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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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Getting Insured

This is a public service announcement.  🙂 Most of our children are self-employed, and the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has been a blessing for them.  But choosing the best of the many health insurance options on-line, on your own, is … Continue reading

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Book (p)Review: The Very Best Resource Book EVER

I go through fads and phases of being in love with and recommending specific books to my patients.  This one is the bible of relaxation/stress management.  I’ve been using it on and off since my days as a biofeedback therapist … Continue reading

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Help for Compulsive Hoarding

Hoarding has traditionally been considered a subset of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  It shows some clear differences from typical OCD, however, and will likely warrant its own diagnostic category in the upcoming DSM-5. One of the most difficult aspects of compulsive … 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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