We are thrilled to announce an upcoming event that promises to be both enlightening and inspiring:

Gab with the Greats

This event is taking place on Monday, September 18th, 2023 from 10:00 – 11:30 (ET) via Zoom!

Organized by the Early Career Psychology Domain within the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 – APA), this event includes three distinguished psychotherapy researchers and practitioners. They will share their profound insights on the critical topics of multiculturalism and diversity! It’s a unique opportunity to interact with these Greats and ask questions! The Greats in attendance will be:

Rosemary Phelps, PhD

Rosemary Elaine Phelps, PhD is a fierce trailblazer in the field of psychology, spending her long career dedicated to the development of Multicultural Education. While currently the Director of Clinical Training at Univeristy of Georgia, Dr. Phelps has been decorated with a myriad of awards regarding her passions, most notable the 2010 American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training Award.  She has been published on international and national platforms on her work within diversity, race, and culture. 

Derald Sue, PhD

Derald Sue, PhD is another active and acclimated voice within the psychotherapy field who will be at “Gab with the Greats”. He is actually the most cited Multicultural Scholar today, with over 150 publications. While he is a psychology professor at the Teachers College at Columbia,  Sue was been the recipient of the Mentoring and Leadership award for the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues and was the president of Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race. Sue is also the author of countless books covering multiculturalism, race, and diversity. 

Melba Vasquez, PhD,

Melba Vaquez, PhD served at the 2011 President of the American Psychological Association and is an esteemed author a severe books exploring the role of multiculturalism within the psychotherapy process. During her time as president of APA, she developed three presidential task forces to improve the field of psychology: immigration, racism, and educational disparities. Vaquez was a pioneer in being a co-founder initiating the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. 

Interested? How could you not be?

What if you’re not a member of Division 29?

Not a single worry.

Attendees also do not need to be members of Division 29.

This event is free for all, with a book raffle from these Greats!

This is not an event you want to miss.

Click below to learn more information and here to sign up.

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