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.

  • Dolphin Docs: Mental Health Providers Embedded in the Submarine Community January 7, 2019 In 1996, Navy aircraft carriers began to embed psychologists to address the concerns of medical evacuations from the ships. However, the benefit of having a psychologist aboard was quickly realized and gradually both Navy and Marine commands began to embed a variety of mental health providers into military units.
  • How Is This Working? Therapeutic Alliance and Implications for Evidence-Based Treatment Delivery in Military Settings December 17, 2018 Much of our talk about evidence-based practice focuses on specific interventions and protocols that have been found to be efficacious in treating a given mental health disorder or behavioral concern (e.g., behavioral activation, systematic desensitization, challenging unhelpful cognitions).
  • Data Dashboards Help Fine Tune Mental Health Care Delivery in the MHS December 10, 2018

    PHCoE is excited to share new updates to the Psychological Health by the Numbers section of our website that include data dashboards on inpatient and outpatient mental health care utilization among active duty service members (ADSMs) in the Military Health System (MHS). But before we dive in, let’s take a closer look at what dashboards are, and why they are useful.

  • Top 10 Things to Know About PHCoE’s Psychological Health Resource Center November 26, 2018

    You may have heard about the Psychological Health Resource Center, but do you know who it serves and what kind of information it provides? Read these 10 facts to learn more:

  • Where in the World is PHCoE? November 13, 2018

    We all know that the Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE) works to ensure that evidence-based practices are used in military mental health clinics, primary care clinics, military units (combat and operational stress control), and off base, but did you know that we’re also exchanging ideas and information with other federal agencies and militaries from other governments across the globe, in both developed and developing countries?

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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 Psychological Health Center of Excellence or Department of Defense.