Day 2 of the #APA2018 Author Stage

We’re pleased to announce the second day of the Author Stage, a new featuring in the APA Bookstore!

You can find the post about day 1, which will be Thursday, August 9th, here. Stay tuned for next week’s post about day 3.


12 pm: Anthony Chambers, Douglas Breunlin, and Jay Lebow are three co-authors of Integrative Systemic Therapy: Metaframeworks for Problem Solving With Individuals, Couples, and Families. This book provides a comprehensive framework for individual, couple, and family therapy, and offers practical guidelines for how and when to use strategies from various therapy models.

Dr. Chambers is the chief academic officer of The Family Institute at Northwestern University, the director of the Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies, and a clinical professor of psychology at Northwestern University. Dr. Breunlin is a clinical professor of psychology and program director for the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy at The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Dr. Lebow is is editor-in-chief of Family Process and a clinical professor of psychology and a senior therapist at The Family Institute at Northwestern and Northwestern University.

2pm: Anthony Kontos will discuss his book Concussion: A Clinical Profile Approach to Assessment and Treatment, which presents a comprehensive, team-based model for assessment and treatment of concussion. This book argues that, contrary to popular belief, a one-size-fits-all approach to concussion does not work since individuals respond best to targeted interventions based on their specific clinical profile of symptoms and impairment.

Dr. Kontos is the research director for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion program, where he also directs the Concussion Research Laboratory. He is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopeadic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on neurocognitive, neuromotor, and psychological effects of concussion in sport, pediatric, and military populations.

3pm: lore dickey and Anneliese Singh will discuss their video, Affirmative Counseling With Transgender and Gender Diverse Clients. In this video, Drs. dickey and Singh explore the different dimensions of providing affirmative counseling when working with trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse clients. They are also the authors of the Division 44 Distinguished Book Award Winner Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice With Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients.

Dr. dickey is an assistant professor and doctoral training director in the department of educational psychology at Northern Arizona University. He is the founder of My Bandana Project, an online suicide prevention resource for gender diverse people and was a co-chair of the APA task force that developed the Guidelines for Psychological Pactice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. He is trained as a counseling psychologist and believes in the right to autonomy for gender diverse people. Dr. Singh is an associate professor and associate dean of diversity and equity in the college of education at The University of Georgia. She is a co-founder of the Georgia Safe Schools Coalition, which works at the intersection of heterosexism, racism, sexism, and other oppressions and founder of the Trans Resilience Project, focused on sharing transgender research findings related to resilience with transgender communities for social justice change.

All of the books will be available for 10% off our already lowered member prices. You do not need to purchase a book to attend any events at the Author Stage. We hope to see you there!

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