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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. Anthony Bean discusses working therapeutically with video gamers and their families. He covers important aspects of this work including understanding the language of gaming, accurately identifying problem behaviors with gaming, and approaches to therapy.
Anthony M. Bean, PhD, earned his doctoral degree at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, CA. His clinical practice is located in Fort Worth, TX, and he specializes in the therapeutic implications of video games and gaming. He is the author of Working with Video Gamers and Games in Therapy: A Clinician’s Guide and The Psychology of Zelda: Linking Our World to the Legend of Zelda Series. Dr. Anthony Bean is the founder of Geek Therapy Training and clinicians can become trained in how to use Leyline’s Geek Therapy Techniques at https://www.geektherapytraining.com
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. A former assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin (Madison), Sam and his spouse have relocated to Portland, OR, where he is involved in private practice and professional activities. As a professional consultant to the Register, he facilitates connection with Associates and explores ethical considerations for technology use in professional practice.