Asking for help as an ECP

SOS: Asking for Help as an ECP

Courtney McCuen-Wurst, PsyD, LCSWLicensed PsychologistUniversity of Pennsylvania To say this past year has been rough is an understatement.  As an early career psychologist, working from home and monitoring a seven year old during virtual schooling and a three year old ball of energy, I have certainly had my moments of insanity.  I have learned a lot about myself with the biggest lesson being that I … Continue reading SOS: Asking for Help as an ECP

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Insomnia Assessment and Treatment is an Essential Competency for Health Psychologists

Jessee R. Dietch, PhDAssistant ProfessorSchool of Psychological Science, Oregon State University Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, and its prevalence may be on the rise (Pandey & Phillips, 2015). Insomnia symptoms are experienced by between 30-50% of the general population (Ellis et al., 2012). The prevalence of chronic insomnia, defined by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, and associated daytime functioning impairments occurring … Continue reading Insomnia Assessment and Treatment is an Essential Competency for Health Psychologists

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Developing a Workplace Ally: From Friendship to Social Justice

Krithika Malhotra, PhDMargaret Smith, MDUniversity of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health This is a story of allyship, friendship, and how collaborative relationships can change the systems in which we practice. It emphasizes the meaning of connection, being open to different perspectives and moving toward shared values and goals. This is a story of two women of color, from different cultures … Continue reading Developing a Workplace Ally: From Friendship to Social Justice

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What’s Inside

Valeria Martinez-Kaigi, PhD, MS Clinical Health Psychologist Spine Wellness Center Ayer Neuroscience Institute Institute of Living, Hartford Healthcare  Welcome to the Spring Issue of The Health Psychologist! From tips on how to talk to your supervisor about workload to available training on cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia- this issue is all about you! In this issue you will read about how you can improve your work-life … Continue reading What’s Inside

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VOTE: 2021 Society for Health Psychology Candidate Statements

The next SfHP Election of Officers will take place from approximately April 15-May 31, 2021. SfHP Full and Fellow members for 2021 are eligible to vote (affiliates and students are ineligible to vote). Ballots will be issued electronically through the APA Elections Office. Reminders to vote will also be posted on the SfHP listservs and included in the “Update for 38.” Eligible members who do … Continue reading VOTE: 2021 Society for Health Psychology Candidate Statements

Member-at-Large: Stephanie L. Fitzpatrick, PhD

I am happy to accept the nomination for Member-at-Large within one of my primary professional homes, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP). I am a Senior Investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research and my research focuses on embedding behavioral interventions for obesity and chronic disease management in clinical care settings while also addressing health-related social needs. Since 2011 I have been an … Continue reading Member-at-Large: Stephanie L. Fitzpatrick, PhD