Monday, September 24, 2012
APA Launches Psychotherapy Awareness Initiative
This morning APA launched the Psychotherapy Awareness Initiative to the public and media. A multimedia press release with the embedded video series, Psychotherapy: More Than a Quick Fix, was sent over the news wires across the U.S. Additionally, new resources are available on the Psychology Help Center including Understanding Psychotherapy and How It Works and an updated Talk to a Psychologist brochure. See Quick Links below.
Press release on APA website "Has Psychotherapy Taken a Back Seat to Medication," http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2012/09/psychotherapy.aspx
Psychology Help Center landing page: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/. This is sort of a portal to all the psychotherapy materials including the videos.
Psychotherapy Works! page: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/psychotherapy-works.aspx
Understanding psychotherapy and how it works: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/understanding-psychotherapy.aspx
Blog post from Dr. Katherine Nordal, http://www.yourmindyourbody.org/5-reasons-you-should-choose-psychotherapy/
Talk to a Psychologist brochure (online version): http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/talk.aspx
Order FREE print copys of Talk to a Psychologist brochure: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/brochure-request.aspx
(APA members can order Talk brochures packets of 50 for FREE. Bulk supply of Talk brochures were mailed to SPTA executive directors last week with template labels so SPTAs can add their information to the back of the brochure.)