Psychological News You Can Use

The Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) distributes a monthly E-newsletter designed for members of the public on common and current psychological issues.  I think it’s very good, and in my work I have forwarded it to parents and clients, encouraging them to sign up if they found it to be useful.  It’s generally a short read but provides some really great information- on topics like parenting, stress, bullying/cyberbullying, dealing with coworkers, the economy, preparing for a new school year or vacation, and loss of a job or a loved one.  Here is the link to past issues: (

You can also sign up on the PPA website if this is something you’d like to receive in your inbox.  PPA also offers Mind-Body Health Workshops every June at their Annual Convention in Harrisburg, given by psychological professionals free of charge.  Check it out: (  For students and professionals involved with PPA, why not sign up to give a workshop of your own on a subject you know about?  It’s helpful for the public, you can add it to your CV, and you can get more speaking experience.  Take care!

Published by Dr. Jesse Matthews

I'm a practicing psychologist and director of Matthews Counseling & Coaching, a private practice in Chester Springs, PA. I work with clients 18 and older, and my specialties include: depression; addiction/substance abuse; relationships; anxiety; ADHD and behavioral issues; and Autism/Asperger's. Our group works with individuals from tween through older adult, helping them with a variety of life issues. Check out the practice website for information on other clinicians and their services: .

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