May 31, 2017
Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP
Access to psychologists is severely limited.
Patients can wait a year or more to see a psychologist or other mental health provider. Over half of the counties in the US have no mental health professionals.
On the other hand, there’s quick and easy access to unreliable h...
May 30, 2017
People are asking me what #realpsychologist means. I am thrilled that it has caught people’s eyes and am hopeful that more people will consider using it to keep the conversation going.
A #realpsychologist leverages social media.
Real psychologists realize that most peop...
October 26, 2016
Shane G. Owens, Ph.D, ABPP
There is consistent advice available from social media experts on how to construct a tweet that will maximize interaction.
When writing tweets, you always want to be thinking "headline." Good tweets are short and engaging, just like front pages of the New York Pos...
October 25, 2016
Live tweeting is a powerful way to include people in conversations they either wouldn’t or couldn’t otherwise join.
It’s also a good way to introduce yourself to others with similar interests or those who might be interested in your expertise.
It’s important to follow Un...
September 29, 2016
It's the ultimate "elevator pitch."
You have 160 characters to catch potential followers' attention. Here's how to make them count:
1. Be concise.
Efficient expression is key. Your bio should communicate essential information that is easily processed. You do not need...
September 22, 2016
I joined Twitter to get recipes and tips from Mark Bittman.
My best friend had given me Bittman’s book, How to Cook Everything, and it changed my life. I had to have a daily dose of Bittman’s wisdom, so I created my first Twitter account and followed @bittman.