About the SAP Website

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.

 

PUBLISHING PARTNER

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

 

ONLINE PUBLISHER

We publish web-only Special Features from leaders and frontline practitioners 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.

 

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 the SAP Website

Are you interested in writing for the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy website?

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.

Who can write for the SAP website?

As this is a website with content written by psychotherapists for psychotherapists, authors must be pursuing, or currently have, a terminal degree in a psychotherapy-related field. 

Content for the SAP website

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 a web-only Special Feature with SAP, your article will be:

  • Featured on the home page for two weeks
  • Published in our eNewsletter that reaches 3600+ mailboxes
  • Published on Twitter at least twice (~3000 followers)
  • Published on Facebook at least twice (~3000 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 and Facebook accounts, and biography, but also all publications you've written for the web or Bulletin. See www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/author/amyellis for an example.

Manuscript Preparation:

The SAP Website is open to submissions of all types: empirical studies, literature reviews, case studies, policy articles. We do not accept book or article reviews.

Length:

Articles vary in length but usually average between 1000-1500 words.

Title:

Titles are limited to 10 words or less. You may elect to have a "sub-title" which must also remain within 10 words.

Format:
  • Use APA style
  • Use compelling headings to make the article "skimmable"
  • Use flags and bridges (e.g., "What's important here is...")
  • Use short paragraphs
  • Include a final paragraph titled "Summary" that summarizes the primary points of your article.
  • Avoid overly complicated or technical language

Submission Process:

1. Please email Zoe Ross-Nash, Associate Editor of Website Content,(associateeditor@societyforpsychotherapy.org), to propose a topic idea.
2. Submission deadline will be agreed upon between Associate Editor and author(s).
3. Submit article via online submission portal: https://sapwebsite.wufoo.com/forms/psychotherapy-website-sap-author-submission-form/
4. Article will be reviewed in 1-2 weeks.
5. Submit revisions via email.
6. If accepted, article will be posted within 3-4 weeks (or less). At that time, additional documents may be requested (e.g., head shot, Twitter handle, etc.).

Sample articles

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

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

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

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

General Correspondence/Questions or Comments?

Please email Zoe Ross-Nash, the Associate Editor of Website Content, at associateeditor@societyforpsychotherapy.org.

Internet Editor

Kourtney Schroeder, Psy.D.


Kourtney Schroeder is the Internet Editor (2020-2022) for APA’s Division 29 (Psychotherapy) website and was previously the Associate Editor of Website Content (2017-2020). She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Schroeder graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Women’s Studies. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Community Healthlink Youth and Family Services. Dr. Schroeder is currently a Behavioral Health Fellow at Ascension St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Center Residency Program. 


Associate Editor for Website Content

Zoe Ross-Nash, M.S.

Zoe Ross-Nash is earning her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University and is completing an APA accredited internship at the University of California, Davis in the Eating Disorder Emphasis. 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 Elon, North Carolina. She received her master's in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Ross-Nash completed her practicum experiences at the Trauma Resolution and Integration Program, where she was a Research Coordinator and Journal Club co-founder. She was also a trainee at the Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self Change Clinic, where she was a Program Coordinator. She was an elective practicum student at the Renfrew Center. Ross-Nash was the president for the Eating Disorder Awareness Association for two years and the vice president and founding member of PsychEdge, a student led organization to promote advocacy. She is currently the Division 29 Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy Associate Editor for Website Content. Zoe's clinical interests include trauma, eating disorders, wellness, mentorship, and advocacy. In her spare time, Zoe likes to practice yoga and ballet, read and write poetry, and try new restaurants with her loved ones.

 


Social Media Consultant

Olivia Carelli, Psy.D. 


Olivia Carelli earned her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. She received her masters degree in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Flagler College. Dr. Carelli completed her Predoctoral Internship at The Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders in Coconut Creek, Fl. She is currently completing her Postdoctoral Residency at Dr. Yudell & Associates, a group practice with locations in Plantation and Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Carelli was previously the coordinator for the Help Desk at the Sidran Institute for Traumatic Stress, where she directed survivors from across the US to competent, trauma-informed care. Dr. Carelli is establishing a niche for herself in treating C-PTSD, dissociation, poor self-esteem and body image, and eating disorders. Dr. Carelli practices from a relational model and most often uses emotion-focused and feminist approaches. Her other clinical and research interests include Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder, group therapy, and psychological assessment.

 


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