Expand Access to Mental Health Care: Remove Barriers to Psychologists Prescribing Medications

Lawmakers should not assume that existing educational paths or other paths that they might imagine are the only ways to produce competent prescribing psychologists.

By Jeffrey A. Singer

Deaths of Despair: Prescriptive Authority of Psychologists and Suicides

Suicide rates in the United States have been increasing for the past several years. Limited access to mental healthcare has many adverse effects, especially for marginalized communities. Between 2002 and 2017, five states (NM, LA, IL, IA, and ID) passed legislation allowing psychologists to prescribe psychotropic medication when deemed necessary for patient care, popularly referred to as the RxP movement.

Sep 08, 2021 | Working Paper
By Agnitra Roy Choudhury and Alicia Plemmons

Psychology Trainees May Not Be Allowed to Practice What They Preach

Psychology Trainees May Not Be Allowed to Practice What They Preach

There’s an urgent need for understanding of burnout among psychology students. Posted February 25, 2022 |  Reviewed by Gary Drevitch This post was written by Rita M. Rivera, M.S., CTP and David Benitez, M.S. representatives of...
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För Psykologer

In twenty years, psychologists in countries outside of the United States will  have the authority  to prescribe psychotropic medications for psychological dysfunction. More and more people will then have better...
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Premier Doctors 2022: Dr. Gretchen Boules

GRETCHEN A. BOULES, PSYD BOULES CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY GROUP, PLLC   SPECIALTY: Clinical Psychologist and Prescribing Psychologist EDUCATION: BA, Loyola University of Chicago; MA and PsyD, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology;...
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Finding Comfort and Inspiration During the Covid-19 Pandemic

By  Gretchen A. Boules, Psy.D. It has been four weeks since we’ve had to adjust to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Each person responds differently during stressful times:  thoughts and feelings run the...

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