Student Loans for Psychologists: Repayment, Forgiveness, & Consolidation

According to the APA’s 2009 doctoral employment survey, the average psychologist leaves graduate school with $88,610 in student loan debt. If that is not frightening enough, as of 2009, approximately 20% of Psy.D. graduates left graduate school with over $160,000 in student loan debt. These numbers are HUGE considering that psychologists can expect to make only $60,000 at the beginning of...
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Depression Treatment – What is popular vs. what is effective.

As a counseling psychologist / psychotherapist in the Sacramento, CA area, I am often asked by my clients, “How do you cure depression?”. As it turns out, my favorite new website, Curetogether.com, may have the best available answer. Curetogether.com┬áhas compiled over 8500 depression “treatment effectiveness ratings” from site visitors who volunteered to describe their...
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