Category Archives: Providers
I’m always on the prowl for helpful books and resources to offer parents and providers, and I just came across PsychCentral’s review of the book, “Beyond the Blues: Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression” by Shoshana Bennett, Ph.D., and … Continue reading
As a psychologist-in-training specializing in child trauma, I am constantly looking for reliable ways to assess posttraumatic symptomology, especially in young children who often cannot report their symptoms to adults. Children express distress differently than adults; even the DSM-IV-TR acknowledges … Continue reading
Wondering how to blend play therapy and evidence-based therapies in treatment and assessment? Come hear me speak about it at the Southern California regional conference of the California Association for Pay Therapy on March 11 and 12 in Rancho Cucamonga.
Novotney, A. (2010). The Recession’s Toll on Children. Monitor on Psychology, 41(8), 43-43-46. In the most recent issue of Monitor on Psychology, Novotney summarizes research on the outcomes of low-income environments on children’s cognitive development. She goes on to detail … Continue reading
Spiegel, D. (2010). Dissociation in the DSM5. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 11, 261-265. In David Spiegel’s most recent Editorial in the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, he discusses some of the possible changes for dissociative disorders in the upcoming … Continue reading
Lanius, R.A., Vermetten, E., Loewenstein, R.J., Schmal, C., Brenner, D.J., & Spiegel, D. (2010). A dissociative subtype of PTSD: Clinical and neurobiological evidence. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 640-647. Psychology’s daignostic nosology, the DSM-IV-TR, is currently under intense scrutiny by … Continue reading
Cochran, J.F., Cochran, N.H., Nordling, W.J., McAdam, A., & Miller, D.T. (2010). Two case studies of child-centered play therapy for children referred with highly disruptive behavior. The International Journal of Play Therapy, 19, 130-143. In the most recent issue of … Continue reading