Articles Tagged "psychotherapy bulletin"

Depressive disorders are highly prevalent mental health conditions (NIH, 2022). Although effective treatments exist, barriers to care frequently interfere with access to care (Mojtabai et al., 2011). In the absence of prompt interventions, depressive symptoms can last over six months (Whiteford et al., 2013). Thus, there is an imperative to for the mental health field […]

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Introduction In today’s rapidly changing social environment, people face the challenge of determining whom they can safely trust and who will lead them astray. Dealing with this challenge is crucial not only for individuals’ survival but also for their adaptation to social norms, habits, and the unstated rules of culture. However, people do not navigate […]

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“Despite the quest for knowledge, social scientists can get stuck in a paradoxical mind set of ‘this is how things have always been done.’” (Paquin et al., 2019). What initially drew the authors to the University of Utah was a shared interest in and passion for bringing social justice values to the many subdisciplines of […]

The purpose of this paper is to assist non-Black therapists address critical issues when treating Black women who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). This paper was written from a place of cultural humility in an effort to educate on how to provide culturally relevant treatment, rather than an attempt to speak for Black women. […]

The voices of hope, courage, and perseverance ring strong for the approximately 590,000 deferred-action for childhood arrivals (DACA) recipients, often called ‘Dreamers’ (American Immigration Council, 2021; Guter et al., 2017): “Having an actual identity in this country gave me life.”  “I just can’t imagine going under the shadows again.”  “¡No me callo, no me siento, […]

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Jun 1, 2022

Look at me But please Don’t look at me In this op-ed, I propose a novel perspective for engaging in anti-oppressive work within classrooms. But first, I provide a framework to better explain why this approach may be necessary for disentangling and de-threading the oppressive fabric that exists in every single one of us. In […]

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Jun 1, 2022

The death of a patient by suicide is the professional event most feared by psychologists (Pope & Tabachnick, 1993). Fortunately, evidence has accumulated for the effectiveness of the Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy for the treatment of suicidal patients, although other interventions are promising as well (Calati […]

Ethical practice is essential for all psychotherapists. As licensed professionals, we are obligated to ensure that we meet the minimal expectations set in our state’s licensing law, the regulations that accompany it, other laws relevant to the practice of our profession, and our profession’s code of ethics. Yet, our goal should be to go far […]

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Jun 1, 2022

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra proffered: “Budgets are about more than dollars. They’re about values. And the President’s budget is a reflection of our values as a nation. From addressing health disparities to strengthening behavioral health to investing in our children, this budget will help turn hardship into hope for millions […]

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Jun 1, 2022

Greetings Division 29 and SAP Membership! Happy summer!  We start this issue with an intention for the remainder of 2022 that comes from a quote by Benjamin Franklin: “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” As the pandemic persists and we experience the continued fatigue and fear, we encourage you to remember […]

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