Call for Student Nominations: Publications and Communications Board

Hey students! Interested in an APA leadership opportunity? Look no further.

We invite you to take an active role in our division by nominating yourself to join our Publications & Communications Board.

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29) seeks nominations and self-nominations for members Society to be considered for a one (1) year appointment on the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy’s Publications and Communications Board. The Publications & Communications Board provides oversight and recommends publication policy for the Society’s peer-reviewed journal, Psychotherapy, its newsletter Psychotherapy Bulletin, its e-mail lists, its website (, social media, and any other publications or means of communication with the Society’s members, professionals in the field, and the general public that are developed or used.

Service on the Division 29 Publications & Communications Board provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in processes involved in ensuring high quality publications, becoming more involved in Division 29, and expanding one’s professional network by working collaboratively with published scholars in the field of psychotherapy.

You will be expected to attend at least two meetings per year (held via Zoom, but may be subject to change to one in-person meeting per year) and Zoom meetings/conference calls throughout the term of office. All reasonable expenses incurred for attending meetings are reimbursed by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy in keeping with its governance reimbursement policies.

To be considered for this position, you must be a member of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29); be able to commit to two meetings per year (currently held via Zoom, but may be subject to change to one in-person meeting per year); and be responsive to emails throughout the time of your appointment.

To be considered for this appointment, interested individuals should submit the following materials:

1) The nominee’s identifying information to include name, degree or degree in progress, contact information to include e-mail address and telephone number.

2) The nominee’s c.v.

3) A brief statement of interest in service on the Publications & Communications Board that includes a description of the nominee’s experience relevant to writing, publishing, editing, and/or experience with social media platforms, web development, listserv management. Additionally, please include a statement of willingness to serve for the full term and to attend all meetings and participate actively, as well as a statement that verifies that the nominee will not graduate prior to the end of the one-year term.

4) A letter of recommendation from a faculty member that addresses the student’s abilities, strengths, and any other attributes or issues relevant to service on the Publications Board.

Please forward all materials to the Chair of the Publications & Communications Board, Dr. Amy Ellis ( by midnight on December 15th, 2023.


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