Articles Tagged "psychotherapy bulletin" (Page 2)

Abstract Hypogonadism is a little-known endocrine condition that is not easily noticed by psychologists and other medical professionals.  The disease can have a strong psychological and physical impact upon those who contend with it.  This paper offers an overview of the condition and suggests some interventions for clinicians who work with the patients who have […]

Research suggests that therapist personality traits impact self-reported theoretical orientation (e.g., Ogunfowora & Drapeau, 2008). For example, studies have shown that therapists who report having a psychodynamic orientation generally report being higher in creativity, intuition, imagination, individualism, anxiety, and introversion (Arthur, 2001). In contrast, Arthur’s (2001) research showed that cognitive-behavioral therapists were more conventional, rational, […]

In 2020, the world has been plagued with a pandemic, continued incidents of state-sanctioned violence by police officers toward Black Americans, and natural disasters. During this time, various countries had stay-at-home orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This year has unmasked a multitude of unjust, inequitable, and corrupt systems, necessitated to reflect on the […]

Though they may seem initially like an odd couple, psychology and abolition are inextricably linked. Abolition has meant many things throughout history, and in this paper, it is defined as the dismantling of the prison-industrial complex (PIC) and the creation of structures of accountability and care that are fundamentally non-punitive. Activist and organizer, Rachel Herzing, […]

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Dec 1, 2020

With The Tough Standard, Ronald Levant and Shana Pryor address an overdue public health concern – the intricate relationship between masculinity and violence. As the public eye has turned to the problematic nature of traditional masculine ideologies within our culture in recent years, The Tough Standard is a timely and much-needed evidence-based analysis of the […]

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Dec 1, 2020

Since having retired from the U.S. Senate staff after 38+ years, I have had the very rewarding opportunity to be actively engaged with the graduate students at the Uniformed Services University (USU), thereby experiencing higher education from an entirely different vantagepoint. Our colleagues in the health professions represent society’s educated elite. Accordingly, we have a […]

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To say that 2020 has been remarkable would be an understatement. It has demanded much of us, across every role we occupy in our diverse lives. Despite the personal and professional challenges your division leadership team has encountered, they have worked hard to model resiliency and accomplish a great deal on behalf of the Society […]

As therapists and as people, we are acutely aware of the many sources of distress impacting psychological wellbeing, stressors which have been exacerbated as the global pandemic shut down the world and forced us to adopt social distancing measures. However, since March, I have observed and cultivated insight into a unique source of distress that […]

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (American Psychological Association Division 29) recognizes mental health disparities as directly attributable to lack of access to mental health care, an insufficiently diverse health care workforce, and need for linguistically and culturally competent care (SAMHSA, 2018). As an organization whose mission is to make the benefits of psychotherapy available to all, […]

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Dec 1, 2020

“We are all more simply human than otherwise.” – Harry Stack Sullivan, 1947 This quote, which drove some of the conceptual work of the late Dr. Jeremy Safran, underlies the notion that therapists are part of what he refers to as the “interpersonal field” and they must be keen observers not only of their clients’ […]

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