Kenny Luck

June 24, 2016

When Therapy Goes to the Dogs

An emerging form of therapy for children (particularly those with autism spectrum disorder) is the use of animals, particularly dogs. In recent years, therapy dogs have […]
June 18, 2016

Mass Violence in America: The Scope-Severity Paradox and the Psychology of ‘More is Less’

In the wake of the mass killing that took place in Orlando, Florida, last week, questions regarding gun laws in America, LGTB rights, and other related questions […]
June 7, 2016

Study: Mindfulness Meditation May Help Veterans Cope with PTSD

Veterans dealing with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may have an alternative option for their healing process. According to a study published earlier this year in Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, […]
May 16, 2016

Man-made Minds? Are We on the Edge of Artificial Intelligence?

Ideas about creating artificial intelligence (AI) came into prominence not long after the creation of the first computers in the 1950s and 1960s. Back then, when scientists and […]
May 10, 2016

Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Viable Intervention?

In a recent article, “Patient Consultation in Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Model for Research and Practice,” published in 2015, researchers investigate and expand upon a type […]
April 26, 2016

What is Consciousness, really?

Of all the phenomena in the observable universe, human consciousness, something that is so familiar yet so difficult to understand, remains one of the last true enigmas, […]
April 18, 2016

Therapists: Managing Your Online Reputation

In recent years, more and more of an individual’s personal information may be found online. Although this remains a problem for professionals and non-professionals alike, the […]
April 5, 2016

Study: Therapists’ Interpersonal Skills May Influence Client Progress in Therapy

A therapist’s interpersonal skills may affect client progress in therapy, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Counseling and Clinical Psychology. Researchers took […]
March 26, 2016

What’s Lacking in the Conversation on the 2016 Election : A Psychological Perspective

‘Tolerance of Ambiguity’ and ‘Locus of Control’ as Predictors of Political Orientation: What’s Lacking in the Conversation about the 2016 Election Often, when engaging in political […]
March 16, 2016

Client’s perceptions of Effective Therapy

Two researchers, Corrine R. Sackett and Gerard Lawson, published a paper earlier this year in the Journal of Counseling and Development that explores the therapeutic process […]
March 9, 2016

Professional Practice in the Digital Age: E-mail as a means of Therapist-Client Communication

In 2012, Marion Mattison published an article in a noted social work journal that explains the opportunities, as well as the challenges, of communication with clients […]
February 29, 2016

An Understanding of Understanding (I.Q.)

The concept of I.Q., or “intelligence quotient,” as it is formally called, has been around for about 100 years, but in the that time, debates have […]