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February 26, 2018

Collaborative Care: Mental Health Professionals and Clergy Working Together

For decades, researchers have been interested in studying the effectiveness of the collaboration between mental health workers and clergy. After all, both professions—although appearing differently on […]
February 20, 2018

Exploring Incompetence: The Dunning-Kruger Effect

A buzz phrase that has been making its way around recently has been “The Dunning-Kruger Effect.” When I first heard about it, I was immediately suspicious […]
February 12, 2018

Mental Health Professionals and Client Suicide Risk Assessment

In a study published last year, researchers reported that about “20 percent of suicide decedents have had contact with a mental health professional within one month […]
January 22, 2018

Is There a Mental Health Crisis on Current College Campuses? A Look into New Trends

Over the decades, the population of young adults who enter college has been growing steadily. At the same time, the number of college-age students who report […]
January 16, 2018

Crossing the Boundary: When Mental Health Professionals are Stalked

Mental health professionals (MHP)—psychologists, social workers (LSW/LCSW), LPCs (Licensed Professional Counselors), and others—are trained and prepared to help treat and manage a myriad of mental health […]
January 8, 2018

Grit (Revisited): Why Some People Succeed and Others Don’t

One of the questions that psychologists have been asking for a long time is: “Why do some people succeed, and others don’t?” And some of the […]
January 7, 2018

The Role of Music in Therapy? Considerations for Potential Clients

People seek out therapy for a variety of reasons. Mental health issues such as depression and anxiety and marital or professional issues are just some of […]
December 30, 2017

Eastern Concepts in Western Mental Health Practice

Eastern Concepts in Western Mental Health Practice Although traditionally viewed as one of the world’s big three religions, Buddhism, in recent years, has emerged as a […]
December 23, 2017

The Psychology of Time: How our Perception of Time Affects Us

No matter how old we are or where we live, people everywhere—and throughout history—have an innate sense of time. Sure, it may have taken thousands of […]
December 16, 2017

When to go to Therapy

Although there may be no simple answer to the question— “When is the right time to start therapy?”—exploring the question may yield some interesting answers. The […]
November 28, 2017

The Benefits on Psychological Realism: Seeing the World As It Is

As a younger man, I would describe myself as an overly idealistic person. Now, years later, I describe myself as more of a “philosophical realist.” What […]
November 20, 2017

Why Might Therapy Work for you?

Life. It can sometimes challenge us in unexpected ways, and therapy is designed to help us overcome those challenges. In recent years, mental health problems such […]