The Fordham Graduate School of Education will host the regional group meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Society for Psychotherapy Research that will feature discussions on new interventions and training and assessment in psychotherapy on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Lincoln Center campus.

More than 60 psychotherapy researchers from universities and hospitals in the mid-Atlantic region will present research on topics ranging from assessing psychotherapy outcomes to spirituality in the psychotherapy process. The meeting is chaired by Jairo N. Fuertes, Ph.D., Magis associate professor of education at Fordham.

Charles J. Gelso, Ph.D., professor of counseling psychology at the University of Maryland, will deliver the keynote address. Gelso, who is an expert in the client-therapist relationship, is the co-author of The Psychotherapy Relationship: Theory, Research, and Practice (Wiley, 1998), and editor of the journal Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, and Training. His speech is titled “Real Relationship: The Hidden Dimension of Psychotherapy.”

Charles J. Gelso, Ph.D. Photo courtesy of the University of Maryland

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