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All student members in good standing with the Society are eligible and encouraged to vote for their next Student Representative. Student members of the Society will have until November 30th to cast their ballots. VOTE HERE Carly Schwartzman University at Albany, SUNY Carly M. Schwartzman is a third-year clinical psychology doctoral student at the University […]

I’m deeply honored and humbled to receive the Division 29 Student Excellence in Teaching/Mentorship Award. Teaching and mentoring students has been one of the most valuable experiences I’ve had as a graduate student. Yet, as a student, it still feels incredibly odd to be asked to write about my teaching/mentorship experiences. As graduate students, I […]

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As one of Michael Constantino’s presidential initiatives, Division 29 launched its new Student Poster Award competition at the 2018 APA Convention. The Division awarded a $500 prize to the most meritorious poster in each of its two poster sessions. As a first step, a committee reviewed and rated all student-authored poster abstracts that were accepted for presentation at […]

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This past December, Dr. Jeffrey Barnett stepped down from his leadership role as Publications Chair of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. Dr. Barnett has been instrumental in the mentorship, guidance, and friendship he has bestowed to me. In reflecting over the past four years of knowing and working with him, I found myself […]

I presented my first research poster at the 2016 American Psychological Association (APA) Conference in Denver, Colorado. My name had been on other posters in previous years, but never as first author. I was especially excited about this opportunity. The research I presented was about graduate student stress and how it may be important for […]

As one of Dr. Michael Constantino’s President-Elect initiatives, the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (SAP) administered a scholarship competition to support three student SAP members’ attendance at the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research (NASPR) Science-to-Practice Workshop, An Introduction to Dyadic Data Analysis in Psychotherapy Research, on October 28, 2017 in Lake George, NY. Given SAP’s close connection […]

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J. (1) grew up in an upper-middle class suburban setting. As a child, both parents repeatedly claimed to be college graduates. But J. discovered online as an adult that his father, despite being an accomplished multi-sport athlete on scholarship, had dropped out before completing his final year. Both parents encouraged J. and his siblings to […]

I remember sitting in an ethics course during my fourth year of my doctoral program and listening to the professor reminding us that the self-care practices we establish in graduate school are the ones we maintain for our careers. I wondered how on earth I was supposed to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle while […]

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After reading the recent Hoffman report (Hoffman et al., 2015), I found myself wondering how respected individuals in my field could participate (even indirectly) in such horrific acts. As an intern who is soon to be an early career psychologist, I considered that, while there are many complex factors at the heart of any man-made […]

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After writing The Positives and Potential Pitfalls of Saying Yes (2017) I decided to share a positive experience that highlights the benefits of saying yes. This moment was when I said yes during my doctoral internship year. As an intern, I was hired by my internship site (Wichita State University Counseling and Testing Center) during […]