Write for the SAP Website & Bulletin

Are you interested in writing for the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy Website & Bulletin?

We make the Society’s thought-provoking articles, shared wisdom, and dedication to advancing psychotherapy available to the widest possible audiences of psychotherapists and psychotherapy researchers, educators, supervisors, and trainees.

DEDICATED TO ADVANCING THE SCIENCE, PRACTICE, AND STUDY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY

We create an online community, as the digital arm of the Society, invigorating discussion and fostering the growth of knowledge of psychotherapy.

CREATING A HOME FOR THOSE DEDICATED TO PSYCHOTHERAPY

WE BUILD BRIDGES AND CONNECTION. FROM STUDENT MEMBERS AND LUMINARY AWARD-WINNING MEMBERS IN OUR SOCIETY WE ARE  HOME FOR THOSE WHO CHAMPION ALL ASPECTS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.

PUBLISHING PARTNER

We partner with Psychotherapy (our premier, peer-reviewed journal)  to showcase scholarly contributions, commentary, and professional collaborations made to the field of psychotherapy.

ONLINE PUBLISHER

WE PUBLISH SPECIAL FEATURES FROM LEADERS AND FRONTLINE PRACTITIONERS OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.

We are looking for a diverse array of contributors, including undergraduate and graduate students, and professionals in the fields of: psychology, social work, mental health counseling, and education.

Our Psychotherapy Bulletin is published four times each year (spring, summer, fall, winter); however, articles are published online once approved.

INFORMATION ABOUT COPYRIGHT

Reprint Policies: The website occasionally receives requests for permission to reprint articles, tables, or other data from its issues.  Policy established by the website office states:

1.  For course/classroom use, permission is granted at no charge for one article, provided:

a.  that the permission of the author is obtained;

b.  that full credit is given to the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy Website, including: author, title of both article and publication source, and URL web address.

2.  For other use, such as that requested for use in a book, video, internet publication or other money-making venture, the Division shall charge $10 per page, and the Division reserves all rights, and reserves the right to refuse anyone reprint permission.

Write for Us

Articles are accepted on a rolling basis. All articles will be featured on the website the day it is ready for publication. Those articles will be disseminated quarterly through the Bulletin depending on the date of publication on the website. 

Submission Process:

1. Submit article via form: SAP Author Submission Form
2. Article will be reviewed in 1-2 weeks.
3. Submit revisions via email.
4. If accepted, article will be posted online at time of publication. Articles will be published in the Bulletin based on the following deadlines. For inclusion in the Winter Bulletin, the deadline for publication is January 15th. For inclusion in the Spring Bulletin, the deadline is April 15th. For inclusion in the  Summer Bulletin, the deadline is July 15th. For inclusion in the Fall Bulletin, the deadline is October 15th.

Submission Criteria:

  1. At least one author should have a Master’s degree or higher within the field of psychology, counseling, social work, or other mental health field. Authors need not be members of the Society to submit.
  2. Articles should be no longer than 2250 words, submitted in MS Word. No PDF documents accepted.
  3. Format should be block style with one space between paragraphs.  No indented paragraphs.
  4. Single-spaced.
  5. No page numbering.
  6. No headers or footers, unless footnotes
  7. References should be single spaced, in approved APA-style format.
  8. Photos, tables and other graphic elements should be submitted as separate JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PDF, or BITMAP files, not imbedded in the Word documents. We ask that authors provide hi-resolution (300 dpi) images if possible so that your graphics will reproduce sharply and legibly. Images exported as PDFs should be exported at least 300 dpi.
  9. A clinical impact statement. With your submission, please include a brief Clinical Impact Statement for use in the eBulletin, on the website, and on social media. Below is an example (with thanks to Dr. Jeff Barnett for providing this sample): “This manuscript provides essential information to mental health clinicians, clinicians in training, and those who educate and train them to assist them to better meet the mental health needs of America’s rapidly aging population. Specific guidance is provided to assist mental health clinicians to develop and maintain the attitudes, knowledge, and skills needed to effectively provide these important services.”
  10. At least five keywords. Please note, each keyword should show up at least five times in your document. ome suggestions for our most commonly used keywords can be found here: www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/tags
  11. All content must be related to the field of psychotherapy theory, research, practice, or policy.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
  • Psychotherapy theories, processes, and outcomes
  • Supervision theories, processes, and outcomes
  • The therapeutic relationship
  • Advancing and advocating the practice of psychotherapy
  • Expanding psychotherapy’s reach
  • Understanding diversity, race, and ethnicity in psychotherapy
  • Teaching psychotherapy
  • Resources for professionals
  • Resources for students
  • Career development

Check out some of our featured publications here.

Why Write for Us?

