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Beyond the “AI Replacing Therapists” Narrative

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I loved Clive Thompson’s piece in the New York Times magazine entitled; “May AI Help You?” in which he correctly identified what chatbots represent to those who use them.  Rather than a replacement for a […]

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My Month with Habitica

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Consistency has been reassuring and rewarding to me throughout my life. Organization, however, was a trait I struggled with until I was in college. My father’s primary organizational strategy was Post-it notes, and I grew up […]

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Frameworks versus clearinghouses: Where should professionals turn for advice on mental health apps?

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As availability of and interest in digital health increases, anecdotally we hear of more and more clients asking their therapist about apps for mental health. As a professional, it can be challenging to keep up […]

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How to be a Technology Savvy Therapist

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Technology innovations, new forms of social media, apps and websites, endeavor to solve any problem our clients have (or maybe didn’t know they have!). Digital options for mental health appear in Facebook ads, on websites, […]

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SmartPhones, Substance Abuse, and Well-Being: Helping Working Adults Access Resources

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Here’s a question you may be surprised to discover on a digital health blog: Have you ever played a Smartphone drinking game? With names like iPuke, Drink-a-thon, and Drunk Potato, they are quite easily found […]

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mHealth Apps: Is my data secure?

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Have you ever entered information into an app you downloaded to your phone and wondered where that information was going? If so, you’re not alone. Individuals commonly report privacy and security as important features when […]

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