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The Clinical Consult is a podcast series 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.
This podcast series from the National Register highlights engaging conversations on topics of interest to health service psychologists, psychology doctoral students and trainees, behavioral health clinicians, and others.
Dr. Eckerd discusses neurodiversity and a different perspective on autism spectrum disorder. She dives into some of the significant differences in how persons on the autism spectrum think and how they can still interact effectively with neurotypical people despite those differences.
Marcia Eckerd, PhD, has been practicing as a clinical psychologist since 1985, specializing in consultation and therapy for patients with Asperger’s Syndrome and similar cognitive, social, and emotional traits. She was appointed to the CT Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisory Council and serves on the Associate Staff in Psychiatry at Norwalk Hospital, where she participated in creating the Yale-Norwalk Hospital Collaborative Pediatric Development and Therapy Center.
Samuel Lustgarten, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. Over the last seven years, he has worked to examine the intersections between technology and psychology, publishing articles in American Psychologist, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. Dr. Lustgarten continues to work closely with clients and associates in practice and advocate for training needs when implementing telepsychology. Now in private practice, Sam works with clients in the Madison, WI area. As a professional consultant for the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, he facilitates connection with current and future Associates, along with hosting The Clinical Consult podcast.