Continue to learn through discussions or conversations from your team at the National Register.
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. Anka A. Vujanovic—Associate Professor and Director of the Trauma and Stress Studies Center at the University of Houston—discusses considerations for providing psychological services to firefighters. She discusses fire culture, mental health effects of firefighting, and treatment considerations for working with this population.
Anka A. Vujanovic, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Trauma and Stress Studies Center at the University of Houston. She is also the Director of the University of Houston First Responder Program. Dr. Vujanovic is a licensed psychologist and National Registrant since 2012. Her clinical and research expertise are focused on posttraumatic stress and related conditions, including substance use disorders and suicide risk. Her program of work has included various populations, including community residents, military veterans, and first responders.
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.