2019 • August

The Business of Private Practice The Professional Practice Committee of Division 29 recently had the opportunity to ask entrepreneur and psychotherapist John Clarke about his thoughts on setting your out-of-network fees and “no show” policies in private practice. In this video, he shares his perspective on how to balance the humanistic and business side of building a private […]

As one of Michael Constantino’s past-presidential initiatives, Division 29 held its second Student Poster Award competition at the 2019 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 Convention. […]

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Aug 18, 2019

The evidence-based practice in psychology (EBPP) movement can be considered a response to the medicalization of psychology, where pharmaceuticals are at risk of becoming the primary treatment option. The “year of the brain” illuminated connections between neurobiological markers and psychological phenomena, and as Paris (2015) argues, the field of psychiatry welcomed neuropsychology as a means […]

If you have seen Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” watched the long-standing TV sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” or were friends with gamers in the last 45 years, you’ve likely had at least a passing exposure to Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), one of the most popular table-top role-playing games (TTRPG). Though D&D unduly provoked fear among those […]

The Board of Directors of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29) has endorsed two candidates equally for President-elect of the American Psychological Association, Jean Liu Chin and Jennifer Kelly.  In the Board’s estimation, both candidates have demonstrated a clear and noteworthy record of commitment to advancing psychotherapy in education and training, research, […]

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