Fighting the Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School

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Two months into the second semester of my clinical psychology Psy.D. program I opened my email like I would on any normal day. Only this time, there was an email from the community mental health center based at my university. The email said that after careful consideration, I had been assigned a client. I couldn’t… Read more »

Evidence-Based Treatments for Mental Health Among LGB Clients

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close up shot of the nose and mouth of a dark-skinned young man

This blog piece by guest blogger, Dr. John Pachankis, on behalf of Division 12’s Education and Training Committee, discusses recent efforts to establish evidence-based treatments for mental health and co-occurring psychosocial concerns (e.g., alcohol use, sexual compulsivity, sexual risk behavior) among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) clients. John Pachankis is an Associate Professor in the… Read more »

Dr. Edna Foa Receives the APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions

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The APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions is awarded to psychologists who have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology. Past awardees included Dr. Carl Rogers in 1956, Dr. Harry Harlow in 1960, Dr. Albert Bandura in 1980, Dr. Naom Chomsky in 1984, and Dr. Peter Lang in 1993, among many… Read more »

Division 12 Response to NIMH Strategic Plan

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Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12, American Psychological Association) Response to NIMH Strategic Plan The Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12, American Psychological Association) represents the interests of clinical psychologists in the United States.  Its mission is to encourage and support the integration of psychological science and practice in education, research, application, advocacy and public… Read more »

A Hearty Farewell to Lynn Peterson

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Lynn Peterson has been the “heartbeat” of the Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12 of APA, for 20 years. She has contributed in immeasurable ways to the success of the Society including the management of the “central office”, the transfer of the publisher of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, help establishing the Division website and most of… Read more »

Preventing Suicide in Later Life: An Issue for All Psychologists

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Elderly man sad and depressed

This blog piece by guest blogger, Dr. Kim Van Orden, on behalf of Section 2 addresses psychologists’ role in preventing suicide in older adults. Kim Van Orden is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She is a clinical psychologist and her research addresses the role… Read more »

What is Neurorehabilitation?

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Wheelchair patients are encouraged to nurse

Neurorehabilitation and Modular-Based Psychotherapy for the Co-Management of Nervous System Injury and Comorbid Psychopathology  – By Saritha Teralandur Saritha is a second year M.S. student at DePaul University. Her research interests include child and adolescent psychology and neuropsychology.  This blog piece explores neurorehabilitation, a personalized, multidisciplinary treatment approach designed to concurrently address impairment caused by… Read more »

Advances in Psychotherapy Series: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Headache

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The latest editions of the Advances in Psychotherapy – Evidence-Based Practice Book Series (Hogrefe Publishing) include Autism Spectrum Disorder and Headache. Autism Spectrum Disorder (Vol. 29, 2015) by Joseph, Soorya, and thrum (ISBN 978-0-88937-404-1) is a straightforward yet authoritative guide to effective diagnosis and empirically supported treatments for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The book starts by… Read more »

Section 8 Update

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What’s new with Section 8? The Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC) is looking forward to their bi-annual conference in Atlanta, GA to take place February 5-7, 2015. The theme this year is, Academic Health Centers in the Era of Interproffessionalism: Multifaceted Contributions of Psychology. APAHC member and APA President Dr. Nadine Kaslow… Read more »

Examining the Role of Protective Factors in At-Risk, Urban Youth

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This presentation examines the role of protective factors in guarding at-risk youth from the development of anxiety and depression that may manifest as a result of exposure to chronic violence. Future work on the role of protective factors can aid in the advancement of programs targeted to at-risk, urban youth. The presenter, Saritha Teralandur, is… Read more »