Practical Practice

November 2nd, 2022

Practical Practice: ‘Courageous’ conversations with clients about a medication evaluation may be necessary

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

Psychotherapy for depression is the treatment of choice over medication for people willing to seek mental health help. The American Psychological Association’s Clinical...

October 4th, 2022

Practical Practice: Toward better models for mental health treatment

By Ellen Anderson, Ph.D

I recently came across a job posting with an ambitious mission statement that included the goal of creating a “rockstar psychologist thinktank.” The company seeks...

June 27th, 2022

Psychologists provide advice on how to talk to kids about war

By Catherine Robertson Souter

In a media-saturated world, it can be difficult to shield children from the most traumatic information....

June 3rd, 2022

How can psychologists find their niche?

By Catherine Robertson Souter

The American Psychological Association has 53 divisions representing various subfields of psychology yet...

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”...

March 30th, 2022

Dealing with ongoing stress

By Catherine Robertson Souter

How psychologists can help patients and themselves

Remember the week everything shut down? As we approach the two-year anniversary of the designation of...

March 29th, 2022

Child psychology emerges as top concentration

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Forensic and neuropsychology are other popular choices

Even before the pandemic, there were...

February 3rd, 2022

Is it a psychologist’s job to address false beliefs?

By Catherine Robertson Souter

With the massive amount of disinformation floating around, from political to medical, most therapists...

October 3rd, 2021

Choosing a specialty can be challenging decision

By Catherine Robertson Souter

If you ask 100 psychologists how they chose what they do, the specialty or the setting, you will get 100...

September 4th, 2021

To open or not: Clinicians face plethora of challenges in wake of pandemic

By Catherine Robertson Souter

Eighteen months in, the pandemic we once believed would be over in a few weeks or months at the most,...