Emerging Psychologist aims to provide information, news, and opportunities relevant to graduate students and early career psychologists in clinical psychology. The main podcast will focus on providing recent news in the Section 10, Division 12, and APA with a specific focus on news and opportunities relevant to GS and ECP, as well as spotlights on different initiatives and work being done by members of the organization (e.g. research, clinical work, professional involvement).
June 2018 Podcast
June’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features an interview with Natalia Potapova, a doctoral candidate in Washington State University’s Clinical Psychology program and the Graduate Student Representative for the APA’s Division 12, the Society of Clinical Psychology. In this interview, Natalia discusses her involvement in professional psychological organizations and the benefits of being involved in leadership as a graduate student and early career psychologist. Visit the Section 10 (http://div12sec10.org/) website for more information on the Campus Representatives program (http://div12sec10.org/?page_
January 2018 Podcast
January’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features an interview with Dr. Misha Bogomaz, the Assistant Director and Training Director of the University of North Florida’s Counseling Center. Dr. Bogomaz recently became the President of the Graduate Student and Early Career Psychologists (Section X) of the Society of Clinical Psychology. In this interview, Dr. Bogomaz discusses his education and current clinical positions, his involvement in professional organizations in psychology, and his plans for the upcoming year as president of Section 10.
November 2017 Podcast
November’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features an interview with Adam Hoffberg, MHS, research and education coordinator at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (RMIRECC). In our discussion, Adam discusses his education background, the suicide prevention efforts of the Rocky Mountain MIRECC, and the center’s podcast, Short Takes on Suicide Prevention. For more information about the RMIRECC, you can visit https://www.mirecc.va.
August 2017 Podcast
August’s episode of Emerging Psychologist provides an overview of programming offered by The Society of Clinical Psychology for graduate students and early career psychologists at the 2017 American Psychological Association Convention in Washington, D.C. For a full listing of content, you can visit http://www.apa.org/
May 2017 Podcast
May’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features news and announcements from around the American Psychological Association and beyond that are relevant to graduate students and early career psychologists in Clinical Psychology. Some highlights include upcoming conferences, grants and awards, and upcoming workshops.
April 2017 Podcast
April’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features a discussion with Dr. April Foreman (@DocForeman), a suicide prevention coordinator in the Veterans Administration Healthcare System and and co-founder of Suicide Prevention and Social Media chat, a project designed to build and spread expertise in the intersection of social media and suicide prevention. In our discussion, Dr. Foreman discusses her current career, how she got there, and her views of the important role technological advancement will play in the future of mental healthcare.
March 2017 Podcasts
This episode of Emerging Psychologist honors Black History Month by placing a spotlight on Psychologists for Black Lives, and organization of graduate students and psychologists that aims to address the mental health issues and the negative impact of racism and discrimination in the Black community. We interview Luciano Lima and Keri Kirk, two graduate students from Psy4BL, about how they came to be involved in the organization, their current activities and events, and their views of the role of psychologists and professional psychological organizations in addressing important socio-cultural issues such as racial discrimination.
March’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features a discussion with Dr. Nathaan Demers, Director of Clinical Programs with YOU at College, an organization dedicated to addressing undergraduate mental health and well-being utilizing a mobile technological platform. In our discussion, Dr. Demers discusses his educational background, the work of his organization, and harnessing technology to address the mental health and well-being needs of unique populations.
February 2017 Podcast
February’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features an interview with Dr. Herb Gingold, the President of the New York State Psychological Association, about his upcoming initiative to facilitate and support post-doctoral positions in New York and why he feels it is so important. You can find out more about NYSPA and Dr. Gingold at http://www.nyspa.org/
January 2017 Podcasts
This first episode of January for Emerging Psychologist features news and announcements from around the field that are relevant to graduate students and early career professionals in clinical psychology. This includes updates from Section 10 and Division 12 as well as upcoming webinars, conferences, awards, and calls for submission to grants and scholarly journals. Our second episode for the month will feature an interview with the President of the Society of Clinical Psychology, Dr. Michael Otto.
The second episode of January for Emerging Psychologist features an interview with the President of the Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12). Dr. Otto is a professor of psychology at Boston University and a former president of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapie. He specializes in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders. The interview provides an overview of his career, reflections and advice for graduate students and early career psychologists, his professional involvement, and his vision for Division 12 in 2017.
December 2016 Podcast
December’s episode features a graduate student spotlight on Chris Diaz, a 2nd-year doctoral student at Drexel University’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. A military Veteran and Pat Tillman scholar, Chris is interested in the cross-section between clinical and performance psychology. He is also the founder of performance psychology think tank Serve1. For a brief biography of Chris, you can visit: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/scholar/christopher-diaz-2/
November 2016 Podcast
November’s episode of Emerging Psychologist will feature news and announcements from around the APA that are relevant to graduate students and early career psychologists in clinical psychology.
October 2016 Podcast
October’s episode of Emerging Psychologist features a discussion about pre-doctoral internships and the application process with our president-elect, Dr. Kennetha Frye. Dr. Frye is a licensed psychologist in the Houston Independent School District, where she provides a range of services including crisis intervention and is responsible for the coordination and supervision of practicum students, pre-doctoral trainees, and post-doctoral fellows as well as crisis intervention with at-risk youth.
September 2016 Podcast
September’s episode of Emerging Psychologist contains announcements for graduate students and early career professionals in clinical psychology, as well as an interview with Dr. Aaron Sawyer about alternative career paths in clinical psychology. Dr. Sawyer, an early career professional, is currently a consultant and licensed clinical psychologist based out of Austin, TX with extensive experience in program evaluation and quantitative analysis.
August 2016 Podcast
August’s episode of Emerging Psychologist focuses on the 2016 APA Convention in Denver taking place from Wednesday, August 3rd to Sunday, August 7th. The first section of this episode provides a basic overview of this year’s convention as well as Section 10 and Division 12 programming and events. The second section of the episode highlights easily accessible resources to manage your attendance as well as some tips and strategies that might help you in making the most out of your convention experience.
June 2016 Podcast
This episode features news and opportunities updates from Section 10, Division 12, and the American Psychological Association as well as an interview with Dr. Jennifer Sweeton about generating additional income streams and diversifying your career as a psychologist.
May 2016 Podcast
This episode features an early career psychologist spotlight on Daniel Kaplin, PhD. Dr. Kaplin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Walden University in 2014. His dissertation explored the relationship between substance use and religiosity in the Jewish community. In addition to practicing psychotherapy part-time, he currently holds teaching positions at both the College of New Jersey and the College of Staten Island. Dr. Kaplin is also an active member in the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA), where he is an advocate for diversity issues and is a part of the initiative to grant prescriptive authority to clinical psychologists in the state of New York.
April 2016 Podcast
This podcast features Dr. Brad Karlin, current president of Division 12, the Society for Clinical Psychology, in which he talks about the division’s initiative to increase young membership.