2021 (Page 6)

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Jun 1, 2021

An Exciting Vision for the Future — Senior Administration Today the Veterans Administration (VA) provides care at 170 Medical Centers and 1,074 outpatient sites. The 2018 VA Projection Model developed estimates there were 19.5 million Veterans in 2020 and that by 2048 the number will be 13.6 million, a 43% decline. This year, 2021, there […]

In an effort to curb the transmission of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that emerged in late 2019, the use of telehealth technology became a necessity for individuals in need of healthcare services to communicate with their healthcare providers (Wosik et al., 2020). Teletherapy, which is a form of telehealth, uses online video conferencing to provide […]

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Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of telehealth – including an increase in the use of telehealth across state lines. Drs. Winkelman and Vivino explain the rules for providing interstate care and provide a framework for deciding how to handle situations when either the patient […]

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May 23, 2021

Sexual violence, defined by sexual harassment and sexual assault, are overly pertinent in today’s society. Harassment and assault are prevalent in all genders, but more so in those who identify as women. Sexual harassment or assault sadly take place everywhere, such as school or work environments. Although prominent, these incidents are still severely underreported. Few […]

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May 9, 2021

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common progressive, chronic, life-threatening genetic disorder. However, it is still rare. There are around 30,000 cases diagnosed in the United States (Ernst et al., 2011; Kerem et al., 2005). There is no known cure for CF, however, it is common for patients with CF to live into their 30’s. […]

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Apr 25, 2021

Stockholm Syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where a positive bond between the hostage(s) and the captor occurs. This bond may seem irrational due to the severity of the situation being endured by the hostage(s) (De Fabrique, Romano, et al., 2007; Namnyak et al., 2008; Obeid & Hallit, 2018). Stockholm Syndrome is difficult for experts to […]

Many therapists choose to record their sessions for record keeping purposes or to facilitate supervision in training settings. While reviewing recordings may be helpful for therapists and supervisors to facilitate growth and development, could they also be useful for clients? In a recent study, King and Boswell (2021) asked this question by surveying a sample […]

Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder (DPDD) is identified as a dissociative disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Revision (DSM-5) and a neurotic disorder in the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). Although a consistent definition has been accepted by the psychology community since the late 1800’s, the disorder is still misunderstood and […]

Self-care has never been more challenging or more important for psychotherapists than in the last year. The Professional Practice Committee of Division 29 reached out to Dr. Erica Wise, an expert on self-care, to learn more. In this video, Dr. Wise shares her insights on self-care and provides unique tips for practitioners looking to work […]

This paper builds upon prior analyses of the effectiveness of an online self-guided cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) program. Learn to Live, Inc. provides a digital behavioral healthcare platform with a no-cost option to all users to get personalized guidance and support from a non-licensed coach.  Coaching was found to result in users staying engaged with […]

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