Articles Tagged "past presidential column" (Page 2)

Thoughts and Insights from Asia Professor Jiang from Oriental Insight invited a delegation from SAP leadership (Drs. Changming Duan, Armand Cerbone, Rod Goodyear, and me) to present at Oriental Insight’s conference entitled “Supervision and Ethics: The conference of professionalization of psychological counseling and therapy” this April in Wuhan, China. Dr. Carol Falender was also on […]

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Wow! As I start this year as your President, I am awed by all we are doing. We just had our winter Board of Directors meeting. What a great meeting, with a great group of people. We are an increasingly diverse group in so many different respects. Yet, when we sit down to work, we […]

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It is November, and like the nation, we are making transitions in governance. Unlike the nation, ours is proceeding smoothly and without drama. In January Dr. Jeff Zimmerman will assume the Presidency, Dr. Michael Constantino will become President-elect, and I will move to Past-president. Dr. Rod Goodyear will be retiring from the Executive Committee but […]

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By far the most significant and far-reaching achievement since I wrote three months ago has been the pact made between Oriental Insight (OI) and our Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (SAP). OI is an organization of Chinese psychologists who wish to partner with us for mutual benefit. The partnership aims: To increase exchange between […]

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In my last column I reported some of the changes that our Society has made in recent years to adapt and to improve. I mentioned, too, that the winds of change are strong in APA these days. In this column I want to tell you what some of those changes are. Some of these changes […]

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By the time you read this, the New Year will be three months old and we will have met for our first semi-annual business meeting. I want to wish you health and wealth, however you define them. As your President, I want to make this year one in which you feel more personally and professionally […]

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Dec 25, 2015

It was my good fortune serve as President of the Society during this past year.  I leave that position with a great deal of appreciation for the exceptional work being done and for the learning opportunities this role has afforded me.   I knew that the Board of Directors would be there both for support […]

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Sep 25, 2015

The release of the Hoffman Report several weeks before the APA convention immediately precipitated worried conversations about what it meant for our Association as well as about appropriate responses going forward. Many psychologists were concerned simply with understanding what had happened and what it meant; some quickly moved to propose answers (among the many thoughtful […]

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Jun 21, 2015

Opportunities for Members Abound as SAP Goes Global The Society has taken important steps to position us for a significantly broadened global membership and the enriched understandings of psychotherapy that this will afford. In particular: I hope all of you have noticed that our webpage has been completely redesigned, with content that is constantly fresh, […]

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Jan 21, 2015

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy is committed to increasing both its relevance to and membership of psychotherapists who are members of traditionally underrepresented and marginalized groups in the United States. It has a corresponding commitment to providing its members with resources (convention programming, publications, and web content) that will help in their continuing […]

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