Psychological Assessments Explained

Mental health is a process. Diagnosis, therapy sessions, medication, internal confrontation, growth, change—these are all broad explanations of the commonly thought of steps that a person in the mental health process can, and very well might go through during their path of recovery. However, one item missing from that list is testing and assessment. In many ways, psychological assessments are like more standard medical tests. […]

By Evan Post | Psychology

What Is It About Halloween?

It’s that time of year again—the leaves change, the weather cools down, and the night, which has been coming earlier and earlier since the end of June finally reaches back and asserts itself to darkness before dinnertime. This time of year really seems to excite people for a number of reasons, but, one of the biggest is that these changes signify the coming of Halloween, […]

By Cielo Villasenor | Psychology

Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist? The question is most often asked by patients seeking treatment, but if you’re considering a career in the field of mental health, it’s an applicable question for you, too. Although the two professions share a lot in common, they also have profound differences that underlie their work. Understanding the similarities, differences and education programs for each […]

By Alliant Team | Psychology

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