Articles Tagged "diversity"

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Jan 1, 2024

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the response efforts created an omnipresent effect of COVID-19 to individuals in the United States and globally in 2020. This literature review was written in 2021, one year after the outbreak, and recent studies have reported that the COVID-19 pandemic was an event that elicited behavioral, emotional, and psychological turmoil […]

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Romantic relationships are influenced by various concepts, including the dominant discourses in society, cultural norms, and heteronormativity. One’s interpretation and connection to their significant other is informed by their childhood and family influences, the historical context and geographical location of their upbringing, along with the persistence of religiosity and the corresponding practices. Considering religion, heteronormativity […]

As members of the Professional Practice Committee of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, we are tasked with ​meeting the needs​ of private practitioners. In our monthly meetings, we noted ​how the needs​ and experiences of practitioners change as one matures into the role of a psychotherapist. Since our committee has a ​diverse​ combination […]

    This video is the Gab with the Greats 2023 panel that focuses on diversity and multiculturalism. The three panelists are: Dr. Rosemary Phelps, Dr. Derald Wing Sue and Dr. Melba Vasquez. This event is organized by the APA Division 29 Early Career Psychology (ECP) domain representative Dr. Yujia Lei, and the ECP committee chair, Dr. Michelle Joaquin. In this video, panelists share […]

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 […]

We are thrilled to announce an upcoming event that promises to be both enlightening and inspiring: Gab with the Greats virtual gathering. 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 […]

APA Division 29 is excited to sponsor a CE workshop on Psychotherapy Approaches to Racial Trauma BY Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD The workshop will be held live and virtually on Friday, October 28th 1- 3 PM EDT. Registration is free to Division 29 members and participants will receive 2 ethics CE credits for participating. If you […]

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Jan 24, 2021

Stereotypes of eating disorders perpetuate common misconceptions regarding who may be at risk for their development. The stigma of disordered eating is that it only affects young, White, cisgender, high socioeconomic status (SES) women. As researchers and clinicians continue to challenge the stigmas associated with eating disorder pathology, it is increasingly evident eating disorders do […]

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Aug 2, 2020

It’s hard to talk about race. Actually, that’s not the case. As an academe, race and racism are relatively easy topics to discuss because academic disclosure requires very little self-reflection. In psychological academia, we’re encouraged to minimize disclosure and keep our professional boundaries high. This mentality works in the contexts of psychotherapy and research, but […]

We are angry. We are indignant. We are hurt. We are distraught. We are united in pain, frustration, and a want for change. Centuries of cumulative trauma brought on by racial discrimination have spilled over into what we see today in streets across our country. Social media, conversations, articles and op-eds are plentiful. All make […]