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Posts tagged ‘social responsibility’

Personal Responsibility

This is a challenging time, and everyone needs to do their part. In a pandemic, demand is high for psychological services, including crisis intervention. My colleagues and I have been working hard to maintain continuity of care while rapidly adapting to Telehealth. If you choose not to keep an appointment, it is your responsibility to communicate this so others can access psychological services in a timely manner. If you ignore requests to confirm your appointment, you are harming community mental health by reducing access for others in need. In this time of massive stress and change, let’s all consider the greater good.

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Telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Videoconferencing and telephone sessions will be phased in over the coming days, starting with New York appointments Monday, March 16, 2020. Full details to follow. Please subscribe to my website to receive automatic updates to your email.

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PrideStrong Weeklong

I'm honored to share results of the first-ever PrideStrong Weeklong, in collaboration with the Center for Animal Research and Education (C.A.R.E.) in Bridgeport, Texas. I contributed by way of pro bono project management, research design, and quantitative and qualitative analysis.

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TherapySafetyNet Final Referral Outcomes At A Glance

From 2007 to 2013, TherapySafetyNet served as a volunteer-run referral service to connect uninsured New Yorkers with socially responsible therapists. Here’s what we accomplished, by the numbers. http://wp.me/p25OMs-rM

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TherapySafetyNet featured in Frommer’s NYC Free & Dirt Cheap, 5th Edition

I just noticed TherapySafetyNet was included in Frommer's NYC Free & Dirt Cheap, 5th Edition (2013) by Ethan Wolff. I founded TherapySafetyNet in 2007 to address the needs of uninsured New Yorkers. While we are currently winding down our operations because our mission has been fulfilled by the passage of the Affordable Care Act, I'm so pleased to see TherapySafetyNet receive this kind of attention in print, and hope that our presence in Frommer's will help uninsured New Yorkers find affordable care--whether by way of TherapySafetyNet through the end of 2013, or the New York State of Health thereafter.

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Insurance premium rates approved for 2014 New York Health Benefit Exchange

After six years trying to help uninsured New Yorkers through my role directing TherapySafetyNet, there's light at the end of the tunnel: Solid plans at affordable premiums with mental health coverage included by law. Enrollment in New York's Health Benefit Exchange begins in October 2013. // Full post at TherapySafetyNet.org

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Thirty Years of the Antioch University New England Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

This past weekend--a fast drive north to New Hampshire for my alma mater's 30 year anniversary celebration. I owe an immeasurable debt of gratitude to the clinical psychology program faculty who remain rock solid points of reference in my professional life.

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In the Press: Health Insurance – How it Works and How It’ll Change

An interview with Geoffrey Steinberg, Psy.D., about how insurance policies affect therapy and are radically changing.

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States may decide to maintain gap in insurance coverage

Latest post on TherapySafetyNet

States may decide to maintain gap in insurance coverage.

Affordable Care Act Upheld by Supreme Court

A few words from the perspective of TherapySafetyNet’s role in helping uninsured New Yorkers. Follow the link here: Affordable Care Act Upheld by Supreme Court.