Category Archives: General Information

Ethics and Peer Support

A Kentucky Peer Support Specialist is not a clinical professional. The specialist goes through certification to perform the job, but that certification alone does not replace the years of studying and experience of therapists and psychologists. Although we are not … Continue reading

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Texting: The Third Client in the Room

Purpose Dubus (2015) presented a case study example of the utilization of texting in the psychotherapy process with an adolescent female and her father during family therapy sessions. The goals of the article were to highlight generational differences, explore the … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids: Dangerous New Synthetic Drug

    ‘Flakka’ is a new synthetic drug that has recently been moving across the country and may soon find itself in Kentucky (and the effects in our hospital and area). News articles have reported that about a year ago, … Continue reading

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Friday Factoids: Balance Between “Alone Time” and “Isolation”

  In our society today, we are constantly connected to people near and far through technology and social media. Here at the hospital, we discuss improving social supports and interactions. Additionally, isolation can be a red flag. However, some interesting … Continue reading

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Accreditation News!

WKPIC is elated to announce that we discovered this on APA’s website today, thanks to former intern David Wright:   Western Kentucky Psychology Internship Consortium – Hopkinsville, KY – Effective December 9, 2014 Next site visit 2021 At its meeting … Continue reading

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Article Review: Group CBT for Psychosis

    Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) is considered an effective intervention that is recommended for the treatment of schizophrenia (American Psychological Association, 2004). With that said, offering treatment during an acute episode, while in an inpatient facility proves challenging. Even … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Our 2014-2015 Leadership Graduates!

WKPIC would like to extend a hearty hurrah to this year’s graduates of the WSH/PMHC Leadership Forum. These folks did a lot of reading, studying, and homework-ing! Good job, all. Special nod to those three on the left, who just … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid: Can a Computer Know You Better Than Your Spouse?

  There is no way–NO WAY–that a computer can be a more accurate, better judge of an individual’s personality than other people, right? RIGHT??   Well, results yielded from a new research study conducted by Cambridge University is implicating just … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid: Origin of New Year’s Resolutions

We are now a little past one week into the new year of 2015. Did you make a New Year’s Resolution? If so, how well have you done with keeping it? I have never personally made one, for reasons that I’m … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid Catch-Up! What Exactly Is Boxing Day?

    Have you heard of Boxing Day?   December 26th is a holiday celebrated in England and many other countries (including Canada, where I am from!). Today, Boxing Day is similar to the American Black Friday (which is not … Continue reading

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