Tag Archive for Psychologist

I’M LEAVIN’ ON A JET PLANE Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, March 2016 I have been fortunate to serve for two terms on the Board on Children, Youth, and Families (BCYF) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  There is a strong mental health presence on the Board including psychologist Ann Masten. …

This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, March 2016 As the Administration and the private sector steadily implement provisions of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), its population-oriented public health perspective will, over time, significantly impact our nation’s health care practitioners of all disciplines. At our Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) health policy…

Calling Businesses for Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

The Arkansas Psychological Association is sponsoring the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award (PHWA) to recognize organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to programs and policies that foster employee health and well-being, as well as organizational performance. The award program is supported by the American Psychological Association. Winners will be:  Featured in the media  Honored…

Historical Contributions of Black Psychologists from Arkansas

Historical Contributions of Black Psychologists from Arkansas: Acknowledging the Road They Have Paved Where do we go from here? By Patricia L. Griffen, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist The Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) in collaboration with the Arkansas Association of Black Psychology Professionals (AABPP) sponsored a Black History Month event on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at historic…

Wellbeing Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Arkansas Psychologists Provide Tips on Improved Well-Being in Alzheimer’s Caregivers Little Rock, Arkansas, November 25, 2015— A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be emotionally overwhelming for the individual as well as the family.  As we recognize National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month this November, it’s important to be aware of the unique…

3 Strategies to Boost Your Private Practice Brand

3 Strategies to Boost Your Private Practice Brand By Adam Benton, Ph.D. Branding is not just a term for marketers or large companies. If you’re a psychologist, especially one working independently, you should be thinking about how to brand your psychology practice. A brand is like a niche, a reputation, or a characteristic for which you…