Theorists in PsychologyOctober 6, 2015 – 08:00 am

Theorists in Psychology

There is a conspiracy to hide the truth from us. What is the real story? Many people doubt, for example, the official story about the terrorist attacks of 9-11. Some people suspect there was another cause, a cover-up, a conspiracy. In a just published study, researchers have investigated not the 9-11 story, but instead the people who believe 9-11 conspiracy theories. The truth is out there. Why do some people believe 9-11 conspiracy theories? Do they…

Mental Health Careers ListFebruary 21, 2015 – 02:57 pm

Mental Health Careers List

The following mental health professionals can provide psychological assessments and therapy; however, cannot generally prescribe medications (although some states will allow it): Clinical Psychologist – A psychologist with a doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited/designated program in psychology. Psychologists are trained to make diagnoses and provide individual and group therapy. School Psychologist – A psychologist with an advanced degree…

Health Psychology a Cultural ApproachAugust 5, 2011 – 03:55 pm

Health Psychology a Cultural Approach

With a conversational style that conveys the excitement, research base, and real-world applications of the field, Regan A. R. Gurung introduces students to health psychology with an integrated cultural perspective. commendable goal of being comprehensive yet extremely accessible. Gurung focuses on key determinants of behavior, such as family, ethnicity, and religion, which are not always highlighted in health psychology books. Packed with the most…

Stephen BehnkeNovember 25, 2013 – 03:49 pm

Stephen Behnke

Stephen Behnke is the Ethics Director at the American Psychological Association. Previously he was_an_instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He was also chief psychologist on the Day Hospital Unit of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Behnke has published on the criminal responsibility of individuals…

Health Psychology PHD ProgramsFebruary 6, 2015 – 02:29 pm

Health Psychology PHD Programs

Education & Training Clinical Health Psychology Doctoral Training Programs As you search for programs that match your interests and needs, you are encouraged to review FAQs: How to Decide on a Training Program and the Research Competencies to help ensure that you will find a program that is a good fit for your interests and needs. The listing of clinical training programs in the table below are all members of the Council of Clinical Health…

Jobs in Psychology SalaryJune 3, 2015 – 04:49 pm

Jobs in Psychology Salary

A career in psychology can provide a lifetime of rewards. Your psychologist mind is probably saying that the most important are the intangibles that come from the positive impact you get to have on peoples’ lives. We agree with you. But what about your salary as a psychologist? Let’s look at a few stats. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, which is the latest reported median pay for psychologists on their website, a psychologist…

Clinical Health Psychology PHD ProgramsSeptember 17, 2013 – 12:18 pm

Clinical Health Psychology PHD Programs

Students who aspire to conduct clinically-informed research on issues pertaining to behavioral factors in the etiology, treatment, and prevention of disease may apply for admission to both the Clinical and Biological and Health Psychology programs. Such students gain a thorough grounding in the theories and methods of clinical psychology (principles of behavior, psychological assessment, and behavior change), as well as the biobehavioral bases of…