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By Jonathan Golding, Ph.D. and Anne Lippert, PhD on June 10, 2018 in Careers in Psych
Don't really know what's next for you in life? Getting a degree but not thinking about what you will do with it? Well career planning takes time and effort so start now!
By Lauren Mizock Ph.D. on May 24, 2018 in Cultural Competence
In this challenging political climate, mothering can be a source of social action.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on April 24, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
One of the oldest traditions in psychotherapy training is to undergo mandatory personal psychotherapy. Let’s take a look at some ethical issues involved.
By Psychology Today Editorial Staff on March 21, 2018 in Brainstorm
A majority of the best-selling textbooks researchers examined were found to include fallacies or misinformation.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on July 15, 2018 in Head of the Class
Why is assessment in psychology education important? It is much deeper than just taking quizzes and tests.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on July 15, 2018 in Shadow Boxing
A memoir from one of the founder's of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit shows psychological analysis in early cases.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on July 08, 2018 in Moral Landscapes
Taking sexual harassment seriously can benefit from existing psychological knowledge.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on June 28, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
One mistake I’ve encountered frequently in student papers is the assumption that because an argument is plausible, it is true. Here's how to spot the plausibility fallacy.
By Christina Pierpaoli Parker on June 27, 2018 in Eng(aging)
Lifespans tell stories and gerontologists interpret them. We get privileged, real-time insight into what works and what doesn’t.
By David Rettew M.D. on June 13, 2018 in ABCs of Child Psychiatry
The encouraging trend of increasing numbers of medical student graduates choosing psychiatry as a career.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on June 12, 2018 in Head of the Class
College can be stressful. What can you do this summer to de-stress so you are relaxed when fall rolls around?
By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D. on May 30, 2018 in Your Neurochemical Self
It's easy to blame problems on "our society," but the blame habit leads to hate, greed, and disempowerment. Invest yourself in a new paradigm instead.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on May 24, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
I believe that ethics can be taught, but the method is key. Here are three active learning techniques that lend themselves well to teaching graduate students.
By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on May 22, 2018 in The Web of Violence
More self-awareness will help you on your path to being a better psychologist.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on May 15, 2018 in Head of the Class
Cheating is risky, foolish, and ultimately self-defeating. Don't do it. And counsel your friends and loved ones not to do it either.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on May 09, 2018 in Click Here for Happiness
4 Things you absolutely must know before you start a consulting business.
By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on April 26, 2018 in Rethink Your Way to the Good Life
Are you considering pursuing a degree in psychology? Here's what you need to know.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on April 21, 2018 in Head of the Class
Are students ready for their next academic year? Working ahead will not only save time later, it will increase their chances for success.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 07, 2018 in How To Do Life
One lick at a time, a reformed mutt helps the unemployed find reassurance.
By Kim Schneiderman L.C.S.W., M.S.W on April 03, 2018 in The Novel Perspective
If you can't find a therapist who takes your insurance, here's why...
By Philip Yanos Ph.D. on April 02, 2018 in Written Off
Mental health clinicians need to be aware of the way that associative stigma can wear them down
By Brad Waters on April 02, 2018 in Design Your Path
Not landing job interviews or job offers? These top job search mistakes might be sabotaging your career.
By Kyle D Killian Ph.D., LMFT on March 31, 2018 in Intersections
I was flabbergasted when a young audience member asked, "Dr. Killian, why aren't you a fan of self-care?"
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on March 28, 2018 in Click Here for Happiness
Three entrepreneurs share how they are trying to make the world a happier, healthier place.
By Kim Schneiderman L.C.S.W., M.S.W on March 22, 2018 in The Novel Perspective
How spiritually oriented therapy heals mind, body, and spirit.
By Kimberly Key on March 21, 2018 in Counseling Keys
Before you quit, consider taking this self-assessment to see if restoring balance in your life will diminish your burnout.
By Kyle D Killian Ph.D., LMFT on March 16, 2018 in Intersections
Trained, educated, and licensed to diagnose pathology, but feeling gagged or muffled in the current political climate?
By Cathy Malchiodi PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT on March 15, 2018 in Arts and Health
Stephen Colbert attends an "art therapy session," sketches his feelings and lampoons the field on the venerable The Late Show.
By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on March 15, 2018 in Head of the Class
Are you interested in learning about psychology outside the classroom? Consider attending a psychology conference.
By Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. on March 15, 2018 in The Ethical Professor
When people stop thinking too soon, they are more prone to learn less, make bad ethical decisions, teach badly, and experience a myriad of other bad outcomes.
By Emily Green Psy.D. on March 11, 2018 in There Is Always Another Part
How one author's words led me to an insight which continues to shape both my personal and professional lives.
By Tara Well Ph.D. on March 07, 2018 in The Clarity
Wondering how to get from here to there? Here are 5 strategies to get mentors on your team.
By David A. Rosenbaum Ph.D. on March 05, 2018 in Perception and Performance
Should research psychologists say they are psychologists?
By Thomas Hills Ph.D. on March 01, 2018 in Statistical Life
Interviewing is something people can learn how to do. Having given and received hundreds of interviews, I've tried to summarize my experience in 10 simple tips. Good luck.
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