With all the talk about healthcare reform and budget cuts to healthcare programs, my colleague, Jerome Yoman, PhD, and I were inspired to write an editorial about the need for more family services for The Oregonian, our local newspaper. We just found out that the editorial was published in the April 10, 2012 edition! You … Read moreA Call for More Services for Families with Loved Ones with Serious Mental Illness
“If enough data is collected, anything may be proven by statistical methods” — Williams and Holland’s Law It’s an amazing day for scientific research! Hold on, don’t leave me yet. I know I typically try to post things here that are inspiring or at the very least interesting and directly applicable to your everyday life. … Read moreResearch graveyard may come to life
People who experience the loss of a loved one are often tasked with managing life insurance and legal issues, resolving financial paperwork, planning a funeral, and sorting through their loved one’s belongings. All of this often happens while they are in shock or otherwise facing great emotional distress. This is often a time to seek … Read moreNew Law in Oregon: Your Rights to Bereavement Leave
When a person has significant issues with their health it can bring many challenges, more than just how it affects their body. Just like it is often helpful to see a physician who may prescribe a medication or perform a surgery, it can also be helpful to see a psychologist to learn skills to cope … Read moreWhy See A Health Psychologist?