SPAGS Presidents

Sharon Nelson Sharon Nelson
Adam Natoli Adam Natoli
Crista Maracic Crista Maracic
Emily Dowgwillo Emily Dowgwillo
Ryan Marek Ryan Marek
Michael Roche Michael Roche
Christy Denkla Christy Denkla
Katherine Thomas Katherine Thomas
J. D. Smith J. D. Smith
Aidan Wright Aidan Wright
Christopher Hopwood Christopher Hopwood
Martin Sellbom Martin Sellbom
Years of Service President
2019-2020 Sharon Nelson
2018-2019 Adam Natoli
2017-2018 Crista Maracic
2016-2017 Emily Dowgwillo
2015-2016 Ryan Marek
2014-2015 Michael Roche
2013-2014 Christy Denkla
2012-2013 Katherine Thomas
2011-2012 J. D. Smith
2010-2011 Aidan Wright
2009-2010 Christopher Hopwood
2008-2009 Martin Sellbom

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Ask your favorite personality assessor what the biggest personality assessment convention is, and he/she will tell you it's the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment. Ask him/her what the best personality assessment convention is, and he/she will tell you it's the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment, held every March in a different city.

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How Therapeutic Assessment Works: Theory and Techniques - Presented by Stephen E. Finn, PhD. In this webinar, Dr. Stephen Finn, the main developer of Therapeutic Assessment, will explain the techniques of TA and how they relate to TA’s underlying theory of client change. This session is particularly suited to those who are new to TA, including graduate students, or who wish to deepen their understanding of its therapeutic mechanisms.

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