2017 • July

Facilitate Memorable Terminations with Awareness, Courage and Love Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP), a contemporary contextual behavioral therapy grounded in empirically supported principles, harnesses the power of the therapeutic relationship and maximizes the therapist’s genuineness, compassion and effectiveness. FAP focuses on how therapists can notice and respond effectively to client daily-life problems when they also occur […]

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Many practicing psychologists received a check early this year from the APA Practice Organization (previously called the Practice Directorate). This was part of a class action suit filed against APA for implying that psychologists in private practice were required to pay the Practice Assessment. The suit resulted in APAPO dues now being optional; however, choosing […]

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The ethical conduct of research and the dissemination of its results are essential for the field of psychotherapy and for all psychotherapists. Ongoing research provides us with new insights, and expanding one’s knowledge base directly impacts the clinical services provided to clients. Without ongoing research, the mental health profession would stagnate and the public served […]

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The proliferation of different social media platforms provides the global community the opportunity to transmit information and opinions at lightening quick speed via countless unique venues. As we have seen in recent history, social media has not only offered an avenue for social engagement, but it has also led to cultivating tangible changes in our […]

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As psychologists, our work is built upon our ability to communicate, understand others, provide interpersonal feedback, navigate conflict, and lean into discomfort – all in the service of our clients.  While graduate training programs emphasize clinical theory, research, and application, they rarely teach graduate students about how to use their knowledge and skills to handle […]

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