Career Paths in Telemental Health

  • Marlene M. Maheu
  • Kenneth P. Drude
  • Shawna D. Wright

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Introduction

  3. Special Topics and Personal Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. James R. Varrell, Olivia C. Boyce
      Pages 105-114
    3. Jay H. Shore
      Pages 123-129
    4. Susan Landgren
      Pages 213-222
    5. Susan Litton
      Pages 231-237
    6. Mark R. McMinn
      Pages 239-244
    7. Max M. North, Sarah M. North
      Pages 263-268
    8. Marcia Scherer
      Pages 269-275
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 299-309

About this book


This visionary volume spotlights innovative mental health careers in today’s technology-driven climate while inspiring readers to create their own opportunities. Unique and engaging perspectives from professionals across disciplines and job titles describe the thought processes, ingenuity, and discipline behind matching technologies to the needs of specific populations and settings. These non-traditional paths show digital advances as used in frontline, complementary, supplemental, and alternative interventions, in academic and training settings, in private practice, and in systems facing transition. The diversity of these contributions illustrates the myriad openings technology presents for both professional fulfillment and clients’ improved well-being.

Highlights of the coverage:

  • Crisis in the behavioral health classroom: enhancing knowledge, skills, and attitudes in telehealth training.
  • Using technology in behavior analysis: a journey into telepractice.
  • Making iCBT available in primary care settings: bridging the gap between research and regular healthcare.
  • Improving veterans’ access to trauma services through clinical video telehealth.
  • Virtual reality therapy for treatment of psychological disorders.
  • Promoting and evaluating evidence-based telepsychology interventions.

For mental health practitioners, practitioners in training, researchers, academics, and policymakers, Career Paths in Telemental Health is an ideabook whose time has come—and continues to unfold.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marlene M. Maheu
    • 1
  • Kenneth P. Drude
    • 2
  • Shawna D. Wright
    • 3
  1. 1.TeleMental Health Institute, Inc.San DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Kenneth P. Drude, Ph.D. LLC. DaytonUSA
  3. 3.Wright Psychological Services, LLCChanuteUSA

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