Collin County Psychological Association is for psychologists to assist with networking, continuing education, and practice opportunities. www.ccpatx.org
The Collin County Psychological Association is a Local Area Society (LAS) brand of the Texas Psychological Association. It is our goal to provide a forum for growth, development and to provide opportunities for connection and networking for psychologists in North Texas. CCPA strives to provide resources and education regarding mental health and wellness for the community at large. As a member, you gain access to many benefits including: -Earn your TSBEP required Professional Development hours through attendance of the monthly luncheon workshops. -Earn your mandatory Ethics and Multicultural/Diversity PD hours -Professional listing in DocFinder advertising your professional endeavors and contact information to the community and other professionals looking for referrals -Monthly opportunities to network with other psychologists through professional development workshops and social events.
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nbcnews.com New data from Mental Health America shows the toll of the coronavirus pandemic as more people seek help for anxiety and depression. The crisis is especially worrying for young people.
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nbcnews.com "I can't be both a really worried human and a good therapist at the same time."
bustle.com Whether it's the strain of being confined at home, concern about loved ones, or fear of layoffs, the COVID-19 crisis may have you feeling more depressed, anxious, stressed, or all three. Therapists say that this feeling may not pass once social…
[04/28/20] Hello All! CCPA is currently looking for people to fill the positions of Treasurer and Secretary. If you, or anyone you know, is interested, please let us know!
medium.com If you’re a human and you’ve ever felt pain, ever felt fear, ever felt anything at all- you’re someone a therapist goes to work every day…
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usatoday.com With people taking more working meetings and social gatherings to video conference platforms, people are beginning to feel "Zoom fatigue."
Hello all! Just a reminder that a number of our local psychologists are completing their sessions via telehealth! For a list of providers available through this method, please check the following link: https://www.ccpatexas.org/telehealth-referral-list.html
ccpatexas.org In order to facilitate referrals during the COVID -19 pandemic, CCPA has compiled a list of CCPA members who are offering telehealth services and accepting new clients at this time. Please click here for a List of CCPA Telehealth Providers.
mentalhealthmatch.com Therapist marketing coach explains how new clients' needs have changed, and how to adapt your message to resonate with new clients in an age of COVID.
Just a reminder to all that your psychologists are here to help during these stressful times! Many psychologists have moved to virtual options to adapt to the current coronavirus situation. If you or a loved one is having a hard time managing stress, we would encourage you to reach out to a potential provider. For a list of our providers, please visit the following link:
kxan.com Thousands of Texans are finding out their employer-sponsored health insurance policies might not cover telemedicine visits for behavioral health care.
autostraddle.com We sometimes wish our therapists had insight from actual queer people and not just theory about how to treat us more effectively – and we’re sure they do too, they want to help! That sa…
sciencemag.org This clinical psychologist argues that academics shouldn’t idolize a workaholic lifestyle
businessinsider.com Depression and "deaths of despair" are on the rise among millennials, many of whom suffer from loneliness, money stress, and burnout in the workplace.
huffpost.com To deal with depression, you need to deal with its underlying causes.
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We are thrilled to announce the speakers for our upcoming Annual Ethics & Diversity Workshop! CEUs provided for psychologists, social workers, and LPCs. Please help us in spreading the word and sign up on our website by January 20th for discounted rates! https://www.ccpatexas.org/events.html
nbcnews.com Seeing conflicting opinions in your feed causes psychological discomfort, but not seeing them creates a warped reality. Here’s how to curate a more well-rounded feed.
forbes.com It would be a very boring world if everyone agreed on every issue. So disagreement is okay. We just need to disagree better. Try this expert advice.
ct.counseling.org Given the diff icult work they engage in, counselors shouldn’t be surprised or feel ashamed when confronted by burnout, but they must be willing to take steps to replenish themselves.
[09/26/19] Hello psychologists! Just a reminder that we have our monthly CE meeting tomorrow, 9/27/19. We will be featuring Michael Leach, PhD, who will be presenting on Attachment Disruptions and the Contributions to Development, Addiction and Trauma. Join us at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant at 2865 McDermott Drive, Suite 235, Plano, TX 75025!
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apa.org Recent mass shootings have inevitably led to news reports of the suspected shooters’ mental health, but psychological research shows there is no clear link between mental illness and violence.
apa.org APA offers resources to help those suffering stress and anxiety from constant news reports about the shootings in communities around the world.
sapiens.org An anthropologist argues that the U.S. culture of guns puts stress on the body and mind that can lead to physical damage.