2022

Many articles have been written about the logistical transition to telehealth in training as a result of COVID-19 (Bell et al., 2020; Hames et al., 2020; Rosen, Glassman & Moreland, 2020; Perrin et al., 2020; Scharff, et al., 2020, Tarlow et al., 2020).  Chenneville and Scwartz-Mette (2020) as well as Desai et al., (2020) write […]

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We are very excited to announce the upcoming Gab with the Greats virtual event which is designed for early career psychologists and students in the field of psychology. This event is jointly organized by the Early Career Psychology Domain and the Student Domain from the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 – APA). This event is taking place on Friday, August […]

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Jul 31, 2022

Effective psychotherapies, including treatments for suicidal patients, rely heavily on relationship skills for their success (Norcross & Lambert, 2018). Unfortunately, many suicidal patients have reported that their providers have not always displayed those essential relationship qualities (e.g., Blanchard & Farber, 2020; Hom et al., 2020; Hom et al., 2021; Richards et al., 2019a; Richards et […]

Research has shown that digital therapeutics (DTx) platforms using tools derived from therapies like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) promote clinical change (Brown et al., 2020).  Decades of research also demonstrate the importance of social supports and well as the relationship with the therapist in psychotherapy outcomes (Barker & Pistrang,  2002; Lindfors et al., 2019; Wampold […]

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Thursday, August 4th, 2022 Symposium 2.0: Cultural Humility, Comfort, and Opportunities in Practice and Supervision Time: 9:00–9:50am Location: Minneapolis Convention Center, Level Two, Room 200C Divisions: 29, 17 Chair: Theodore T. Bartholomew, PhD, Scripps College Participants: Stephanie Winkeljohn-Black, PhD, Augusta University, Melanie M. Wilcox, PhD. Multicultural Orientation in Cross-Racial Clinical Supervision Jeremy Coleman, PhD, University […]

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Jun 26, 2022

This article discusses the use of a digital assessment and tracking approach pre, during, and post COVID-19 to monitor changes in emotional stability, depression, anxiety, happiness, affect, life balance, beliefs, spiritual awakening, the working alliance, outcome, and helpfulness/benefits of psychotherapy.  Using the online assessment systems developed by Pragmatic Tracker (PT) and Blueprint (BP), two clients […]

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Jun 12, 2022

Member Interview with Jacob Jackson-Wolf, LCPC. Jake joined the Society as a student member and is Chair of the Professional Practice Committee (2022). Jake earned his Master of Education in Counseling and Human Services from Lehigh University and a post-master’s certificate in Professional Counseling from the University of Baltimore. Jake’s clinical experiences include work in […]

APA Division 29 is excited to sponsor an Ethics Workshop entitled PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR CHALLENGING TIMES: A POSITIVE APPROACH BY Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP.  The workshop will be held live and virtually on Saturday, July 23rd 11-2:15 EDT.  Registration is free to Division 29 members and participants will receive 3 ethics CE credits for […]

Depressive disorders are highly prevalent mental health conditions (NIH, 2022). Although effective treatments exist, barriers to care frequently interfere with access to care (Mojtabai et al., 2011). In the absence of prompt interventions, depressive symptoms can last over six months (Whiteford et al., 2013). Thus, there is an imperative to for the mental health field […]

Introduction In today’s rapidly changing social environment, people face the challenge of determining whom they can safely trust and who will lead them astray. Dealing with this challenge is crucial not only for individuals’ survival but also for their adaptation to social norms, habits, and the unstated rules of culture. However, people do not navigate […]