis Hanlon

Vermont is experiencing a serious staffing shortage, according to January data, which showed a 58.8 percent staffing vacancy rate, an increase from pre-pandemic...