BLENDING SCIENCE AND PRACTICE
Presenter: David Tolin, Ph.D., ABPP, is the founder and director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living, and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. He is Past-President of APA Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology). Dr. Tolin oversees an outpatient clinic and treats patients, while maintaining an active research program funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Overview: We will discuss ways for practicing psychologists, particularly those in early career, to blend scientific and clinical activities. These include consuming relevant research, making empirically-informed treatment decisions, contributing to the scientific literature, and adopting an empirical approach to treatment.