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Careers in Mental Health

I have been frequently asked about what it takes to become a psychologist, psychiatrist, therapist or a clinical social worker. Many people are interested in becoming a therapist, or mental health professional. Ironically, there are not many places to find the answers. My goal is to shed some light...
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Correlation vs. Causation

We've all heard the phrase, correlation does not imply causation. Unfortunately, we rarely understand this phenomenon and are often mistaken by what we often label as evidence after examining the data. Sometimes both are referred to as cause and effect, which is potentially misleading. What exactly do we mean by correlation...
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Rates Slashed for Regence Oregon Psychotherapists

Back in early 2015, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield announced that they would be cutting provider reimbursement rates by up to 30%. This rate reduction would affect mental health practitioners across the board at both the master's and doctorate level. Now, Mental health professionals have always had a difficult time when...