July 5th, 2024

NH psychologist combines running, therapy

By Catherine Robertson Souter

If “motion is lotion” for the body, what must it do for the mind? With evidence backing the theory that exercise provides a therapeutic boost for mental health, a...

March 31st, 2024

Racial identity, self-esteem among psychologist’s focuses

By New England Psychologist Staff

It has been generally accepted, within psychology and in the broader world, that increasing diverse representation in schools, the workforce, and within the practice itself...

January 4th, 2024

Different types of trauma affecting children

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Food, housing insecurity among factors

We know that major trauma can have a long-term effect on a child’s development, both physically and mentally. The loss...

October 1st, 2023

Sarah Schwartz, Ph.D. focuses on intersection between climate change and psychology

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Young people show more anxiety

From the tragic fires in Maui to the flash floods in Vermont, the media has been filled with news of the devastating effects of...

July 14th, 2023

Wayne Dailey outlines the role of mental health action at disasters

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Between hurricanes, earthquakes, mass shootings, and deadly viruses, large scale traumatic events have spiked over the past decade.

And with disasters comes...

April 3rd, 2023

Psychological tools used to achieve equity in workplace

By Catherine Robertson Souter

In the wake of the 2020 murder in Minneapolis of George Floyd, the country saw a rise in protests and in resulting conversations around systemic racism. At this same time,...

January 9th, 2023

Wellspring co-founder reflects on healing nature of farm setting

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Human beings evolved to be more in tune with the natural world and are built for more physical labor, than what most of us experience today. Could an increase in exercise...

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...

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