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Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy December 29th, 2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 20,074
Re: ethical ramifications of e-mail

Hey Monica,

I think that there is one technical step you ought to take. A firewall and virus protection does not offer enough protection on it's own. Its a solid start - but there is no such thing...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy November 15th, 2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 31,777
Re: Tennis, I mean, Life Coaching Anyone?

I know of several people in this area who has used the psychology today ads with good results. They usually get from 2-5 calls on that ad a month. Those who does not have an effective ad gets 0 calls...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy September 18th, 2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 15,642
Re: Language Fluency

I am bilingual, but few people are aware that English is not my first language. Occassionally, someone notices a slight bur of an accent, but they still assume my first language is English. Sometimes...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy September 18th, 2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,785
Re: confidentiality with cell phones

There is a quick answer to this - there is no confidentiality with cell phones, any more than there is confidentiality with email. Both are scarily simple to break in to. I know this, and I always...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy August 25th, 2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 42,269
Re: Vegas hypnotist -is this for real?

Yeah.... And next... we believe that a memory hypnosis thing proves as a fact that people were abducted by aliens, tortured by monsters, ohh... and hypnosis is absolute proof perfect that people were...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy October 10th, 2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,362
Re: AMA/APA ethics code: support of universal care

Huh? That is not the way it looks from my point of view.

However, this isnt a political board, so I guess its not worth continuing the argument.

I do wonder though, what on earth consequences...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy October 9th, 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,609
Re: Abuse of curbside consultation

You might not be covered on HIPAA, but it seems that some information came out, that you were not prepared to come out in so far as the other doctor revealed something you had said.

If you had...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy October 7th, 2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 15,362
Re: AMA/APA ethics code: support of universal care

A doctor does not deserve that titel if he or she does not support access to medical care for all human beings.

Da Friendly Puter Tech
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy October 7th, 2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,609
Re: Abuse of curbside consultation

Ai, Ai, Ai, Discussing cases in the lounge. That is just a bit too nonchalant with sensitive information for my taste. You are not discussing cows - you are discussing humans.

There is always a...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy July 21st, 2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,276
Re: Record keeping dilemma

I wouldnt be too worried about obsolescence. I know in the past this caused a lot of problems, but these days the software makers put effort into making sure newer models of their softwares can read...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy July 8th, 2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,276
Re: Record keeping dilemma

I have learning disabilities, and I know I need a computer to help me organize something like notes.

As far as online goes - it is feasible. Especially if you use a larger company with plenty of...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy June 30th, 2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 31,777
Re: Tennis, I mean, Life Coaching Anyone?

On coaches - there are financial coaches, business coaches, small business coaches, Internet marketing coaches, sales coaches. Life coaches as I mentioned before usually focus on the future - goal...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy April 27th, 2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 31,777
Re: Tennis, I mean, Life Coaching Anyone?

Coaching doesnt have the professional standards and laws that therapy does. For that reason it is possible for coaches to have a wide variety of training and experiences to help in their job.

I...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy August 10th, 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,943
Re: clinical autonomy in an agency

Not being a therapist it seems to me that some of the general work place rules of engagement would work in this situation.

All of it of course focused on the CYA and document, document, document...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy May 3rd, 2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,993
Scientology Boot Camp For Katie Holmes

Apropos the thread below, I woke up this morning to this headline on aol.

A few more clicks and the story tells me that after Katie wanted to strike out a bit independently and go to NY for a...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy April 17th, 2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,734
Re: Legal issues concerning cult escapee organizations

Hello Lil Pon,

Wow, I had to go back and look over the posts to even remember the conversation. As it just happens I consider it one of my obligations to inform the public about cults and how they...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy September 28th, 2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 55,530
Re: Not sure if I should file a formal complaint about my therapist

Hello Littlethree,

First of all let me say I am really sorry that you had to live through this situation. I can only imagine how traumatizing it must have been. I wish you didnt have to live...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy May 22nd, 2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 42,269
Re: Vegas hypnotist -is this for real?

Ohh, but that is why Dr. Reid said not to confuse stage shows with real hypnotic work.

Hypnotism in its pure form is really incredibly simple, and we all participate in it every day in some form...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy May 17th, 2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 42,269
Re: Vegas hypnotist -is this for real?

Hey Russ,

The short answer here is - I really dont know. *grinning*, But I do have a few thoughts on it.

Hypnotism is not "failsafe", and some people are a lot easier to hypnotize than others....
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy March 21st, 2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 35,057
Re: When the therapist screws up

Hey Dr. Reid,

I completely agree of course. The main problem I keep coming back to is that not enough funds are allocated to take care of the weakest in our society. Until we have solved that...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy March 6th, 2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 35,057
Re: When the therapist screws up

Hey Dr. Reid,


Interesting perspective you bring to the table, and again, I note that your experience focus's on when something actually has gone wrong.

