World class psychotherapists added to APA advisory board.
Subject: Psychotherapy
Trade and professional associations (Officials and employees)
Pub Date: 05/01/2002
Publication: Name: Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association Publisher: American Psychotherapy Association Audience: Academic; Professional Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Psychology and mental health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2002 American Psychotherapy Association ISSN: 1535-4075
Issue: Date: May-June, 2002 Source Volume: 5 Source Issue: 3
Organization: Organization: American Psychotherapy Association
Geographic: Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States
Accession Number: 89812638
Full Text: The American Psychotherapy Association is marching into the future with a very strong advisory board with internationally known members. Recently, four world renowned psychotherapists were added to the board. "These four outstanding psychotherapists are a reflection of the tremendous work being done by APA," says board chairman, Michael A. Baer, Ph.D., DAPA. "Each brings a breadth of experience and knowledge that will be a benefit to each and every member of our association."

Meet the newest members of APA's Executive Advisory Board:

Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., FAPA

Marsha Linehan is a professor of psychology, adjunct professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington and Director of the Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics, a consortium of research projects developing new treatments and evaluating their efficacy for severely disordered and multi-diagnostic populations. Her primary research is in the application of behavioral models to suicidal behaviors, drug abuse and borderline personality disorder.

She has received several awards recognizing her clinical and research contributions, including the Louis I. Dublin Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Suicide and the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, American Psychological Association, as well as awards for Distinguished Research in Suicide (American Foundation of Suicide Prevention), Distinguished Contributions to the Practice of Psychology (American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology), Distinguished Contributions for Clinical Activities (Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy) and Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology (Society of Clinical Psychology, American Psychological Association). She is the past president of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychopathological Association and a diplomat of the American Board of Behavioral Psychology.

She is founder of the Behavioral Technology Transfer Group. With them she is actively involved in developing effective models for transferring efficacious treatments from the research academy to the clinical community.

She has written three books, including two treatment manuals: Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder and Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. She serves on a number of editorial boards, and has been published extensively in scientific journals.

Cloe Madanes, Ph.D., FAPA

Cloe Madanes is recognized internationally as an innovator in both family and brief therapy. She has written five books that are classics in the field: Strategic Family Therapy; Behind the One-Way Mirror, Sex, Love, and Violence The Secret Meaning of Money; and The Violence of Men. Dr. Madanes is Director of the Family Therapy Institute of Washington D.C., Director of the Robbins-Madanes Center for Strategic Intervention in La Jolla, Calif., Director of Training for Alternative Behavioral Services in Norfolk, Va. and Director of the Family Therapy Center of Maryland. She offers workshops on therapy and the whole range of psychopathology. She has presented her work at professional conferences all over the United States, Europe and South America, and has given keynote addresses for American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, National Association of Social Workers, Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference, Erickson Foundation, California Psychological Association and many other national and international organizations. Dr. Madanes has been featured in Newsweek, Vogue, Washington Post and the Boston Globe. Her books have been translated in over 10 languages, and she has won several awards for distinguished contribution to psychology, including a Doctorate in Humane Letters, honoris cause from the University of San Francisco, Distinguished Contribution to Psychology award from the California Psychological Association and an Egner Foundation Award for Distinguished Contribution in the fields of Psychology, Anthropology and Philosophy from the University of Zurich in Switzerland.

Insoo Rim Berg, M.S.S.W., FAPA

A native of Korea, Insoo balances her heritage with Western scientific training in her clinical practice and teaching. She is the Executive Director of Brief Family Therapy Center in Milwaukee, and is a co-developer of the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy model. As a prolific writer she has published eight highly acclaimed books in 10 years. Her most recent books include Tales of Solutions; Building Solutions in Child Protective Services and Interviewing for Solutions. She has conducted seminars and workshops on Brief Therapy all around the world including the United States, Japan, Germany, Israel, Hong Kong, Korea, Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden, among other places. She serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Family Psychology and Counseling Series, Families in Society and Family Process. She also is active in such organizations as the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Wisconsin Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, National Association of Social Workers and European Brief Therapy Association.

Peggy Papp, M.S.W., CSW, FAPA

Peggy Papp, CSW, is a supervising faculty member of the Ackerman Institute for the Family and founder and director of Ackerman's Depression and Gender project.

In this project, a model was created that recognized the role gender plays in depression. Using this model with a group of previously hospitalized patients and their spouses, the need for subsequent hospitalization was eliminated in 90 percent of the cases.

Ms. Papp, an internationally renowned therapist, is the author of numerous articles and books on family therapy with an emphasis on gender and power. Her publications have been translated into many languages. She has also presented extensively in Europe, Japan, Argentina and Israel.

Peggy Papp has received many honors and awards for her work. She was the recipient of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's Lifetime Achievement Award, and has been honored by the American Family Therapy Academy for her pioneering work on The Women's Project for Family Therapy.

In addition to her Ackerman affiliation, Ms. Papp has a private practice in family therapy in New York City.
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