Continue to learn through discussions or conversations hosted by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists and moderated by Daniel Elchert, PhD.
How White Psychologists Can Address Racism in Psychotherapy
David Drustrup—a PhD candidate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Iowa—discusses how white clinicians can address racism in clinical practice with white clients. He introduces a clinical process and model for identifying and addressing racism within the therapeutic context and what that can mean for training programs and broader impact on the profession.
Managing Risk and Post-Hospitalization Care for College Students
Drs. Jeff Nepute and Sarah Tilzey—both of whom are at Colorado State University's Health Network—discuss the changing presentation and landscape of mental health in university settings. They touch on some of the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and explain the approaches that the iTEAM (Intensive Treatment Education Assessment and Management) utilizes to help students struggling with complex mental health issues.
The Role of Psychology in Treating Chronic Pain
Dr. Beth Darnall—Director of the Stanford Pain Relief Innovations Lab—discusses psychology’s role in treating chronic pain. She addresses the multiple factors that play a role in chronic pain including biological, psychological, and social factors, and even history of traumatic experiences. She also addresses the use of opioids as part of a comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plan. Lastly, she discusses her compact training program in addressing chronic pain with patients and their families and how this could be integrated into training programs for psychologists.
Dr. Jon Elhai—Professor at the University of Toledo—discusses the field of cyberpsychology. He touches on technology’s influence on human behavior and how its use can be problematic. He also explores how technology can be used to further professional practice and research.
Dr. Rory Pfund—a postdoctoral fellow in the Center on Alcohol, Substance use, And Addictions (CASAA) at the University of New Mexico—joins us to provide some insight on gambling behaviors. He discusses what gambling looks like in different contexts and how to identify impairments stemming from gambling behavior beyond the financial realm. Dr. Pfund also talks about effective treatment methods and some barriers that may occur during treatment.
Multicultural Competence and Telepsychology
Dr. William Ming Liu—Professor and Chair in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education at the University of Maryland, College Park—joins us for an introductory-level conversation about multicultural competence and telepsychology, and in particular, on video teleconferencing. Dr. Liu covers understanding minority clients’ potential misgivings about telepsychology and the importance of acknowledging those feelings in building a trusting relationship between the provider and the client.
Interesting guests and topics. Moderators ask important questions and add good analysis themselves. Highly recommend!
This is a great podcast with a great host !
Erudite and Thoughtful Podcast on Germane Psychology Topics
Dr. Lustgarten provides thoughtful questions to thought leaders on array of German psychology topics. Highly worth a listen.