The revised APA PsycTherapy® Teaching Guide was developed to provide insight into the content and features of the recently relaunched APA PsycTherapy. Faculty can harvest ideas on how to teach and train students on over 100 therapeutic approaches covering over 200 topics including addiction recovery, grief, life satisfaction, and more.
In April, we added 36 new videos to PsycTHERAPY®, our database of streaming psychotherapy videos. This collection allows users to observe psychotherapy techniques as they are put into practice by master practitioners. It now includes 431 videos, in which 245 different presenting issues are discussed.
Dr. Candice M. Monson leads a couples therapy session.
PsycTHERAPY® is APA’s database of streaming psychotherapy videos, allowing users to observe psychotherapy techniques as they are put into practice by master practitioners. The videos cover a variety of presenting issues and therapy topics, such as anxiety and self-perception, and include an assortment of well-known therapists working with individuals, couples, and families. The database enables graduate students, educators, and practitioners to see the therapeutic approaches and techniques they’ve read about come to life. Currently, PsycTHERAPY contains nearly 400 videos, with an update scheduled for April that will bring the total number available to 430.
Over the course of 2015, we talked to educators about how they are making use of PsycTHERAPY. In doing so, we encountered faculty who were using the database in ways we never could have imagined. The PsycTHERAPY Teaching Guide, released in the fall, is the result of conversations with these faculty. The book features a series of exercises, including step-by-step instructions, for using PsycTHERAPY with students, in clinical supervision settings, psychotherapy researcher training, and more. Continue reading →