Clinician's Corner Blog

A PHCoE blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.

  • Deployment Health Clinical Center is Now the Psychological Health Center of Excellence October 23, 2017

    In 1995, the Gulf War Health Center was created to address medical and psychological problems related to Gulf War service. In 1999, this mission expanded to deployment health in general and the name of the center changed to the Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC). DHCC was responsible for research, clinical care and education regarding deployment health issues.

  • PBI Network Presents: Integrating Mobile Apps into Care August 7, 2017

    There is promising evidence that technology can support the use of evidence-based behavioral health treatments, as well as serve as a link to improve patient engagement and adherence to treatment. Yet clinicians have limited guidance on how to effectively and safely implement these resources, especially mobile applications (apps).

  • Get Psyched! DHCC Psychologists to Present at APA Annual Meeting July 17, 2017

    Each August, psychologists from around the world attend the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA). This year the meeting will be held Aug. 3-6 in Washington, D.C., where our own DHCC psychologists will deliver five presentations. 

    Many of our psychologists belong to Division 19: Society for Military Psychology, which sponsors presentations and publishes its own convention agenda specific to the interests of military psychologists.  

  • Let’s Talk About It! Use DHCC’s Mental Health Awareness Month Campaign in Your Commands and Clinics April 26, 2017

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health providers working in military clinics and/or who are embedded into military commands have a unique vantage point to influence mental health knowledge and help-seeking behaviors among service members. One way to facilitate this is through a mental health outreach effort. Deployment Health Clinical Center (DHCC), through Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE), conducts an awareness campaign each year during the month of May.

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