2024 Episodes

Join Paul and Ray in their latest Practice in Action episode as they delve into the importance of the Mental Status Examination (MSE) in clinical practice. They address the common lack of training and confusion surrounding the MSE, introducing their innovative ABCSMARTPICKLE Model to simplify its components. Throughout the conversation, they advocate for reframing language in the MSE to be more supportive and descriptive, emphasizing the significance of each aspect, from appearance to perception. They also explore the cultural sensitivity and not assuming. Don't miss out on their insightful discussion, highlighting the power of curiosity and observation in conducting effective MSEs. Tune in to the episode dropping next week! #PracticeInAction #MentalHealthAwareness #ClinicalPractice

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This week on the Psyched to Practice Podcast, Ray and Paul explore the phenomenon of iPad kids and the impact of technology on childhood experiences. They discuss the inundation of technology in society and the rise of a generation that is proficient with technology from a young age. They also delve into the controversy and reactions surrounding iPad kids. They stress the importance of monitoring and managing content, along with sharing guidelines for screen time and balancing technology use and setting boundaries for being good consumers of technology as parents. We hope you enjoy this Living Psyched episode: iPad Kids- Keeping Technology Byte-Sized

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On this episode of the Psyched to Practice Podcast, Ray and Paul chat with award winning authors Dr. Shannon Wiltsey Stirman and Dr. Stefanie LoSavio about their new book, "Getting Unstuck from PTSD: Using Cognitive Processing Therapy to Guide Your Recovery." We dive into the world of CPT, a proven treatment method for PTSD, and discover how it can be applied from the comfort of our homes. Join us as we learn about challenging beliefs about trauma, overcoming stuck points, and finding lasting relief with this insightful guide. Don't miss out on this informative discussion in this Master in Practice episode: Getting Unstuck from PTSD with Dr. Shannon Wiltsey Stirman and Dr. Stefanie LoSavio.

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From the early days of psychotherapy there have been differing beliefs on what approach offers the best support for clients seeking help. While the Modalities themselves differ from the early days of Psychotherapy, the argument remains. But why do we have to choose? Ray and Paul are tasked with understanding what separates out each of these modalities, as well as the similarities they hold. They distinguish the framework that each theory holds and look at what fundamental beliefs they operate from. Then they reverse course and look at how each, in their own way, can effectively support clients and what unites them all. We hope you enjoy this Practice in Action episode: Thread Through Modalities

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