Your points are of course great - it...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy March 5th, 2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 35,057
Re: When the therapist screws up

Hey Dr. Reid,

This is really interesting - are the studies you have read easily accessible for lay people? I would love to see one or both of them....

Whats interesting for me is that you and I...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy March 5th, 2006, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 35,057
Re: When the therapist screws up

Hey Dr. Reid,

I am interested in why you say suicide contracts doesnt work.

I worked as a volunteer at a suicide and crisis hotline for more than three years. We used suicide contracts quite a...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy February 25th, 2006, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,734
Re: Legal issues concerning cult escapee organizations

Hey Lil' pon,

As you said yourself - the cults - especially scientology (I have no trouble naming them), sometimes sue people fighting against them.

There are some lawyers that specialize in...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy February 25th, 2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 20,734
Re: Legal issues concerning cult escapee organizations

Hey Charles,


If I may disagree with you on a few points here -

First of all there is a huge problem in proving that a cult interfered with a persons right to leave. For instance if a cult...
Forum: General Discussion February 5th, 2006, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,688
Re: Help for Borderline /Bipolar

Some of these things might work - some of them might not work. Your guess is as good as anyones.

The reason why noone can really say if they "work" or not is because of hte lack of scientific data...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy December 15th, 2005, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 44,546
Re: What exactly is Christian Counseling

Ugh,

I was tired that day. I will go back and change it.

I respect all expressions of faith that treat their adherents with respect, and blanketly disrespect all expressions of faith that does...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy December 13th, 2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 44,546
Re: What exactly is Christian Counseling

This is an interesting post - and I think that the question could even be expanded to include other counseling within the auspices of other religious faiths as well. These days we have Christian...
Forum: General Discussion November 8th, 2005, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,755
Re: Psychotherapist missed 3rd appointment in 2 months

I dont know what it means. I do know if that if it happened to me, then I would want to have a really serious conversation with this potential therapist about how this is going to work long term.
...
Forum: General Discussion October 3rd, 2005, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,986
Re: Frustration With Psychological Community

Lawrence,

There are many important topics within the field of psych that need attention - and has not yet gotten enough attention. We each go where our interests and propensity takes us.

In...
Forum: General Discussion September 25th, 2005, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,986
Re: Frustration With Psychological Community

Well Lawrence,

I guess - if you want something done you have the choice between whining about what others are or are not doing, or actually starting to do something yourself.

Maybe you should...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy August 24th, 2005, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 30,773
Re: Ethics of reality tv show

And Thank You Dr. Reid - I will never again spell atwitter with a hyphen!

BTW, I have no idea if the show still runs - I think it was a rather timelimited show. But maybe you can catch it on...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy August 24th, 2005, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 30,773
Re: Ethics of reality tv show

Hey Ben,


Ops, Gotta question my sources on this one huh? Well - Fair play. :D

So first of all let me say that I do not remember my initial sources when I searched the web, and I did not save...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy August 22nd, 2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 30,773
Re: Ethics of reality tv show

Hey Dr. Reid,


Now did the crossword puzzle spell a-twitter like I did? Or did they spell it atwitter without the - ? :D

But back to "brat camp". One of the reasons I was so upset when I...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy August 21st, 2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 30,773
Re: Ethics of reality tv show

Hey Dr. Reid,

THank you for the well considered reply to my post. I watched the two first episodes of the show only, and then would not support the show after that.

However; after watching the...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy July 23rd, 2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 30,773
Ethics of reality tv show

ABC has a new show out called "brat camp".

This show takes 9 kids ages 14 - 17 with some serious troubles and puts them in a boot camp type wilderness therapy setting.

The kids are not told...
Forum: General Discussion March 24th, 2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,000
Re: Workshop psychologists, psychiatrists & clients

Hey Barbara,


I think I see where you are coming from. There is sometimes an apparent conflict between severely mentally ill patients and their caretakers. There are multiple reasons for this,...
Forum: General Discussion March 21st, 2005, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,000
Re: Workshop psychologists, psychiatrists & clients

Hmm, I think, first of all it would be necessary to have a definition of "mental illness".

Most people - I would even say especially therapists - have a few "issues" that can from a medical point...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy February 27th, 2005, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,070
Re: Request info on definitive study

Joe,

I am sorry you feel that way. I am sorry that is your life experience, it sounds like a painful one.

I have certainly been a therapy consumer myself, and have never felt negatively branded...
Forum: Law, Ethics, and Psychotherapy February 26th, 2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,070
Re: Request info on definitive study

*sigh*, not quite done grinding yer ax are ya?

I dont know if the psychology industry has caused more harm than good for a majority of those involved with it. I know it has caused a lot of good...
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