Award Ceremony for Counseling Psychologists receiving Top ABPP Awards

Dr. Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP will be honored at the APA Convention by the American Board of Professional Psychology at their Annual Convocation.  The “Distinguished Service to the Profession Award” honors a Certified Specialist whose career represents outstanding contributions to psychology by way of research, professional publications, policy development and implementation, teaching, training, or advocacy for the profession. Nominations of individuals for this award should include a description of how their work impacted the profession of psychology, including their scientific and or scholarly publication achievements, teaching or training programs, and advocacy that is not limited to activities associated with one specialty board or academy.APA15 pres address 4


Dr. Thomas Dowd, PhD, ABPP will be honored with the “Distinguished Service and Contributions to the American Board of Professional Psychology.” This award recognizes a Certified Specialist who has made significant contributions to the development and operation of the American Board of Professional Psychology by way of publications about or advocacy for board certification, involvement in ABPP administration or policy development, or other service to ABBP and its affiliated boards. The focus of this award is specifically focused on the individual’s contributions to ABPP and do not require recognition Awof a broad impact upon the profession as a whole.

Join us in honoring our colleagues at APA in Denver on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 8-10 am in the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Grand Ballroom 2, Tower Building 2nd Level, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202.

Board Certification with ABPP is both a way to strengthen your own identity as a Counseling Psychologist, and a way to strengthen the specialty of Counseling Psychology. Contact Mary O’Leary Wiley, PhD, ABPP for more information, and explore the website at

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