Category: Professional News

Texting at Night Affects Teens’ Sleep, Academic Performance

Written by Atlanta Behavioral Consultants on January 28, 2016

Article by: Patti Verbanas of Rutgers See the original article at Can’t stop texting? If you’re a teenager, it may be to blame for falling grades and increased yawning in school, according to a new Rutgers study. The study, published in the Journal of Child Neurology, is the first of its kind to link nighttime instant […]

Computer-Generated Psychological Test Interpretation

Written by Atlanta Behavioral Consultants on November 30, 2015

Computer-generated interpretation of psychological tests has exploded over the past ten years. Unfortunately, the idea that a computer is giving an objective interpretation is as false as saying that if something is on the internet, it must be true. The publishers of the psychological tests use mathematical algorithms to generate interpretive statements. The problems with […]

Are you Impressed with Credentials?

Written by Atlanta Behavioral Consultants on July 1, 2015

Attorneys and Judges are often confused about mental health providers’ designations, education, and professional affiliations. Hopefully this article will clear up the confusion. In Georgia there are five licensed mental health professional designations. Psychologists have doctoral degrees (Ph.D., Psy.D, or Ed.D.) and provide psychotherapy, consultation, can diagnose and treat mental disorders, and are the only […]