SPR Newsletter January 2017

SPR Society for Psychotherapy Research

President's Message

J. Christopher Muran
"Our Future"
Happy New Year, SPR! As we look forward, I’d like to highlight our efforts to support our young scholars. At our last Executive Council meeting, the EC voted to significantly increase our financial support of our International Student Awards program. We also established a new Emerging Scholars program with matching funds from Taylor & Francis, which I’d like to describe in more detail here:

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SPR’s 48th Annual Meeting June 21-
24, 2017: Conference News

Jeanne Watson
We look forward to welcoming you to Toronto for the International Society for Psychotherapy Research’s 48th Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the University of Toronto’s Victoria College. This is the site of one of Toronto’s oldest Universities – a lovely campus consisting of a mix of modern and old Victorian buildings around a verdant and shady quadrangle.

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Program Committee Report

Paulo PP Machado
On behalf of the program committee, I would like to express our appreciation to all of you who submitted papers, posters, discussions and panels for the international SPR conference to be held in Toronto, June 21-24, 2017. We were impressed by your responsiveness to our call & believe that we will be able to design a program that reflects the intellectual richness of our organization. We received more than 600 proposals and over 1200 people have submitted proposals.

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Tali Boritz

Communication Committee Update

Tali Boritz
Happy New Year from all of us on the (new) Communications Committee! The ComCom is entering an exciting new time, welcoming new members and a new focus for our activities. We will soon be rolling out a new webinar series, to launch early in 2017. Stay posted for an announcement of our inaugural webinar of 2017!

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Psychotherapy Research: Some recent milestones

Wolfgang Lutz and Jeffrey A. Hayes
The development of the journal is going very well. The submission of new manuscripts is continuously increasing and, in November, we had already reached an all-time high of 223 new submissions in one calendar year. In comparison, there were 95 submissions in 2002, 134 in 2005, in 2008 when we moved from five to six issues a year we had 161 and in 2015 we had 218 submissions.

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Membership Renewal

Early Bird ends January 15, 2017
Please renew your membership for 2017 - reduced Early Bird rates end January 15.
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Additional News

Upcoming Events
12th Latin American Psychotherapy Research Meeting – SPR-LA, 10/20-22/2016.
2016 NASPR Chapter Meeting, 11/17-19/2016.
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