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Jun 26, 2024

In a world still reeling from the pandemic’s disruption, a beacon of hope shines brightly in the realm of special education. Educational robotics, once a futuristic dream, is now a life-changing reality, offering exceptional children a lifeline amidst the challenges of isolation and disrupted learning. These are not just machines; they are artificial intelligence (AI) […]

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is a theory of mind organization developed by Richard Schwartz in the 1990s, which posits that the mind is an internal system of parts that exist separately and in conversation with one another. While this approach, on the surface, sounds like many theories of psychotherapy (e.g., any theory that discusses how […]

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Jun 25, 2024

The strength of a profession lies in its ethical foundations. Yet, students often enter graduate study with misconceptions about professional ethics, and some practicing psychologists may still hold these beliefs. These misconceptions include the notion that ethics is only about following one’s personal beliefs or adhering to laws or codes, ethical infractions are made only […]

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Jun 25, 2024

There has been a recent question in American Psychological Association’s (APA) Monitor on Psychology asking, “Can religion and spirituality have a place in therapy?” (Abrams, 2023). APA’s 2023 President Thema Bryant, PhD, and other mental health professionals believe religion and spirituality have a place in psychotherapy and also agree that clinicians should receive training in […]

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The Publications Board of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (SAP) is seeking nominations (including self-nominations) for the position of Social Media Coordinator. Candidates should be available to assume the title of incoming Social Media Coordinator as of January 2025 for a one-year term. We are seeking a motivated and savvy individual to join […]