Emily Emerson to Present at Conference

Emily Emerson, a student in the Couple and Family Therapy program in Seattle, was awarded the World Family Therapy Congress Student Scholarship for her proposed presentation to the International Family…

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For Kate Evarts, Relationships Are “The Key to Working Toward Social and Racial justice”

Kate Evarts incorporates the principles of social justice into every aspect of her work. This is a practice she has carried from her time earning a PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Antioch’s New England campus all the way to today, when she serves as Core Faculty and Director of Student Affairs in that same PsyD program.

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PsyD Students Present at Washington State Psychological Association Convention

A group of student researchers from the Seattle PsyD in Clinical Psychology presented their research at the Washington State Psychological Association Convention on October 13 and 14, 2023. They presented three posters. Two explored the topic of reproductive justice through a psychological lens. These were titled “Colonialism, Control, and Copulation: A Primer on Reproductive Justice” and “Reproductive Justice: A Phenomenological Exploration of Female Sterilization.” A third poster, “Pathways to the Therapist Paragon: A Decolonial Grounded Theory,” explored how privilege and the idea of an ideal therapist could be damaging to therapists of color and to the non-white clients of white therapists.

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Antioch University Announces New Master’s Program In School Counseling

Antioch University has launched a new low-residency degree program: an MA in School Counseling. The program, which will begin in Fall 2024, is available to students living anywhere in the nation, and it aims to address the school counselor shortage by training a new generation of school counselors whose practice is rooted in social justice and antiracist principles. The program prepares students to seek licensure/certification as school counselors, and if chosen and depending on state requirements, meet the requirements for clinical licensure.