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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 […]
February 9, 2016

Ethical Concepts for Professional Therapists

From Aristotle to Mill, Professional Therapists have Ethical Concepts to Help Guide Their Decisions As in most professions, therapists, psychologists and mental health counselors may face […]
February 3, 2016

How to Choose a Therapist

When it comes to choosing the right therapist, there is a lot to consider. Many individuals who enter into therapy may not be aware of the […]
January 31, 2016

Exploring Personality: What makes you, you

Exploring Personality Types For more than 2000 years, philosophers and psychologists have been interested in individual personalities, how they form, and what makes one person different […]
January 22, 2016

Me, Myself, and I: A Tour of Psychological Egoism

Are people innately selfish or not? On its face, this question appears easy and straigh1tforward. “Of course individuals act selfishly!” One may protest. But is that […]
December 19, 2015

The Fundamental Attribution Error: Who’s to Blame?

Often times, whether in work or family life—or even in politics—when things go wrong, someone usually, as it’s popularly said, “takes the blame.” In psychological terms, […]