How to save money on prisons, psychiatrists and mental health services

Prison psychologists are paid significantly more than their private-sector counterparts, according to a new report.Key points:The average psychiatrist and psychologist is paid $17,000 a year and the average licensed school psychologist is $17.25, according the report by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA).Key pointsPrivate-sector psychologists make an average of $17 millionA private-practice psychologist makes an […]

When should you get a psychologist’s degree?

In a new report, the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) recommend psychologists have a doctorate in order to have access to high-quality medical research, practice in a safe and secure environment, and be able to participate in clinical settings.The report, which was published Thursday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, […]