We receive about 350 views to our site daily. When you publish with SAP, your article will be:

  • Featured on the home page for two weeks
  • Published on Twitter at least twice (~3500 followers)
  • Published on Facebook at least twice (~4700 followers)
  • Published on LinkedIn at least twice (~250 followers)

In addition, you and any co-authors will be given your own Author Biography page that not only directly links to your personal or professional website, Twitter/X and Facebook accounts, and biography, but also all publications you’ve written for us. See www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/author/zoerossnash for an example.

Sample Articles

Below are a few articles that have received a wide reaching audience on our website:

https://www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/expertise-demonstrated/

https://www.societyforpsychotherapy.rog/distress-therapist-burnout-self-care-promotion-wellness-psychotherapists-trainees-issues-implications-recommendations/

https://www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/an-introduction-to-bdsm-for-psychotherapists/

General Correspondence/Questions or Comments?

Please email Lacy Sohn, the Associate Editor of Website Content, at associateeditor@societyforpsychotherapy.org.

Editor of Electronic Communications

Zoe Ross-Nash, PsyD

Dr. Zoe Ross-Nash (she/her) earned her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University and completed an APA accredited internship at the University of California, Davis in the Eating Disorder Emphasis. Ross-Nash won the Division 29 Student Excellence in Clinical Practice Award in 2022. She is also the Editor of Electronic Communications (2023-2026) and was the Associate Editor (2020-2023) for the division. Dr. Ross-Nash is an assistant professor at Ponce Health Sciences University, Saint Louis Campus PsyD Program and has a private practice. Zoe’s clinical interests include trauma, eating disorders, wellness, mentorship, and advocacy. She is originally from Allendale, New Jersey and earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Service Studies and Dance from Elon University. In her spare time, Zoe likes to practice yoga and ballet, read and write poetry, and try new restaurants with her loved ones.


Associate Editor for Electronic Content

Lacy Sohn, MA 

Lacy Sohn (she/her) is completing her third year in the APA accredited PsyD program in Clinical Psychology at Alliant International University in Sacramento, California. She has plans to earn her PsyD in Clinical Psychology in the spring of 2025. Lacy is currently a clinical trainee at a group private practice and has experience working in multiple clinical settings, including an intensive outpatient program and a medical hospital. Her clinical interests reside at the intersection of medical and emotional traumas, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, education, and advocacy. Lacy is a native Californian and she moved to Reno, Nevada to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor focus on biological sciences from the University of Nevada, Reno. In her spare time, Lacy enjoys being in nature, hiking and mountain biking in the warmer months and snow-shoeing in the colder months, reading books, and spending time with family and friends.


                                   
Social Media Consultant

Yashvi Aware, M.S.

Yashvi Aware is a second-year student in the Clinical Psychology PsyD program at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She completed her Masters in Public Health from Baylor University, which has influenced her interests in health psychology and women’s health. Yashvi is currently a Psychology Extern at the Miami VA and serves as the Social Media Coordinator for the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy. 


Assistant Editor for Website Content

Sarah Bondy

Sarah Bondy is a third-year graduate student at California Northstate University. She is completing her second-year practicum at Vantage Point Center for Psychotherapy and completed her first-year practicum at Sacramento City Unified School District. She graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a bachelor’s degree where she double majored in psychology and criminal justice. She completed an honor’s thesis at the University of Michigan-Dearborn titled “Gamification: Engagement and Memory Retention against a Standard vs. Competition against Others”. Sarah grew up in Canton, Michigan and moved to Sacramento for graduate school. In her free time, she enjoys visiting local bookshops, reading, and playing board games.


                                   
Assistant Editor of Newsletters

Deanna Young, M.S.

Deanna is a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate at Alliant International University, Sacramento and founder of the Student Advocacy Club, a student led organization dedicated to engaging students in all levels of advocacy. Deanna’s clinical interests include trauma, serious mental illness, mood, and personality concerns. She has worked in a variety of community settings with justice-impacted, veteran, and adult populations managing serious mental illness and resource barriers. Deanna seeks to utilize psychological research to inform policy development and is currently researching factors that improve resilience and reduce burnout to better inform training and community-based programs. She hopes to bring culturally adapted services that incorporate creativity and community focused interventions for trauma impacted youth, families, and adults in under-resourced areas.


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2019

2019 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 54, Number 4

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2016

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2015

2015 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 50, Number 4

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2014

2014 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 49, Number 4

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2013

2013 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 48, Number 4

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2012

2012 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 47, Number 4

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2011

2011 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 46, Number 4

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2010

2010 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 45, Number 4

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2009

2009 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 44, Number 4

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2008

2008 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 43, Number 4

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2007

2007 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 42, Number 4

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2006

2006 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 41, Number 1

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2005

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2004

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2003

2003 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 38, Number 1

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2002

2002 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 37, Number 1

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2001

2001 Psychotherapy Bulletin, Volume 36, Number 1

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