Articles Tagged "students"

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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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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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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by | Sep 9, 2019 | Society News

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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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 […]

As one of Michael Constantino’s past-presidential initiatives, Division 29 held its second Student Poster Award competition at the 2019 APA Convention. The Division awarded a $500 prize to the most meritorious poster in each of its two poster sessions. As a first step, a committee reviewed and rated all student-authored poster abstracts that were accepted for presentation at Convention. […]

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Advocacy and clinical psychology are inseparable. All good psychologists advocate for their clients’ overall well-being, effective treatment, and access to needed resources. Given that larger societal issues impact the mental health of the individual, it is important that this advocacy role generalizes beyond our therapy offices. Clients enter therapy shouldering an enormous load of struggles […]

All student members in good standing with the Society are eligible and encouraged to vote for their next Student Representative. Student members of the Society will have until November 30th to cast their ballots. VOTE HERE Carly Schwartzman University at Albany, SUNY Carly M. Schwartzman is a third-year clinical psychology doctoral student at the University […]

As one of Michael Constantino’s presidential initiatives, Division 29 launched its new Student Poster Award competition at the 2018 APA Convention. The Division awarded a $500 prize to the most meritorious poster in each of its two poster sessions. As a first step, a committee reviewed and rated all student-authored poster abstracts that were accepted for presentation at […]

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