Category Archives: Psychologists and Psychotherapists

Ecopsychology

Some years ago I attended a UPA sponsored workshop in St. George on Ecopsychology, which I had never heard of before.  The workshop was a lot of fun (my husband came too) and I gathered the following ideas for incorporating consideration … Continue reading

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Types of Mental Health Workers

Because so many people are confused about it. Psychologist: has a PhD, EdD or PsyD (doctoral level); may specialize in terms of patient age or condition and theoretical approach; uniquely does psychological evaluations including intellectual, achievement, personality, and projective testing; … Continue reading

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Economic Resilience

This article from the APA Help Center  was first published in the depth of the Great Recession.  But with the stock market losses in the past few days, we may need the reminder again on handling economic stress: “As job losses soar and … Continue reading

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Practicing Psychotherapy: Patient Aftercare

So here is a survey that I think I’ll start mailing people after they finish therapy.  I’m not trying to make it psychometrically solid or anything, I’m just trying to get feedback for improvement.  If it’s too long or asking … Continue reading

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What I Learned at My Last CE Workshop

UPA‘s workshop yesterday was here in Provo (hooray!  a 15 minute drive instead of a 60 minute drive) at Wasatch Mental Health. David Ranks, PhD, presented about the biological underpinnings of health and psychological functioning.  As researchers learn more about … Continue reading

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Practicing Psychotherapy: What Does a Psychologist Do?

A good way to start off the new site–an article from the American Psychological Association: Practicing psychologists have the professional training and clinical skills to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues and mental health problems. After … Continue reading

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