APA Convention 2016: Society Programs and Events

Download the List of the Society's Convention Programming here.

Thursday, August 5, 2016

 

Symposium (A): How Technology Is Transforming the Mental Health Landscape

8:00 – 9:50 Convention Centre, Room 203          46, 12, 7, 29, 42

Anitha Iyer, PhD


Symposium (A): Supervision---Master Supervisors of Various Orientations Show and Discuss Their Supervision Session Videos

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM Convention Center Room 304      17, 39, 42, 46, 49

Cochairs:

Hanna Levenson, PhD

Arpana G. Inman, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Joan E. Sarnat, PhD

Brian McNeill, PhD

Elizabeth Holloway, PhD

Discussants:

Hanna Levenson, PhD

Arpana G. Inman, PhD


Skill-Building Session (A): What Every Psychotherapist Should Know About Violence

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Convention Center Room 109      12, 18, 19, 39, 42

Chair:

Lynett Henderson Metzger, PsyD, JD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Michael Karson, PhD, JD

Heather Morris, PsyD


Symposium (A): Publishing Books on Psychotherapy---Insights and Strategies From Psychologist Authors

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Convention Center Room 302       10, 42, 46

Chair:

John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD

Derald Wing Sue, PhD

John Norcross, PhD

Discussant:

John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD


Skill-Building Session (A): How to Make Love to the Same Person for the Rest of Your Life

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM Convention Center Room 109       42, 43

Chair:

Armand Cerbone, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Dagmar O'Connor, PhD


Symposium (A): Unequal Psychotherapies--- Culture, Race, Ethnicity, and Scientific Equity

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM    Convention Center Room 201       12, 17, 29, 42, 45

Frederick T.L. Leong, PhD

Guillermo Bernal, PhD


Skill-Building Session (A): Using Innovative Moments to Track Progress in Therapy Across Orientations and Presenting Problems

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Convention Center Room 403       17, 39, 42, 49

Cochairs:

Melissa A. Smigelsky, MA, MS

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Melissa A. Smigelsky, MA, MS

Elizabeth Piazza-Bonin, PhD


Symposium (A): Measuring Outcome at a Community Mental Health Training Clinic---Challenges and Encouraging Results

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Convention Center Room 107       46, 49

Cochairs:

Tara Rooney, PhD

William Chaplin, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Tovah Weinrib, BA

Carmen Mootz, BA

Sherry Cheng

Discussant:

Michael J. Lambert, PhD


Symposium (A): Advancing Social Justice in Clinical Practice

2:00 PM - 3:50 PM     Convention Center Room 201       42, 12, 29, 35, 45

Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD


Symposium (A): Goal-Focused Positive Psychotherapy---A Comprehensive Positive Psychology Therapy Model

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Convention Center Room 304       17, 42

Chair:

Michael J. Scheel, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Collie W. Conoley, PhD

Alexandra K. Dahl, MA

Evelyn I. Plumb, BA

Robert A. Byrom, MA

Discussant:

Brian P. Cole, PhD


Friday, August 5th, 2016

 

Symposium (A): Psychotherapist Self-Disclosure With Complications--- Personal Problems, Sex, "Me-Too"

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 1E 39, 42

Chair:

Randolph B. Pipes, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Caroline Burke, PhD

Raina Hafftka, BA

Randolph B. Pipes, PhD


Symposium (A): Reverse Engineering and Validation of Psychotherapy

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Convention Center Room 404

Chair:

Stevan L. Nielsen, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

David Erekson, PhD

Brian P. Hansen, PhD

Adam Scalese, BS

Dianne L. Nielsen, PhD

Stevan L. Nielsen, PhD

Discussant:

Michael J. Lambert, PhD


Symposium (A): Making the Invisible Risible---Sketch Comedy As a Basis for Difficult Dialogues

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM     Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 3B     45, 10, 17, 29

Michael Karson, PhD, JD


Poster Session (F): Psychotherapy---Science, Practice, and Advances--I

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Convention Center Exhibit Hall ABC      46

Participant/1stAuthor:

Elizabeth McKamy, MSW

James F. Boswell, PhD

Tim Buschmann, MS

Heath Schechinger, MS, MEd

Peter W. Sanders, BS

Lisa A. Firestone, PhD

Lisa A. Firestone, PhD

Joshua K. Swift, PhD

Cheri L. Marmarosh, PhD

April B. Brewer, MA

Shannon O'Neill, MA

Myrna L. Friedlander, PhD

Jonathan S. Kent, PsyD

William R. Taboas, MA

Michael J. Tanana, MEd

Alexander J. Lengerich, MS

Jean M. Birbilis, PhD

Joanna M. Drinane, MEd

Kelly Lavin, BA

Laura E. Jimenez-Arista, MA

Vaughn Worthen, PhD


Symposium (A): Improving Competence for Psychotherapists Working With Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 1D      17, 18, 19, 42, 43, 44

Chair:

Douglas Kimmel, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Kate L. Hinrichs, PhD

Weston V. Donaldson, PhD

Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MPH

Discussant:

Douglas Kimmel, PhD


Symposium (A): Psychotherapy Interventions, Process, and Outcome With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Convention Center Room 405      18, 19, 39, 42, 44

Chair:

Stephanie L. Budge, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Sand Chang, PhD

Stephanie L. Budge, PhD

Laura P. Minero, MA

Discussant:

