Articles Tagged "diversity"

Mar 24, 2022

Who Am I María Celeste Airaldi is Director of the Sensorium Institute, in Paraguay, a center specialized in psychology, and is a professor at the Catholic University "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción", also in Paraguay; she is also a Level 2 Faculty Trainer at the Albert Ellis Institute in New York. She was trained as […]

Mar 1, 2021

Dear Colleagues and Friends, I am pleased to share with you a new collaboration proposal for the Psychotherapy Bulletin, the section will be named “International Perspectives on Psychotherapy”. This section will aim to know how psychotherapeutic models and techniques are understood, applied, and developed in different regions of the world, described by three authors from […]

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 […]

Dec 1, 2020

AMPD Scholars Profile The Diversity Domain is excited to announce the launch of the Advocacy and Mentoring Program for Diversity (AMPD) program initiated by Rosemary Phelps. This program provides the opportunity for two advanced graduate students to join SAP, receive mentorship from the Diversity Domain and other Board members, work on a project with a […]

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 […]

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May 24, 2020

COVID-19 first outbroke in Wuhan at the very beginning of 2020, and quickly spread across the country, and over the world. WHO made the claim that the outbreak of COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic worldwide on March 11th. With a series of actions implemented as public health emergency interventions by the Chinese government, […]

Apr 21, 2020

Be a blank slate, but also be an advocate. Wait, no, not like that.  In graduate school, we are taught to hopefully become ethical, effective psychological practitioners. That model pretends that psychology exists in a bubble and is not subjected to the outside world’s judgments, prejudice, and ignorance; psychotherapy is often intended to empower people […]

Mar 8, 2020

Introduction When we, as a profession, consider ways to advance psychotherapy, we must begin by striving for nothing less than fair, accessible, and clinically competent services for all populations—especially those who have historically been underserved and underrepresented. One such population that is frequently overlooked and underappreciated on a global realm are persons with disabilities (PWD), […]

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 of APA) is excited to launch its Advocacy and Mentoring Program for Diversity (AMPD) for doctoral students.  This two-year mentoring program was developed in response to needs related to diversity and leadership development in the field. The Executive Board of the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29) understands […]

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