2017 • December (Page 2)

At times, I can be really bad at asking for help. This trait, for better or worse, is most likely a byproduct of a variety of factors in my life, most notably playing sports, my history of asthma, and my identity as a young Black professional. As athletes, we are conditioned from an early age to persevere and ignore thoughts of quitting or “taking a break” in order […]

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 […]

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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Over the summer, I attended the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. There, I listened with enthusiasm to a talk by Dr. David Rivera entitled Perspectives and Strategies for Addressing Resistance in Multicultural Psychology Courses. During this talk, Dr. Rivera made the point that perhaps in approaching interactions around multiculturalism, our field should replace the commonly […]

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The landscape of the world is becoming increasingly connected and globalized. It is difficult to exist, even in the United States (U.S.), without hearing about the events happening across the globe: hurricane in Puerto Rico, earthquake in Haiti, war in Syria, mudslides in Sierra Leone, to name a few. Many of us living and practicing […]

In 2014, we redesigned our website to be interactive, engaging, and user friendly. With the redesign, we also began cultivating more and more exclusive web-only content. We could not have anticipated the overwhelming interest in our web-only content, which often solicits authors to write companion pieces to works they have published in our Psychotherapy journal […]

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Abstract This introduction article to the special section on psychotherapy for pregnancy loss reviews important societal and psychological issues, key clinical processes and recommendations, and future research directions. Differences and similarities among the articles in the special section are discussed along with each article’s contribution to the higher order goal of viewing pregnancy loss through […]

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