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Melvin Varghese, PhD, with Selling the Couch, interviews Laura Vaillancourt about her practice

http://sellingthecouch.libsyn.com/128-using-your-passion-for-a-specific-population-to-expand-your-practice-with-laura-vaillancourt "My guest today is Laura Vaillancourt, LHMC, a geriatric mental health specialist in Olympia, WA. Laura is doing amazing things in serving the elderly, providing a variety of services including case management and assessments. Part of her work includes consulting with other geriatric caregivers and facilities. Our conversation gives an opportunity to think about… Continue reading Melvin Varghese, PhD, with Selling the Couch, interviews Laura Vaillancourt about her practice

The Three D’s: Dementia, Depression and Delirium

Known as the “three D’s”, the symptoms of dementia, depression and delirium often mirror each other.  When working or living with older adults, it is important to be aware of the ways in which these three diagnoses present themselves. Why is it important? It is important because a wrong diagnosis can lead to ineffective treatment… Continue reading The Three D’s: Dementia, Depression and Delirium