Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy 2017 APA Convention Program

Thursday, August 3rd

Symposium (A): Supervision—Master Supervisors of Various Orientations Show and Discuss Their Supervision Session Videos

9:00 AM – 10:50 AM /Convention Center Room 152B

Chair: Hanna Levenson, PhD

Participants: Cory F. Newman, PhD; John C. Norcross, PhD; Carol A. Falender, PhD

Discussant: Hanna Levenson, PhD

Poster Session (F): Psychotherapy—Science, Practice and Advances–II          

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM/Convention Center Halls D and E

Katherine E. Dorociak, MA

Kathryn V. Kline, BS

Xu Li, MEd

Tovah E. Weinrib, BA

Andrew M. Pomerantz, PhD

Eva A. Chiriboga, PsyD, MS

Igor Vasilj, EdS, MS

Shaakira Haywood, MA

Minnah W. Farook, EdS, MA

Lydia Arndt

Pei-Chun Tsai, PhD

Laura E. Jimenez-Arista, MA

Skill-Building Session (A): Paving the Way for Increased Resilience in Our Work As Therapists—A Skill Building Opportunity

11:00 AM – 12:50 PM/Convention Center East Salon C           8

Chair: Thomas Skovholt, PhD

Participants: Jo Quanbeck, MA; Meredith Martyr, MA; Kristen Nelson, MA

Symposium (A): When Therapists Do What They Are Taught Not to Do—Reassurance, Expressing Opinions and Role-Reversal

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM/Convention Center Room 102A

Chair: Randolph B. Pipes, PhD

Participants: Randolph B. Pipes, PhD; Caroline Burke, PhD; Michael J. Scheel, PhD

Symposium (A): Addressing Stigma and Increasing Psychotherapy Help-Seeking Behaviors in Adults

2:00 PM – 3:50 PM/Convention Center Room 156

Chair: Joshua K. Swift, PhD

Participants: Joshua K. Swift, PhD; Andrew Seidman, MS; Jonathan Goode, BS; Jake Park, BS

Conversation Hour (A): Are We Doing This Right? Using Routine Outcome Assessment As a Training and Program Evaluation Tool

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM/Convention Center Room 204C

Co-Chairs: Norah Chapman, PhD; Brenda F. Nash, PhD

Friday, August 4th

Symposium (A): Training Professional Chinese Therapists—When Severe Shortage Encounters Huge Need

Fri 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM/Convention Center Room 103B

Chair: Dong Xie, PhD

Participants: Ziqiu Li, PhD; Zhen Li, MS; Chun-Chung Choi, PhD

Symposium (A): Alliance Ruptures and Repairs in the Early Therapy Relationship

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM/Convention Center Room 140A

Chair: Cheri L. Marmarosh, PhD

Participants: Catherine F. Eubanks-Carter, PhD; Cheri L. Marmarosh, PhD

Discussant: J. Christopher Muran, PhD

Symposium (A): The Professional Is Political, or Is It? Navigating Identity in Therapeutic Practice and Supervision

10:00 AM – 11:50 AM/Convention Center Room 140B

Co-Chairs: Caroline Burke, PhD; Thomas Skovholt, PhD

Participants: Kristen Nelson, MA; Jo Quanbeck, MA; Meredith Martyr, MA

Poster Session (F): Psychotherapy—Science, Practice and Advances—I

Fri 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM           Convention Center Halls D and E


Jennifer Schaafsma, MA

Mun Yuk Chin, MA

Francisco I. Surace, MA

Evan Zahniser, MA

Mary Anne Messer, MS

Jeffrey A. Paul, BA

Lauren D. Holder, MEd

Jeana L. Magyar, PhD

Kevin M. Kieffer, PhD

Erin M. Van Seeters, BS

Eva A. Chiriboga, PsyD, MS

Andrew M. Pomerantz, PhD

Joanna M. Drinane, MEd

Business Meeting (B): Journal Editor Invited Luncheon

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM/Marriott Marquis Washington Mount Vernon Square Room

Business Meeting (B): and Awards Ceremony          

Fri 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM/Marriott Marquis Washington Marquis Salon 15

Social Hour (S)

6:00 PM – 6:50 PM/Marriott Marquis Washington Marquis Salon 4

Saturday, August 5th

Invited Symposium (A): Bringing Psychotherapy to Underserved Communities

8:00 AM – 9:50 AM/Convention Center Room 144A

Chair: Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD

Participants: Kelly C. Harnick, PsyD; Jairo Fuertes, PhD; Linda F. Campbell, PhD

Discussant: Beverly Greene, PhD

Symposium (A): Therapist Effects

10:00 AM – 11:50 AM/Convention Center Room 144C

Chair: Clara E. Hill, DrPH

Participants: James F. Boswell, DPhil; Michael J. Constantino, DPhil; Timothy Anderson, DPhil; J. Christopher Muran, PhD; T. Harold Chui, PhD

Discussant: Charles J. Gelso, DPhil

Symposium (A): Cognitively Based Compassion Training—A Mindfulness Intervention for Survivors of Suicide Attempt

Sat 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM/Convention Center Room 140B

Chair: Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD

Participants: Devon LoParo, PhD; Lucy J. Allbaugh, MA, MS; Huaiyu Zhang, PhD; Natalie N. Watson-Singleton, PhD

Discussant: Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD

Social Hour (S): Reception With the Masters

Sat 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM/Marriott Marquis Washington, DC Hotel Marquis Salon 8

Sunday, August 5th

Symposium (A): Current Status of REBT—Evaluating the Theory, Model and Clinician Competency

8:00 AM – 8:50 AM/Convention Center Room 158

Chair: Mark D. Terjesen, PhD

Participants: Raymond DiGiuseppe, PhD; Thomas Kelly, BA; Kristine Lin, BS; Tovah E. Weinrib, BA

Discussant: Arthur Freeman, EdD

Skill-Building Session (A): Applications of Positive Psychological Theories and Processes to Counseling and Psychotherapy

9:00 AM – 10:50 AM/Convention Center Room 156

Chair: Jeana L. Magyar, PhD

Symposium (A): Summit on Master’s Training in Psychological Practice—Current and Future Status

Sun 10:00 AM – 11:50 AM/Convention Center Room 152A

Chair: Andrew T. Dailey, MS

Participants: Linda F. Campbell, PhD; Frank C. Worrell, PhD; Jaime L. Diaz-Granados, PhD; Katherine C. Nordal, PhD; Catherine L. Grus, PhD

Discussant: Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD

Symposium (A): Existential and Cognitive Behavioral Couples Therapy—Different Heuristics, Amicable Companions

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM/Convention Center Room 144C

Chair: Jerrold L. Shapiro, PhD

Participant: Terence Patterson, EdD

Discussant: David B. Feldman, PhD

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