Articles Tagged "students"

We, the Student Development Committee, would like to host a monthly student support group to provide an inclusive space for students from different programs to connect with and support each other. This group will be open to all students, regardless of their educational levels (i.e., graduate and undergraduate students) or membership status of the Division […]

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Jeffrey E. Barnett Psychotherapy Research Student Paper Award Winner Heather Muir is a fifth-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2014, Heather graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in psychology, with highest honors. Her senior honors thesis examined themes of autobiographical memories. After graduation, Heather […]

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Student Diversity Award Brien J. Goodwin is a sixth-year PhD student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who is starting his pre-doctoral internship this fall at the Institute of Living. His Master’s thesis examined the association between early-treatment patient motivational language and proximal treatment outcomes. His dissertation examines in-session interpersonal […]

Diversity Award Winner Alayna Park, MA, C.Phil, is a fifth-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), working under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce Chorpita. She is currently completing her pre-doctoral internship at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System. Her research focuses on improving the quality […]

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Oct 30, 2019

In the hectic pace of being an early career psychologist (ECP) and junior faculty member, it is often more possible to extol the virtues of self-care rather than to authentically engage in it. In many cases, this challenge may partially stem from limited education and insufficient opportunity to develop effective self-care habits during doctoral training. […]

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Sep 12, 2019

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29) seeks nominations and self-nominations for the student member position of Publications and Communications Board. It is a two (2) year renewable appointment. The Publications and Communications Board provides oversight and recommends publication policy for the division’s journal, Psychotherapy, its bulletin, Psychotherapy Bulletin, its e-mail lists, […]

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Sep 9, 2019

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 […]

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Psychology graduate students face many challenges, balancing academic demands, field placement requirements, often financial limitations, and the responsibilities of personal life. These competing obligations can often lead to burnout, defined by the Mayo Clinic as “a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity” […]

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Sep 2, 2019

The creation of art is known to offer a variety of benefits for physical and mental well-being, but in our rush to categorize production of art as “self-care,” we may be overlooking the most essential piece. This article explores the idea that dismissing the work of passion as one more task to check off a […]