Recent Activities

Here are some recent professional/community activities in which Dr. Herz has been involved.

August 2022 — New Publication: The future of independent psychology practice is here now: Thriving in the era of disruption. Practice Innovations. Advance online publication.

August 2021 — Symposium Presenter, American Psychological Association 2021 Convention “Insurance: In-Network, Out-of-Network, or Out of Practice”:



November 2016 — Quoted in “New ACA rule:  Burden or irrelevant for psychologists?”, The National Psychologist,

November 2016 — Contributor, book chapter “Health Insurance and Managed Mental Health Care: Billing Third Parties and Getting Paid, in Zuckerman & Kolmes, The Paper Office for the Digital Age:

December 2015 — Past President year ends, APA’s Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice. Here is  Dr. Herz’s Service to Division 42 page.

November 2015 — Invited lecture, “Cognitive Assessment in Private Practice,” Graduate Course, Adult Cognitive Assessment, Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education 980

October 2015 Invited talk, “Mental Health Skills:  Myths and Realities,” Coalition on Aging

April 2015 — Invited talk, “Living Optimistically with Parkinson’s,” Parkinson’s Support Group, Oakwood Village West, Madison, WI

January 2015 — Quoted in “Truthout” regarding mental health professionals’ strike against Kaiser Permanente:

December 2012 — Quoted in New York Times Health section blog, “The New Old Age” in two part article “In the Middle: Why Elderly Couples Fight” and “In the Middle: Helping Unhappy Couples”

June 2012 — Elected President-Elect/President 2013/2014, APA’s Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice

October 2011 — Invited presentation to caregivers support group: “Positive Attitudes in Care Giving: Thinking Optimistically” — Oakwood Village West

April 2011 — Presentation to Dane County Committee on Aging, “Promoting Cognitive Health:  Myths and Realities”.  The slideshow is available for download by those who attended the talk, with this link.  Please email Dr. Herz to obtain the password for download.

June – December 2010 —Dr. Herz provided four “Memory Improvement Training” workshops to City of Madison employees at the request of the city’s Organizational Development and Training.  Sessions include teaching about how normal memory works, what can go wrong and, most importantly, what can be done to maintain and improve memory skills.  Contact Dr. Herz if you or your organization are interested in individual or small group training in memory improvement skills.

August 2010 — Dr. Herz is elected as a Representative for APA Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice, to the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives, for 2011-2012.

March 2010 — Appointed Member at Large, Meriter Hospital Medical Executive Committee

February 9, 2010 “Mental health tune-up” Invited presentation, Oakwood Village West

November 7, 2009 — “The future of psychology and health care:  Being proactive in an era of change” — Invited presentation, Tennessee Psychological Association 2009 Annual Convention

October 6, 2009Wellness Expo 2009, Dept. of Transportation — Provided individual memory screening and education about healthy memory vs. signs of something more

May 14-17, 20092009 Presidential Summit on the Future of Psychology Practice — Invited Delegate representing APA Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice

May 2, 2009 “The crisis in private practice:  Research and the Future” — Invited address, New York State Psychological Association 72nd Annual Convention

March 26, 2009 “Tips for a mental health tune up” — Invited Wellness Talk, Oakwood Village West

March 24, 2009 Wellness Expo, Dept. of Transportation Employee Assistance Program — Provided individual memory screening and education about healthy memory