Check out what SCPA Members have been talking about!

  • August 14, 2022 - Patricia Pitta, Ph.D., ABPP was quoted in this Newsday article about a 62-year-old man who was given up for adoption at birth and recently reunited with his 91-year-old birth mother.
  • June 16, 2022 - Deena Abbe, Ph.D. was part of a 7 On Your Side Investigation that aired during the 5 o'clock news program, regarding anxiety and depression that children are struggling with, as a result of school violence.
  • March 3, 2022 - Deborah Serani, Psy.D. wrote this Op-Ed piece regarding President Biden's plan to address mental health in the American Rescue Plan

  • January 19, 2022 - Deborah Serani, Psy.D. was quoted in this Healthline article examining Americans' belief that life will never be "normal" again post-COVID.
  • 2021 - Kristan Baker, Psy.D. wrote a book chapter entitled "Navigating Group Dynamics in Grad School" for the book Thriving in Graduate School: The Expert's Guide to Success and Wellness, edited by Arielle F. Shanok and Nicole Benedicto Elden (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2021). Dr. Baker explained her chapter: "One of the most important lessons you will learn in graduate school is that you must learn how to navigate interpersonal and group dynamics. As you approach your graduate school experience, it is a good time to take a look at your interpersonal toolbox and see what you have, and what you might need, to aid you on this journey. Topics covered in this chapter include: Understanding how family dynamics, family roles, as well as interpersonal needs, can play a part in how you interact with others; understanding how comfortable and confident you are with competition; recognizing the rewards and challenges of standing out and fitting in your program; identifying some common challenging group dynamics and tips for how to manage them." Click here to purchase the book.
  • 2019 - Valentina Stoycheva, Ph.D. co-authored a book with Joel Weinberger, Ph.D. entitled The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice. Dr. Stoycheva described the book: "Weaving together state-of-the-art research, theory, and clinical insights, this book provides a new understanding of the unconscious and its centrality in human functioning. It was the winner of the American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis Book Prize (Theory)." Click here to purchase the book.