Lore M. Dickey, PhD


Business Meeting: Journal Editorial Board- INVITATION ONLY

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Hyatt Regency Denver Hotel Granite Room A


Presidential Address

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Sheraton Denver Hotel Plaza Ballroom A


Business Meeting

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Sheraton Denver Hotel Plaza Ballroom A


Discussion (A): Psychology and the Media---Strengthening Our Voice

4:00 PM - 5:50 PM     Convention Center Rooms 108 and 110

Daniel Reimer, MA


Social Hour

5:00 PM - 6:50 PM Sheraton Denver Hotel Plaza Ballroom D


Saturday, August 6th, 2016

 

Symposium (A): Spirituality and Psychotherapy---Managing Ethical Dilemmas

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 2B      17, 19, 24, 39, 42, 45

Cochairs:

Brad Johnson, PhD

Stephanie R. Brasfield, JD, MS

Participant/1stAuthor:

William L. Hathaway, PhD

Edward P. Shafranske, PhD

Brad Johnson, PhD

Douglas C. Haldeman, PhD

Fredrica Brooks-Davis, PsyD


Symposium (A): The Determination and Promotion of Expertise in Psychotherapy

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM     Convention Center Rooms 108 and 110      17, 12, 29

James Lichtenberg, PhD

Rodney K. Goodyear, PhD


Discussion (A): PechaKucha 20x20---Cutting-Edge Presentation Styles

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM     Convention Center Room 205

Janet K. Swim, PhD


Symposium (A): Sexuality and Diverse Identities, Culturally Competent Sexual Health Assessment, and Intervention

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Convention Center Room 403      42, 43

Chair:

Linda R. Mona, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Maggie L. Syme, PhD, MPH

Zyanya Mendoza, PsyD

Kyle Ortigo, PhD

Colleen Cordes, PhD

Discussant:

Rebecca P. Cameron, PhD


Skill-Building Session (A): How to Use Mobile Applications in Mental Health

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM     Convention Center Room 205

Julia E. Hoffman, PsyD


Poster Session (F): Psychotherapy---Science, Practice, and Advances—II

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Convention Center Exhibit Hall ABC      46

Participant/1stAuthor:

Rui Du, PharmD

Mengting Ying, MD

Ting Lu, MD

Hui Wei, MA

Xiubin Lin, MA

Yujia Lei, MS

Dalong Wei, BS

Minnah W. Farook, MS

Minnah W. Farook, MS

Kevin M. Kieffer, PhD

Erin M. Van Seeters, BS

Hugh D. Leonard, BA

Xu Li, MEd

Joseph A. Ramirez, BA

Julie Koch, MS

Kelly Lavin, BA

Raina Hafftka, BA

Carolyn E. Meiller, BS

Jennifer A. Schager, BA

Maria Lauer, MEd

Whitley R. Paden, BA

Jeremy J. Coleman, BA

Barbara M. Vollmer, PhD

Deepta R. DasGupta, MA

Amber J. Gorzynski, BS

Geneva A. Polser, MEd

Joanna M. Drinane, MEd


Symposium (A): The Human Core of Effective Psychotherapy---Toward a More Scientific, Relational Perspective

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 4B      24, 42, 49

Chair:

David N. Elkins, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor

Michael J. Lambert, PhD

Barry L. Duncan, PsyD

Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD

Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD

Discussant

Kirk J. Schneider, PhD


Symposium (A): Promoting Sexual Health and Well-Being Among Individuals With Mental Health Diagnoses

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM     Convention Center Room 205      29, 18

Linda R. Mona, PhD


Social Hour (S): Reception With Masters

5:00 PM - 6:50 PM Hyatt Regency Denver Hotel Mineral Hall G  


Sunday, August 7th, 2016

 

Symposium (A): Boundaries and Rituals Enhancing Resilience---Creative and Deliberate Decisions by Therapists

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM Convention Center Room 107 39, 42

Chair:

Caroline Burke, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Thomas M. Skovholt, PhD

Caroline Burke, PhD

Meredith A. Martyr, MA


Symposium (A): Expanding EBPs Frontiers--- Explicitly Considering Implicit Processes and Culture in Psychotherapy

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Convention Center Room 405      12, 49

Chair:

Hector Y. Adames, PsyD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Hector Y. Adames, PsyD

Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, PhD

Martin J. La Roche, PhD


Symposium (A): Self-Care for Practicing Psychologists---Research, Educational, and Clinical Practice Perspectives

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Convention Center Room 706      42

Chair:

Patricia A. Rupert, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Katherine E. Dorociak, MA

Evan Zahniser, BA

Ellen K. Baker, PhD

Discussant:

Patricia A. Rupert, PhD


Symposium (A): Ethical and Legal Aspects of Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Convention Center Room 403      42, 43, 44, 51

Chair:

Anneliese A. Singh, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Lore M. Dickey, PhD

Linda F. Campbell, PhD


Symposium (A): Science, Sexuality, and Psychotherapy---Alternative Expressions

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM Convention Center Rooms 108 and 110      42, 43

Chair:

Armand Cerbone, PhD

Participant/1stAuthor:

Michelle D. Vaughan, PhD

Karen Davison, PsyD

Ryan Witherspoon, MA

Neil Cannon, PhD

Discussant:

Richard A. Sprott, PhD 

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