I have given multiple psychological evaluations for Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility in reference to security clearances.
Teletherapy seems to have become entrenched at in the provision of mental health services. Remote therapy had been growing in popularity in recent years, but has mushroomed during the covid outbreak. After providing therapy for some three decades, always face to face, the change has been chall...Read More
Psychological Testing sets psychologists apart from other providers. Much of graduate school training is devoted to learning these psychological tests. As psychology developed in this country, that is what psychologists almost exclusively did. Psychiatrists provided the care, psychologists did t...Read More
The Rorschach Technique has a storied history. These cards are shown to the client, prompting responses that are scored and interpreted by the psychologist. Some may regard the procedure as pseudo-scientific, but some quantitatively oriented analyses has shown them to have some reliability and v...Read More
Schizophrenia is tough disease to treat, and many therapists never really have any particular training in this most of all destructive psychological conditions. Schizophrenia can obliterate personality, and functioning. Meds are helpful, but so is psychotherapy. The origins are at a biological l...Read More
How do you end up as a psychologist? Partly, many in my family have gone into medicine or mental health. A parent was a physician who graduated Cornell and then Columbia Med, school. My Uncle went to Princeton than to Columbia Med school and worked on Long Island for many years. A sibling has be...Read More
Ads for therapists can be confusing. There are different degrees, different licenses, different fields, different techniques, and different certifications. One way to differentiate providers is by license type. That allows the least wiggle room to distort credentials. You are either licensed a...Read More
- Joyce ADr Damon , ...what words can be used? He is exceptional, aware, fine tuned and compassionate. And so much more. I feel fully blessed to receive his extraordinary care, insights and therapeutic healing. You will be very fortunate for the privilege of receiving psychological therapy from one of the best: Dr Damon. He reaches into places within that have been needing light and healing for a long time.
- mahalodst 6Dr. LaBarbera is the greatest mental health specialist I have yet to see. If you are looking for a psychologist in Bay County you should absolutely contact him. He was able to see me in a weeks time, which is rare but not always guaranteed. In a way I owe him my life in regards to the role he played in my recovery.
hkrollinsDr. Labarbera is great. He is so soothing and insightful. He has such a way of helping me gain perspective on situations and find the positives. I would recommend him to anyone who needs help or just someone objective to talk to.