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Hours of GOOD provided by Texas Psychologists in 2016



More than 4,600 licensed psychologists in Texas work daily to provide GOOD through the profession of psychology in both their workplaces and in their communities. Texas citizens are receiving hours upon hours of GOOD from psychologists throughout the state. 
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TPA’s membership is comprised of more than 1,500 practicing psychologists and graduate students in the state of Texas. We recognize and appreciate the value that each one of our members contributes to our association.

TPA is dedicated to working on your behalf. Your support and involvement is critical in protecting and maintaining the doctoral standard for the independent practice of psychology, and the maintaining of your license to practice it. TPA is the ONLY organization fighting for legislative and regulatory processes that will allow you to continue to provide the highest-quality of mental health care.
 
Moreover, through TPA you have the opportunity to contribute to the development of your profession in many different ways—while we strive to offer the services and assistance you need to successfully grow and participate in your profession.


  

Managing distress in the aftermath of a shooting: How do you respond?

 

The Texas Psychological Association mourns with all Texans the violent events and loss of life that occurred in Dallas. Our thoughts are with all those impacted by this terrible tragedy. We offer these resources to those in need of psychological support during this difficult time.

Below is a link to some APA Help Center resources on violence, including "Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting" and "How to talk to children about difficult news and tragedies."     

2016 Annual Convention: The Good Psychologists Do

Plan to join us in Austin at the Westin-Domain, November 10-12

 

This year's programming theme is The Good that Psychologists Do. Highlights: Keynote speaker Dr. Peggy McIntosh, and invited speakers Dr. Katherine Nordal, and Dr. Colt Meier.


The complete convention schedule is now available. Check out what this year's program has to offer. Additionally, you can already register and make your hotel reservations at the Westin-Domain. 

 

Are we redefining psychology? Progress Update + TPA Proposed Definition

 

As anticipated, the Serafine v. Branaman ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has sparked a lot of dialogue regarding free speech and the over-broad definition of psychology in Texas’ psychology licensing act. TPA continues in its efforts on your behalf to protect your license, your profession, and the public.

In April we assured you we were working with all stakeholders involved, and we haven’t stopped. Below is a brief update of case-related activities since the ruling.

 

 




  

 

Member Spotlight:
The Good Psychologists Do

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Katie Sardone, Ph.D.

Dr. Sardone has been involved with the promotion of the physical and mental well-being of children and their families at academic, clinical, and service levels throughout her career. Following her doctoral training at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Sardone completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Medical Center Dallas where she specialized in providing behavioral health intervention to children and families managing medical, developmental, and emotional disorders.  Dr. Sardone has continued this line of work in her clinical practice working with parents and children, as well as in her faculty appointment at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the Family and Community Medicine and Psychiatry Departments. READ MORE

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