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November 2019: NHPA member and the presenter for our March 2020 CE workshop, Dr. James Claiborn, is quoted in this month’s issue of the New England Psychologist. The article addresses the challenges of recognizing and treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).  Read the article here.

September 2019: It’s a busy time for NHPA member Dawn Huebner, Ph.D.  Her new book, Something Bad Happened: A Kid’s Guide to Coping With Events in the Newswas recently published.  She’ll be speaking at Water Street Bookstore in Exeter on September 26th and you can hear her on NHPR’s October 1st episode of The Exchange.  Find out more about Dawn’s book here.

August 2019: NHPA member Vicki Anderson, Psy.D. will be one of four presenters at the NHPA Co-Sponsored CE event, The Science of Medicinal Cannabis: Implications for Mental Health Practitioners coming up in November.  Vicki received training on the subject at the University of Vermont in the department of pharmacology.  Read more here.

August 2019: NHPA President-Elect, Dr. Jessica Leonard, is featured in a New England Psychologist article on continuing education.  She’s the right person to speak on the subject.  Not only is Jes a board officer she is also NHPA’s Continuing Education chair and the NHPA Liaison to the NH Board of Psychologists.  Read the article here.

June 2019:  See what NHPA member Dr. Carl Hindy has to say in Weighing the pros and cons of insurance is crucial. You can find the article in the June issue of New England Psychologist.

May 11, 2019:  NHPA’s BHAC Chair, Dr. Julie Wolter,  is quoted in a New England Psychologist article United Behavioral Health case shines light on Parity violations.  Also featured in the article is Dr. Jennifer Warkentin, the presenter at our September 2018 continuing education program on Teletherapy.

April 23, 2019: Dr. Nicole Sawyer is part of a panel discussing PTSD and First Responders on NHPR’s The Exchange.  Listen here.

February 2019: The Huff-post published an article titled 17 Children’s Books For Anxious Kids. Two of Dr. Dawn Huebner’s books are included. Read it here.

January 2019: Dr. Shannon Bader, NHPA Legislative Committee Chair, is gracing the cover of this month’s issue of New England Psychologist. Shannon discusses the rewards and challenges of forensic psychology.    Read it here.

Continue reading that same issue of NEPSY and you’ll see NHPA Member-At-Large, Dr. Jacquelyn Reinert in the article Networking Still Relies On Personal Interaction.  Read it here.

November 2018: In the #METOO era, psychologists adopt various strategies to assist victims of sexual abuse.  That’s the title of the article in November’s issue of New England Psychologist where you’ll find comments from NHPA member Catherine Cauthorne, Ph.D.  Read it here.

In the same issue of New England Psychologist, another NHPA member, Cassie Yackley, Psy.D., is included in an article about Project GROW. The program, which helps to address the needs of students affected by the opioid epidemic, currently operates in six NH school districts.  You can find this article in the print version of New England Psychologist.

October 2018: NHPA has been in the news! There was an article in The Concord Monitor about the change in the DMV rules for transgender individuals. Psychologists are now authorized to sign the form that allows a transgender individual to change their gender marker on their driver’s license or non-driver identification. Drs Celia Oliver and Teresa Johnson were both interviewed for the story. Read it here.

End of September 2018: A group gathered in Keene to discuss New Hampshire’s work on developing a 10-year mental health plan. Dr. Celia Oliver, NHPA’s Board President was in attendance and quoted in the article.  Read it here.

Early September 2018:  This month’s New England Psychologist includes two articles featuring NHPA members.  

In the first article, NHPA’s legislative committee chair, Shannon Bader, Ph.D., chimes in on the recent conversion therapy bill that bans the practice in NH. 

The second article highlights the addition of gender identity to the New Hampshire anti-discrimination law. Teresa Johnson, Ph.D., chair of NHPA’s Women, Minorities, & Diverse Communities committee, talks about the legislation and what the legal protection means for transgender individuals. 

August 2018:  Everett Moitoza, EdD, MBA, has just published an article entitled “Solving Common Problems Faced by Family Businesses” in the August 2018 issue of Business New Hampshire Magazine.  The topics covered included: 1) Family First vs. Business First Decision Making; 2) Conflict and Communications; 3) Selection and Compensation of Family Business Members; 4) Succession Planning; and Change Management & Strategic Planning.

July 2018:  Two NHPA members are in the news this month!  In a New Hampshire Magazine article, Michael R. Kandle, Psy.D. and Andrew Gersten, Ph.D. discuss what Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is and how it is used in professional practice.  You can read the article here.

April 2018:  Check out this article in the New England Psychologist.  Board Member and chair of NHPA’s Public Relations Committee, Kathryn Robbins, Ph.D., talks about the “layers of intervention and programming” available in schools that address the emotional needs of students.  Dr. Robbins is also the NH Coordinator for the Public Education Campaign of the APA.

In the same issue of the New England Psychologist, NHPA member Dr. Robert Kinscherff, Ph.D., J.D. speaks about existing gun violence research, “red flag laws”,  and clinician training.  Read the article here.

January 1, 2018: Here’s an article from the New England Psychologist about New Hampshire’s opioid crisis.  Dr. Cynthia Whitaker, a member of NHPA’s board of directors, is quoted in the article that addresses the critical need for more funding.  

November 10, 2017:  NHPA’s Nicole Sawyer, Psy.D. was a guest on NHPR’s The Exchange.  She was part of a panel discussing mental illness and mass shootings.  Check it out: http://nhpr.org/post/mental-illness-and-mass-shootings-misplaced-connection