Survey of MN MH Clinicians about fees, v 2, 2021

Survey of MN MH Clinicians about fees, v 2, 2021

MHConcierge requested community info – and got 373 responses! Copyright MHConcierge 2021 – you are welcome to share the link to this post but use for commercial purposes without permission is forbidden. BACKGROUND I did an initial survey about fees charged by Minnesota mental health clinicians in 2017. The idea for the survey came from an article in the APA journal Practice Innovations,  Koocher, & Soibatian,  (2017). “Understanding Fees in Mental Health Practice.” Practice Innovations, 2(3), 123-135.  The authors recommended “being aware of “the normative fees for mental health services in your geographic area” as one important factor for setting your

Some Thoughts on Napping, Brain Power and Sleep

Some Thoughts on Napping, Brain Power and Sleep

To sleep during the day, perchance to restore clarity of mind? This is a subject of ongoing scientific research.  Napping is viewed by many as a compensatory restorative process due to poor sleep the night before or for mitigating daytime somnolence.  Studies have demonstrated that partial acute or chronic sleep deprivation at night leads to errors in thinking, mathematical calculations and erosion of working memory – the ability to hold information on our mental screen and act upon it.