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The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified anxiety and stressors across the community and resulted in a growing need for psychological interventions via telehealth.  Perinatal families, a population vulnerable to stressors and mental health difficulties even when the world is not facing a pandemic, are particularly vulnerable during the current public health crisis. Perinatal Anxiety During an […]

We are angry. We are indignant. We are hurt. We are distraught. We are united in pain, frustration, and a want for change. Centuries of cumulative trauma brought on by racial discrimination have spilled over into what we see today in streets across our country. Social media, conversations, articles and op-eds are plentiful. All make […]

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May 24, 2020

COVID-19 have first outbroken in Wuhan at the very beginning of 2020, and quickly spread across the country, and later over the world. And WHO have made the claim that the outbreak of COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic worldwide on March 11th. With a series of actions implemented as public health emergency intervention […]

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There is growing evidence that online self-management tools based on psychotherapy models are effective with various forms of psychic distress, according to recent reviews of the literature (Andersson, 2018; Davies et al., 2014; Lattie et al., 2019). Many of these online resources are based on the application of principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT […]

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As panic due to the current coronavirus pandemic runs rampant, another virus has quietly been spreading in its wake: Xenophobia, targeted toward people of Asian descent. Increasingly, reports and videos have surfaced depicting verbal and physical assault of those who appear to be of Asian descent. While we cannot speak directly to the experiences of […]

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Apr 12, 2020

You are in physical pain.  You go to your doctor, and after identifying where you feel pain and how long it has been going on, a medical profession proceeds to ask you a number of questions.  You may be given a pain scale chart, a numeric scale (NRS – Numeric Rating Scale) sometimes replaced or […]

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Grant-writing is a team sport from the start and recruiting colleagues with specific skill sets will build the overall morale of the team, make the writing of the grant itself easier, and may make it possible to find even more $$. You’ll see below that some roles are front and center, i.e. editing and writing […]

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The Silence and Severity of Childhood Emotional Abuse Although treatment considerations for adults with histories of childhood physical and sexual abuse has grown over the years, psychotherapeutic treatment focusing on adults with childhood emotional abuse histories is in its nascency—at best. Emotional abuse and its impacts also tend to remain unseen, unacknowledged, and underreported by […]

While all psychotherapists aspire to practice ethically, this can at times prove challenging. It may seem at first glance that practicing ethically means simply following the ethics code of one’s profession. While this is a good place to start, unfortunately this is not sufficient for ensuring ethical practice. There are several reasons for this: 1. […]

Introduction Video games are no longer a fringe pursuit, if they ever truly were. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) estimates that video games grossed over $36 billion in the US in 2017 (ESA, 2018). This represents over 600% growth from estimates in 2000 (Interactive Digital Software Association [IDSA], 2002). The ESA (2018) noted that there […]