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The privilege of serving as your 2017 President was capped off by the amazing work that your Board of Directors did at its final meeting for the year. The commitment, thoughtful deliberation, mutual respect and creativity was a pleasure to witness and be a part of. I’d like to share some examples with you and […]

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There’s a lot happening in the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. We had another spectacular quarter. Here are some of the highlights. Psychotherapy had another great year in 2016. We recently heard that we actually brought in more income than budgeted. Dr. Mark Hilsenroth and his team continue to strengthen the journal making it […]

Thoughts and Insights from Asia Professor Jiang from Oriental Insight invited a delegation from SAP leadership (Drs. Changming Duan, Armand Cerbone, Rod Goodyear, and me) to present at Oriental Insight’s conference entitled “Supervision and Ethics: The conference of professionalization of psychological counseling and therapy” this April in Wuhan, China. Dr. Carol Falender was also on […]

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Wow! As I start this year as your President, I am awed by all we are doing. We just had our winter Board of Directors meeting. What a great meeting, with a great group of people. We are an increasingly diverse group in so many different respects. Yet, when we sit down to work, we […]

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It is November, and like the nation, we are making transitions in governance. Unlike the nation, ours is proceeding smoothly and without drama. In January Dr. Jeff Zimmerman will assume the Presidency, Dr. Michael Constantino will become President-elect, and I will move to Past-president. Dr. Rod Goodyear will be retiring from the Executive Committee but […]

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By far the most significant and far-reaching achievement since I wrote three months ago has been the pact made between Oriental Insight (OI) and our Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (SAP). OI is an organization of Chinese psychologists who wish to partner with us for mutual benefit. The partnership aims: To increase exchange between […]

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In my last column I reported some of the changes that our Society has made in recent years to adapt and to improve. I mentioned, too, that the winds of change are strong in APA these days. In this column I want to tell you what some of those changes are. Some of these changes […]

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By the time you read this, the New Year will be three months old and we will have met for our first semi-annual business meeting. I want to wish you health and wealth, however you define them. As your President, I want to make this year one in which you feel more personally and professionally […]

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It was my good fortune serve as President of the Society during this past year.  I leave that position with a great deal of appreciation for the exceptional work being done and for the learning opportunities this role has afforded me.   I knew that the Board of Directors would be there both for support […]

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The release of the Hoffman Report several weeks before the APA convention immediately precipitated worried conversations about what it meant for our Association as well as about appropriate responses going forward. Many psychologists were concerned simply with understanding what had happened and what it meant; some quickly moved to propose answers (among the many thoughtful […]

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