Therapist Affect Phobia Study

Kristin A.R. Osborn Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Kristin A. R. Osborn, LMHC, LPCC is an internationally recognized psychotherapist, researcher, author, Associate in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and appointed Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. Kristin is a Trainer and Advisor to The Kaizen Brain Center in LaJolla, CA offering her in-depth experience to serve Veterans and Active Duty Military. She is also Chief of Training and Organizational Consulting at Strategic Psychotherapeutics, LLC in Glastonbury, CT. She is an acclaimed trainer conducting workshops on Affect Phobia Therapy (APT), depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and physician self-care.

Katie Aafjes-van Doorn DClinPsy, Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

Katie Aafjes-van Doorn, DClinPsy completed her doctorate at University of Oxford and is now an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at Ferkauf Graduate School, Yeshiva University in New York. She is a psychotherapy researcher and clinician and functions as associate editor for the journal of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. She is also a psychoanalytic fellow at the American Psychoanalytic Association and active on several research committees.

Chip Cooper Associate professor of Psychology

Joseph Cooper, PhD LPC is an Associate professor of Psychology in the Department of Counseling at Marymount University in Arlington, VA and former faculty member and co-chair of the Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Training Program (ISTDP) at the Washington School of Psychiatry.

Jonathan Egan

Jonathan Egan Deputy Director - Doctor of Psychological Science Programme

Dr Jonathan Egan is the Deputy Director of the Doctor of Psychological Science Programme in Clinical Psychology at the National University of Ireland in Galway.He has researched care-giver burden and burnout in professional therapists and non-professionals care-givers since 2000.

The Therapist Affect Phobia Study is designed to assist trainees in their personal and professional development as clinician/researchers. Trainees are not required to participate in the study, but we’ve found that most trainees find the process beneficial to their overall training experience. We are pleased we have been able to present on the initial data from these CORE-training surveys in Boston during the last IEDTA conference, and that we’ll continue to collect data to be able to show long-term changes in therapists over time. We are looking forward to presenting the data of the next two years in Venice in 2021.

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