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8 Ways Non-Prescribers Can Promote Medication Success

Simple Strategies for Any Mental Health Professional

Kenneth Carter, PhD, ABPP

As a non-prescriber, you may be wondering how to ethically discuss medication with your clients. Kenneth Carter, PhD, ABPP, shares eight ways mental health professionals can help clients succeed while staying within the scope of their practice.

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15 Books Therapists Should Already Have on Their Shelves

Clinical resources addressing trauma, psychopharmacology, ethics, and more

PESI Team

Discover essential reads for new practitioners and seasoned experts in this list of our top resources for mental health professionals.

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Art & Science of Psychopharmacology

Helping clients get and stay well

Susan Marie, Ph.D., CARN-AP

Susan Marie has created The Art and Science of Psychopharmacology and it is filled with practical and adaptable strategies, client-friendly language, and the most up-to-date information about the medications being used to manage: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, and insomnia.Learn more about the resource that guides you through the various medications for each of these diagnoses and how to form essential conversations around your client’s prescription.

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Straight Talk: Understanding Antidepressant Selection Medications for Depression

What’s important when Initiating Antidepressant Selection

Joseph F. Wegmann, R.Ph., LCSW

By Joseph Wegmann  With medication management playing an increasingly pivotal role in the treatment of mental health disorders, the challenges faced by clinicians are increasing.

It's more critical than ever for mental health professionals to understand how to effectively collaborate with practioners prescribing medication. Here's what you need to know...

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How About Some Botox for Depression?

Joseph F. Wegmann, R.Ph., LCSW

A new study has found that when Botox is injected between the eyebrows, it delivers an antidepressant effect.

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Beyond Chemistry: Exploring Our Relationship with Our Meds

Frank G. Anderson, M.D.

Medication is about more than just taking the right pill. It's about your client's relationship with their meds.

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