Interviews

October 4th, 2022

Professor Joseph Gone explores ways psychology can better serve American Indian communities

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Is psychology failing this country’s commitment to Native Americans? The United States has signed many treaties with American Indian nations over the years (many of...

June 27th, 2022

Psychologist focuses on tackling climate change

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Most Americans agree that climate change is happening. We are facing the preliminary droughts, forest fires, flooding and storms that are likely to continue to increase in...

March 30th, 2022

MPA president strives to increase diversity in membership

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Under the leadership of current president Martin Pierre, Ph.D, the Massachusetts Psychological Association has taken major strides towards its goal of being more open and...

January 7th, 2022

Head of the Landmark School reflects on 51-year tenure

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Not many people spend their entire careers working for only one organization. Half a century is a long time to stay in one place but when the work itself rises above...

July 10th, 2021

Psychologist’s training program may impact police reform

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Just over a year ago, the world paused in stunned horror when a video surfaced of the murder of George...

April 13th, 2021

Do psychologists have unique role in helping country heal?

By Catherine Robertson Souter

With the near-universal hardships and losses of the pandemic that have affected us all in some way, Americans are feeling stress and anxiety across the board. Yet, rather...

January 12th, 2021

Non-profit aids immigrants with evaluations, counseling

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Looking for a new way of life, thousands of people travel each year to the United States hoping to become American citizens. Yet, escaping what they left behind, war,...

October 7th, 2020

Walker Schools’ President Gene Takahashi living his career goal

By Catherine Robertson Souter

During this past spring, when schools were shuttered for months only recently to re-open, residential schools working with the neediest of children did not have that...

July 15th, 2020

Research on implicit bias is core of John Dovidio’s work

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Most Americans would reject being labelled racist. Yet, study after study, and incident after incident, show how deeply racism is ingrained in our society, from far higher...

April 18th, 2020

Psychologist focuses on treating adversity in children

By Catherine Robertson Souter