“I never imagined that at age 65 I would be so excited to share with friends my experience seeing a geropsychologist. I am so excited to be discovering myself and perceiving myself in a much healthier light. Thank you Dr. Scovel for your care and insight.” by S.M.
After my undergraduate degree was completed, I took a position at a residential treatment center in Portland. I had just come on at a time when they were switching their treatment modality from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Dialectical Behavior Therapy... read more >
Problem solving an issue that comes up regularly for our patients, I recalled the article I read in the NY Times back in December 2013 that pointed out that Psychiatrists in the United States were significantly less likely than Medical... read more >
CMS’s new rule governing the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes. This year the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) came out with a new rule governing the use of antipsychotic medications at skilled nursing facilities. In summary,... read more >
The American Foundation For Suicide Prevention funds research, creates educational programs, advocates for public policy, and supports survivors of suicide loss. I support this great cause because I experienced a great loss in 2003 when my best friend committed suicide.... read more >