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Clinical Practice Insurance Updates Legislation Licensure Board Updates Resources

A female telehealth therapist with a trauma-focused CBT certification who takes United Health Insurance. A Medicaid provider who serves rural...

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Anorexia, Eating Disorders, Bulimia, Treatment, Oklahoma, LPC, LADC, LBP, LMFT, Training

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From consenting to treatment to having a say in how their protected health information in used, therapists are federally obligated to provide their...

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In August, The Oklahoman reported that North Oklahoma County Mental Health Center, otherwise known as NorthCare, had completed the purchase of a...

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Mental health associations urge professionals to contact their representatives to support the Mental Health Access Improvement Act

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At times, clinicians may find that meeting the mental health needs of clients involves meeting other needs first. It may be difficult for clients...

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In 2020, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin in clinical contexts. Psilocybin, a psychedelic substance often found in...

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With access to over 130 casinos in Oklahoma alone, research by the National Council on Problem Gambling estimates that 74% of Oklahomans gambled...

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When it comes to decorating an office or designing a website, mental health clinicians are mindful to create a professional, yet inviting...

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As the first day of school approaches, students and their families may experience an increase in emotional, social, and financial challenges. In...

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As explored in a previous article by the Oklahoma Counseling Institute, the health and social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a...

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Whether it is to take a break from telehealth while remaining socially distanced, to hold a discussion under the sun instead of fluorescent lights,...

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