2022 • September

APA Division 29 is excited to sponsor a CE workshop on Psychotherapy Approaches to Racial Trauma BY Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD The workshop will be held live and virtually on Friday, October 28th 1- 3 PM EDT. Registration is free to Division 29 members and participants will receive 2 ethics CE credits for participating. If you […]

Sep 16, 2022

This video covers a review of the research on the efficacy of the Hill model of helping skills as well as research on the efficacy of specific skills included within the training model. +40

Mathilda B. Canter Education and Training Student Paper Award Winner Jolin Yamin is a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. She recently finished her doctoral internship at University of Chicago Medicine and will soon begin her post-doctoral fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her research interests include studying interventions […]

We are very excited to announce a FREE webinar for students and early career psychologists about navigating the economic reality during early careerhood. This event is organized by the Early Career Psychology Domain from the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 – APA) and the speaker will be Dr. Melanie Wilcox, PhD. The […]

Dear SAP (Division 29) Colleague: The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division of Psychotherapy, 29) seeks nominations of creative individuals and great leaders! We would like both new and experienced voices to advance our increasingly important work on behalf of psychotherapy. The SAP Board encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to seek nomination. NOMINATE […]

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a scientific approach that involves engaging key stakeholders in the research process. CBPR enhances access, engagement, and responsiveness to behavioral health programming, especially for underserved or specialized populations with unique cultures and needs. The unique stressors associated with the deployment cycle (DeVoe & Ross, 2012) and the nuances of military […]

We live in interesting times, professionally, with the revision of the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (“Ethics Code” or “Code”) currently underway. This document forms a foundational function of our work, and its changes provide us an opportunity to evaluate our profession from the viewpoint of where we have been as well as where […]

Sep 1, 2022

It has been about two and a half years since the beginning of COVID, which mandated the suspension of in-person psychotherapy contact, forced the rapid closing of offices, and ushered in a mass migration to video psychotherapy. For some colleagues, the change has become permanent, as they have terminated their physical office leases and are […]

Oftentimes, guidance around professional development can be circumscribed to a particular domain of psychology (e.g., clinical practice, research, teaching) or area of focus (e.g., internship opportunities, considerations in telehealth). We would like to broaden this guidance to talk about professional development in the context of becoming involved in professional organizations. The two authors of this […]

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The use of telepsychology by psychotherapists has increased in recent decades (Glueckauf et al., 2018). It provides greater access to psychotherapy, such as for those who live in areas where needed treatment services are not available and for those who are homebound or who lack access to adequate transportation. It also can be more cost-effective […]