We are very excited to announce a FREE webinar for students and early career psychologists about navigating the economic reality during early careerhood. This event is organized by the Early Career Psychology Domain from the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29 – APA) and the speaker will be Dr. Melanie Wilcox, PhD. The […]
Oftentimes, guidance around professional development can be circumscribed to a particular domain of psychology (e.g., clinical practice, research, teaching) or area of focus (e.g., internship opportunities, considerations in telehealth). We would like to broaden this guidance to talk about professional development in the context of becoming involved in professional organizations. The two authors of this […]
Student loan debt in the United States has been approaching crisis proportions since at least the early 2000s, but it is relatively recent that we in psychology have started to recognize the scope of the crisis in our own ranks. My research (Lantz [Wilcox] & Davis, 2017; Wilcox et al., 2021a, 2021b) has demonstrated that […]
It has been over a year since psychologists worldwide adapted to provide clinical services during the global pandemic. As we know, clinicians, among many other professionals, rapidly learned the nuances of working with clients online. For those whose jobs demanded to continue meeting in-person, masks became essential, a needed barrier that created some protection and […]
This manuscript provides six suggestions to support finding and developing mentorship relationships in the area of psychotherapy research. Suggestions are provided for both the mentee-to-be as well as the mentor towards the mutual goal of building a supportive, collaborative, and productive mentorship relationship.
Clinical situations involving high-risk factors (e.g., suicidality) can be stressful and demanding for therapists (Cramer et al., 2013; The Suicide and Self-Destructive Behaviors Study Group, 2018). Challenging client behaviors, including those related to high risk, have also been linked to burnout (Berger, 2011; Ross et al., 1989; Rupert & Morgan, 2005). Arguably, these factors can […]
This article is written for everyone in mental health who has a great idea and a shortage of cash. It is informed by a 20-year career with countless funding applications and almost $5M in awards. That $5M doesn’t reflect some innate grant-writing talent, rather, it reflects persistence and the efforts of great teams and some […]
Recently became a member and need a place to get started? Renewed your membership but wondering how to make the most out of it? Thinking about becoming a member, but feel overwhelmed? This article is aimed at sharing all the ins and outs and getting you acquainted with the division. And as always, if there […]
I sat in an integrated primary care elective course during the third year of my doctoral program in counseling psychology, mesmerized by the opportunity of working in primary care as a behavioral health consultant. After my completing this primary care elective and conducting brief psychotherapy for five years, I was convinced I would be prepared […]
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