Psychotherapy can be a rewarding and life changing experience. There are several factors service members and their families should consider when engaging in mental health treatment. This article focuses specifically on how service members can maximize their confidentiality and limit unintended consequences of seeking treatment.Read More
Psychologists are not only dedicated to helping people cope with overwhelming problems and stress, they also engage in ground-breaking research. They have a passion for understanding questions about human behavior. The Psychologist Spotlight features stories, written by psychologists and psychologists-in-training, that reflect their outstanding research and experience in education and practice. Read the blog posts below to gain a better understanding of how psychologists help people everyday.
Choosing a psychologist can often be a daunting task to navigate. Here’s some guidance.Read More
Dr. Johanna Tiemann shares her point of view after leading a workshop for smokers who were trying to quit.Read More
Psychologist Spotlight: Demystifying Symptoms and Promoting Recovery After a Concussion by Dr. Chand Taneja
As a neuropsychologist, I am fortunate to be in the position to assist children and adults in their recovery after brain injury by means of educational consultations, neuropsychological evaluations, and research. Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), in other words concussions, are a major public health issue in today’s youth, accounting for nearly 38% of pediatric emergency room visits. Many more go undiagnosed, particularly when there is no loss of consciousness.Read More
Obesity is currently a major public health concern among one in three children and adults. One of the biggest myths in weight loss is that changing eating behaviors and increasing physical activity is an easy task.Read More
While completing a doctoral program in clinical psychology, I found myself providing psychotherapy to a client who felt trapped by her high standards. She attempted to seek perfection across the many roles in her life — at school or work, in her relationships, with her children, and with her possessions.Read More