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BGSP-NJ To Become ICPS – The Institute of Counseling and Psychoanalytic Studies

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis’ New Jersey branch campus (BGSP-NJ) will be renamed The Institute of Counseling and Psychoanalytic Studies (ICPS) as of September 14, 2020. ICPS, formerly BGSP-NJ, represents a unique collaboration between Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis (BGSP) and the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis (ACAP) both virtually and in Livingston, New […]

Are Online Psychiatry And Psychotherapy The Next Frontier In Digital Health?

Post written by James Wantuck (Reposted: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2019/12/30/are-online-psychiatry-and-psychotherapy-the-next-frontier-in-digital-health/#1b5af8a563f5) In 2017, the World Health Organization declared that mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide. However, there are not enough professionals to reach the huge number of people affected, and the shortage of treatment options is only getting worse. One solution is to move mental […]

Mary Robinson, ACAP’s Board President, has been nominated by CNN as a CNN Hero.

Mary Robinson, ACAP’s Board President, has been nominated by CNN as a CNN Hero. People can vote ten times a day! Cast your vote here: https://www.cnn.com/specials/cnn-heroes/ Mary L. Robinson, MA, CT ACAP President Board of Trustees Imagine Executive Director and Founder   Mary Robinson, MA, CT, is the Executive Director of Imagine, A Center for […]

Mutual Growth in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship, Book Release

by Patricia Harte Bratt, ACAP’s Director of Development Mutual Growth in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship: Reciprocal Resilience is an essential, innovative guide for mental health professionals who listen repeatedly to stories of devastation and trauma. Moving beyond traditions that consider the clinician as existing only for the patient and not as an individual, this breakthrough model […]

Freud

Psychodynamic Therapy Revealed to be as Efficacious as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Meta-analytic study finds that psychodynamic therapy outcomes are equivalent to those of CBT and other empirically supported treatments By Zenobia Morrill   New meta-analytic data published in The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that psychodynamic therapy is just as efficacious as other empirically supported treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Psychodynamic psychotherapy comes from traditional […]

iStrive program for young autistic adults

Announcing iStrive: Where young adults, high-functioning on the autism spectrum can thrive!

Press Release Contact Person: Pat Bratt patbratt@comcast.net 973-477-9228 Lori Feigenbaum events@acapnj.org 972—629-1002   iStrive at ACAP ACAP Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis and BGSP-NJ   Announcing iStrive: Where young adults, high-functioning on the autism spectrum can thrive!   iStrive is ACAP’s new, unique Saturday program supporting young adults, high functioning on the autism spectrum, […]

Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson Elected President of the Board of the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis.

The Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis (ACAP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Robinson, MA, CT as President of the Board of Trustees. Robinson has served on the board since 2010 and has served on the Development Committee and as Chair of the Governance Committee. Robinson, a resident of Madison, is a […]

music and anxiety

How the right song can help you manage anxiety

By Andrew Littlefield Sep 2, 2018 Maya Benattar is a licensed psychotherapist in New York City. Her office looks like the typical therapist’s office — calm and quiet, comfortable seating, soothing lighting. The perfect place to work through difficult feelings of anxiety and depression. But a few items might catch your eye: a piano, drums, a guitar, […]

My Life As a Psychopath

science of us Aug. 10, 2018 By Katie Heaney The word “psychopath,” like many words associated with mental and personality disorders, is used broadly, and often incorrectly — colloquially, we might call someone who lies a lot a psychopath, just as we might call someone who texts us more frequently than we want “crazy.” The word […]