Practical Practice

August 6th, 2023

Practical Practice: How will Artificial Intelligence disrupt the therapy industry?

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

I’m a late adopter of technology. I had a flip phone for an embarrassingly long time, resisted Facebook and kept a paper calendar well into the digital age. Despite this,...

July 1st, 2023

What is happening to patient privacy?

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Recently, I realized that my medical records are available through not one, but three health information exchanges (HIEs), CTHealthlink, CONNIE and CareEverywhere.


June 4th, 2023

Pay it forward

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Why is it that no one ever calls me back? This is a statement that I hear nearly every day from people...

May 3rd, 2023

Health Information Exchange: What does it mean for psychologists?

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Are you aware that mental health treatment might be included as part of your state’s health information...

April 3rd, 2023

Do psychologists reject board certification?

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Warren Buffet has been quoted as saying, “Everyone has a circle of competence. The important thing is...

March 5th, 2023

The burden of positive thinking

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

February was “Red Dress Month,” a campaign from the American Heart Association to promote awareness...

February 5th, 2023

Winter a time to look inward, embrace quiet

By Maria Mouratidis, Psy.D.

The holidays are over. The days remain short. The skies are grey. The temperatures are bitter in many parts of the country. Many people experience dysphoria, wishing away the...

January 8th, 2023

The potential dangers of `career creep’

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

My younger colleague regards me with confusion. She is responding to my observation that she seems...

January 8th, 2023

The Nature of Change

By Maria Mouratidis, Psy.D.

We are not that different from a tree. As an analogy, trees breathe, have branches that resemble the branches of our lungs, and have tree rings much like a “fingerprint.”...

December 27th, 2022

License mobility allows greater public access

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Several NE states participate in PsyPact

As a psychologist in New England, I recently learned that I have the option of applying for an EPassport and...