About the SAP Website

We make the Society’s thought-provoking articles, shared wisdom, and dedication to advancing psychotherapy available to the widest possible audiences of psychotherapists and psychotherapy researchers, educators, supervisors, and trainees.

 

DEDICATED TO ADVANCING THE SCIENCE, PRACTICE, AND STUDY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY

We create an online community, as the digital arm of the Society, invigorating discussion and fostering the growth of knowledge of psychotherapy.

 

PUBLISHING PARTNER

We partner with Psychotherapy (our premier, peer-reviewed journal) and Psychotherapy Bulletin (our official Society newsletter) to showcase scholarly contributions, commentary, and professional collaborations made to the field of psychotherapy.

 

ONLINE PUBLISHER

We publish web-only Special Features from leaders and frontline practitioners of psychotherapy.

 

CREATING A HOME FOR THOSE DEDICATED TO PSYCHOTHERAPY

We build bridges and connection. From student members and luminary award-winning members in our Society we are  home for those who champion all aspects of psychotherapy.

 

INFORMATION ABOUT COPYRIGHT

Reprint Policies: The website occasionally receives requests for permission to reprint articles, tables, or other data from its issues.  Policy established by the website office states:

1.  For course/classroom use, permission is granted at no charge for one article, provided:

a.  that the permission of the author is obtained;

b.  that full credit is given to the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy Website, including: author, title of both article and publication source, and URL web address.

2.  For other use, such as that requested for use in a book, video, internet publication or other money-making venture, the Division shall charge $10 per page, and the Division reserves all rights, and reserves the right to refuse anyone reprint permission. 

Write for the SAP Website

Are you interested in writing for the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy website?

We are looking for a diverse array of contributors, including undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals in the fields of: psychology, social work, mental health counseling, and education.

Who can write for the SAP website?

As this is a website with content written by psychotherapists for psychotherapists, authors must be pursuing, or currently have, a terminal degree in a psychotherapy-related field. 

Content for the SAP website

All content must be related to the field of psychotherapy theory, research, practice, or policy. 

Topics may include, but are not limited to:
  • Psychotherapy theories, processes, and outcomes
  • Supervision theories, processes, and outcomes
  • The therapeutic relationship
  • Advancing and advocating the practice of psychotherapy
  • Expanding psychotherapy's reach
  • Understanding diversity, race, and ethnicity in psychotherapy
  • Teaching psychotherapy
  • Resources for professionals
  • Resources for students
  • Career development

Check out some of our featured publications here.

Why write for us?

We receive  about 350 views to our site daily. When you publish a web-only Special Feature with SAP, your article will be:

  • Featured on the home page for two weeks
  • Published on Twitter at least twice (~3500 followers)
  • Published on Facebook at least twice (~4700 followers)
  • Published on Linked In at least twice (~250 followers)

In addition, you and any co-authors will be given your own Author Biography page that not only directly links to your personal or professional website, Twitter and Facebook accounts, and biography, but also all publications you've written for the web or Bulletin. See www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/author/amyellis for an example.

Manuscript Preparation:

The SAP Website is open to submissions of all types: empirical studies, literature reviews, case studies, policy articles. We do not accept book or article reviews.

Length:

Articles vary in length but usually average 500 words.

Title:

Titles are limited to 10 words or less. You may elect to have a "sub-title" which must also remain within 10 words.

Format:
  • Use APA style
  • Use compelling headings to make the article "skimmable"
  • Use flags and bridges (e.g., "What's important here is...")
  • Use short paragraphs
  • Include a final paragraph titled "Summary" that summarizes the primary points of your article.
  • Avoid overly complicated or technical language

Submission Process:

1. Please email Zoe Ross-Nash, Associate Editor of Website Content,(associateeditor@societyforpsychotherapy.org), to propose a topic idea.
2. Submission deadline will be agreed upon between Associate Editor and author(s).
3. Submit article via online submission portal: https://sapwebsite.wufoo.com/forms/psychotherapy-website-sap-author-submission-form/
4. Article will be reviewed in 1-2 weeks.
5. Submit revisions via email.
6. If accepted, article will be posted within 3-4 weeks (or less). At that time, additional documents may be requested (e.g., head shot, Twitter handle, etc.).

Sample articles

Below are a few articles that have received a wide reaching audience on our website:

https://societyforpsychotherapy.org/expertise-demonstrated/

https://societyforpsychotherapy.org/distress-therapist-burnout-self-care-promotion-wellness-psychotherapists-trainees-issues-implications-recommendations/

https://societyforpsychotherapy.org/an-introduction-to-bdsm-for-psychotherapists/

General Correspondence/Questions or Comments?

Please email Zoe Ross-Nash, the Associate Editor of Website Content, at associateeditor@societyforpsychotherapy.org.

Editor

Zoe Ross-Nash, Psy.D. 


Dr. Zoe Ross-Nash (she/her) earned her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University and completed an APA accredited internship at the University of California, Davis in the Eating Disorder Emphasis. Ross-Nash won the Division 29 Student Excellence in Clinical Practice Award in 2022. She is also the Editor for Website Content (2023-2026) and was the Associate Editor (2020-2023) for the division. Zoe's clinical interests include trauma, eating disorders, wellness, mentorship, and advocacy. She is originally from Allendale, New Jersey and earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Service Studies and Dance from Elon University. In her spare time, Zoe likes to practice yoga and ballet, read and write poetry, and try new restaurants with her loved ones.


Associate Editor for Website Content

Sheela Joshi, M.S.

Sheela Joshi is a fifth year Clinical Psychology PsyD student at Nova Southeastern University. She has earned her masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Nova Southeastern University and her bachelor’s degree at University of Miami in Biology. Sheela is a Registered Marriage and Family Intern with the state of Florida. She is currently completing an APA accredited internship at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System. Sheela’s clinical interests are trauma, substance use, and family/couples.


                                   
Social Media Consultant

Yashvi Aware, M.S.

 

Yashvi Aware is a second-year student in the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She completed her Masters in Public Health from Baylor University, which has influenced her interests in health psychology and women's health. Yashvi is currently a Psychology Extern at the Miami VA and serves as the Social Media Coordinator for the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. 

 


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