2021 • March

Self-care has never been more challenging or more important for psychotherapists than in the last year. The Professional Practice Committee of Division 29 reached out to Dr. Erica Wise, an expert on self-care, to learn more. In this video, Dr. Wise shares her insights on self-care and provides unique tips for practitioners looking to work […]

This paper builds upon prior analyses of the effectiveness of an online self-guided cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) program. Learn to Live, Inc. provides a digital behavioral healthcare platform with a no-cost option to all users to get personalized guidance and support from a non-licensed coach.  Coaching was found to result in users staying engaged with […]

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Candidates for President-elect Jean Birbilis, Ph.D. I wish I could meet each of you individually and share my passion for Division 29 with you in person. The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy has been my professional home for many years now. I’ve shared my time and skills as a Committee Chair for two Committees […]

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Mar 2, 2021

Greetings Division 29 and SAP Membership! 2021 is well under way and along with the new year have come many changes in leadership, not only on the national level, but also within our accomplished Division. The Psychotherapy Bulletin team is excited for the creative ideas that will accompany these transitions, and we look forward to […]

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Mar 1, 2021

The COVID-19 global pandemic has generated innovative adjustments related to how mental health services are accessed. Telehealth has become a convenient, safe, and necessary avenue for people to receive mental health care, such as therapy. With benefits like increased reach and accessibility, and decreased cost and travel (Madigan et al., in press), it is an […]

Given the unresolved nature of the Dodo Bird Verdict (de Felice et al., 2019), clarification of psychotherapy mechanisms remains important and may indicate which clients will respond to treatment (Goldfried et al., 2014), reduce theory-practice gaps (Dobson & Beshai, 2013), and provide insight into why some individuals in control groups show improvement above and beyond […]

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Mar 1, 2021

The start of a new year is often a time when we reflect on our experiences from the past year and consider our hopes for the new year. But 2020 has been a year like no other. As we start 2021, how do we make sense of the past year and how do we cope […]

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Driving to the office, parking the car, gathering your belongings, entering the building, saying hello to colleagues, checking messages, setting an intention for the work of the day. This might sound like a familiar sequence of events to many psychotherapists before March 2020. These are just some of the rituals that a psychotherapist might engage […]

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Mar 1, 2021

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am pleased to share with you a new collaboration proposal for the Psychotherapy Bulletin, the section will be named “International Perspectives on Psychotherapy”. This section will aim to know how psychotherapeutic models and techniques are understood, applied, and developed in different regions of the world, described by three authors from […]

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Mar 1, 2021

The last major legislation which President Trump signed was the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (P.L.116-260). This legislation provided $1.4 trillion for the Fiscal Year 2021 federal government funding and $900 billion for the provisions to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Aimee Grace, formerly on the staff of Hawaii’s U.S. Senator Brian Schatz: “It has been […]

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