f41.1 — Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Motivational Interviewing

One of the most widely diagnosed conditions, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, affects about 3% of Americans. If you’re a mental health practitioner, it’s likely that this is one of the most common diagnoses in your practice. What does the latest research tell us about GAD? Spoiler alert: CBT combined with Motivational Interviewing results in better outcomes […]

Fighting pseudoscience in behavioral health

The mental health profession is often on tenuous ground when it comes to scientific legitimacy. It’s bad enough many psychological studies fail to pass muster as valid scientific experiments. A critical part of the scientific process is reproducibility. A rather groundbreaking article in the August 28, 2015 issue of Science evaluated 100 experimental and correlational […]