April 2017 – Vol. 27, No. 1

April 2017 – Vol. 27, No. 1


President’s Column
Craig Parks, Ph.D.

President-Elect’s Column
Giorgio Tasca, Ph.D.

Editor’s Column
Tom Treadwell, Ed.D., T.E.P, CGP and Leann Terry Diederich, Ph.D.


Division 49 Candidates

Call for Nominations for Group Dynamics Editor Position


Tribute to Joseph P. Powers, Ph.D.
Phillip Speiser, PhD, LMHC

Div49 APA Convention Program Co-Chairs
Martin Kivlighan Ph.D. and Debra  O’Connell, Ph.D.


Awards & Grants

Professional Contributions Awards & Student Awards

Dissertation Award
Dick Moreland, Ph.D.

2017 APF/APA Travel Grants
Jean Keim, Ph.D.

2017 APF/APA Group Psychology and Psychotherapy Grants
Jean Keim, Ph.D.


Group Psychotherapy Column
Tevya Zukor, Ph.D.

Prevention Corner
Elaine Clanton Harpine, Ph.D.

Notes from the North: History of Experiential Groups in Canada
Kasra Khorsani, Ph.D.

Early Career Psychologists 

Early Career Psychologist Task Force
Misha Bogomaz, Psy.D.


 Brief Articles

Explaining Therapeutic Change in Residential Wilderness Therapy Groups
Lee Gillis, Ph.D. & Keith Russell, Ph.D 

Running Psychoeducational Groups: Ideas for Early Career Psychologists
Sean Woodland, Ph.D.

Committee Reports

Division 49 Mid-Winter Board Meeting
Joe Miles, Ph.D.

Group Specialty Council
Nina Brown, Ed.D.

Council of Representatives Report
Sally Barlow, Ph.D.

Finance Report
Amy Nitza, Ph.D.

Diversity Committee
Joe Miles, Ph.D.

Other Information

2017 Webinar Series

Special Issue – International Journal of Group Psychotherapy

Canadian Group Psychotherapy Update

Program Innovation Grant

Psychology Day United Nations