Clinician's Corner

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

  • Using Psychological Health Data to Inform the Military Health System (link is external) June 2, 2016

    The Defense Department operates one of the largest health systems in the country, with nearly 9.4 million beneficiaries. Much of the care delivered within this system occurs in hospitals and clinics run by the department and the military services.

  • Real Warriors’ Website Supports Psychological Health Care (link is external) May 23, 2016

    As clinicians, we’re always looking for ways to help our patients learn more about psychological health conditions, how to seek help and how to help others. We urge that early intervention can positively impact their well-being and even their careers.

  • Recognizing and Responding to Your Own Mental Health Needs (link is external) May 16, 2016

    Do you know a mental health provider who’s always physically and emotionally tired? What about a colleague who is going through a significant life stressor such as a divorce and doesn’t pay enough attention to how this stressor impacts his or her functioning and work with patients?

  • Journal Highlights Health Needs of Women in Combat (link is external) "" February 23, 2016

    We are living in a time of great change. Change offers us many opportunities for positive growth. At the same time, change may create unanswerable questions, generate heated discussions or even produce anxiety in those impacted most by the change.

  • Tips to Stay Engaged in Therapy (link is external) May 29, 2015

    As clinicians, we’ve all had patients who struggle to remain engaged in therapy, especially after a breakthrough, challenging session or even an alliance rupture. We know that almost half of patients leave psychotherapy too soon, which reduces the effectiveness of therapy.

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The views expressed in Clinician's Corner blogs are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Deployment Health Clinical Center or Department of Defense.