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The Clinical Consult is a series of podcasts—moderated by Dr. Daniel Elchert—that covers topics of direct clinical relevance to psychology practice. Listen to any podcast from our selection below. These episodes are intended for general information and discussion purposes only and do not provide formal recommendations or clinical advice.
Dr. Samuel Lustgarten discusses telepsychology considerations. He covers the dos and don’ts of providing clinical services via electronic media. Encryption is one of the key points addressed as part of HIPAA and HITECH compliance when providing telepsychology services. Please note that this podcast was recorded April 2019; as time passes, telepsychology details and regulations may change or undergo updates.
Dr. Samuel Lustgarten, PhD, is an assistant clinical professor in counseling psychology and assistant director of the Counseling Psychology Training Clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His work has centered on technology in psychology, specifically examining the ethical and legal considerations. Dr. Lustgarten’s research has been published in American Psychologist, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. Additionally, he serves as a consultant and educator for providers interested in utilizing technology in their service delivery. He can be reached on Twitter @Samlustgarten or via email at Sam.Lustgarten@gmail.com.
Dr. Elchert recently completed his doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa, where he also earned a master’s degree in educational measurement and statistics. He completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Michigan State University and currently lives in the Washington, DC, area.