CCTC Members and Liaisons

CCTC Members

Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC)
Chair (March 2015–March 2017)

Jason Williams, PsyD, MS, ED
Director of Training
The Children’s Hospital
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Children’s Hospital
13123 E. 16th Avenue, Box B130
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (720) 777-8108
Email: jason.williams@childrenscolorado.org
Website: cctcpsychology.org

Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA)

Natasha Maynard-Pemba, PhD
President, ACCTA
Assistant Director/Training Director
University of Florida, Counseling and Wellness Center
3190 Radio Road, PO Box 112662
Gainesville, FL 32611-2662
Phone: (352) 392-1575
Email: maynpem@ufl.edu
Website: ACCTA.net

Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN)

Robert Collins, PhD, ABPP-CN
(Neuropsychology Fellowship Training Director – MEDVAMC)
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 651-0899
Email: Robert.Collins3@va.gov
Website: APPCN.org


Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC)

Allison N. Ponce, PhD
Chair, APPIC
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine – Psychiatry
Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519
Phone: (203) 974-7075
Email: allison.ponce@yale.edu
Website: APPIC.org

Association of Psychology Training Clinics (APTC)

Karen Fondacaro, PhD
President-Elect, APTC
Clinical Professor
Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center
Department of Psychology
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802) 656-2661
Email: karen.fondacaro@uvm.edu
Website: APTC.org

Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs (CCPPP)

Arlene Young, PhD, CPsych
Associate Professor, Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58350
Email: ayoung09@uoguelph.ca
Website: CCPPP.ca


Consortium of Combined-Integrated (C-I) Doctoral Programs in Psychology (CCIDPIP)

Casey Shannon, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
1165 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (718) 430-3802
Email: casey.shannon@einstein.yu.edu
Website: jmu.edu/ccidpip/

Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs (CCHPTP)

Justin Nash, PhD
Professor of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
111 Brewster Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: (401) 729-2235
Email: justin_nash@brown.edu
Website: CCHPTP.org

Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs (CCPTP)

Ayşe Çiftçi, PhD
Associate Professor
Purdue University
Department of Educational Studies
BRNG 5168, 100 N. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
Phone: (765) 494-9746
Email : ayse@purdue.edu
Website: CCPTP.org


Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs (CDSPP)

Ara J. Schmitt, PhD
Chair, CDSPP
Associate Professor
School of Education, Counseling, Psychology and Special Education
Duquesne University
G3B Canevin Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: (412) 396-1057
Email: schmitta2106@duq.edu
Website: CDSPP.net

Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs (CoPGTP)

Rebecca S. Allen, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Psychology
Alabama Research Institute on Aging
The University of Alabama
204 Osband Hall and 248A Gordon Palmer
Phone: (205) 348-7520
Email: rsallen@ua.edu
Website: COPGTP.org

Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP)

Timothy A. Cavell, PhD
Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-5800
Email: tcavell@uark.edu
Website: cudcp.us


National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP)

Lavita Nadkarni, PhD
President, NCSPP
Associate Dean
Professor / Director of Forensic Studies
University of Denver-GSPP
2450 South Vine Street, Room 224
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: (303) 871-3877
Email: lavita.nadkarni@du.edu
Website: thencspp.com/

 

VA Psychology Training Council (VAPTC)

Bernadette Pasquale, PhD
Chair, VAPTC
Director of Clinical Training
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Internship Program
Behavioral Health Service Line (116A-U)
University Drive C
Pittsburgh, PA 15240-1001
Phone: (412) 360-1290
Email: bernadette.pasquale@va.gov
Website: mentalhealth.va.gov/vaptc.asp


CCTC Liaisons, Observers, and Alternates

American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)

David R. Cox, PhD, ABPP
Executive Officer
American Board of Professional Psychology
600 Market Street, Suite 201
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: (919) 537-8031
Email: drcox@abpp.org
Website: ABPP.org

American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs (BEA)

Sharon L. Berry, PhD, ABPP
Director of Training
Department of Psychology
Children’s Hospital Clinic, 17-217
Minneapolis, MN 55404-4518
Phone: (612) 813-6727
Email: sharon.berry@childrensmn.org
Website: apa.org/ed/governance/bea/

American Psychological Association Board of Professional Affairs (BPA)

(OPEN)

Website: http://www.apa.org/practice/leadership/bpa/


American Psychological Association Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA)

(OPEN)

Website: http://www.apa.org/science/leadership/bsa/

American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (CoA)

Kathleen J. Bieschke, PhD
Head, Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Professor of Counseling Psychology
125E CEDAR Building
Phone: (814) 865-3296
Email: kbieschke@psu.edu
Website: apa.org/ed/accreditation/about/coa/

 

American Psychological Association Committee on Early Career Psychologists (CECP)

Eddy Ameen, PhD
Director, Office on Early Career Psychologists
American Psychological Association
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 216-7627
Email: earlycareer@apa.org
Website: www.apa.org/careers/early-career


Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA)

Natasha Maynard-Pemba, PhD
President, ACCTA
Assistant Director/Training Director
University of Florida, Counseling and Wellness Center
3190 Radio Road, PO Box 112662
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: (352) 392-1575
Email: maynpem@ufl.edu
Website: ACCTA.net

 

American Psychological Association Graduate Students (APAGS)

Blaire C. Schembari, MA
APAGS Member-at-Large, Education Focus
Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Psychology
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
O’Boyle Hall, Room 314
Washington, DC 20064
Phone: (202) 319-5750
Email: 95schembari@cardinalmail.cua.edu
Website: APA.org/APAGS

Academy of Psychological Clinical Science (APCS)

(OPEN)

Website: https://www.acadpsychclinicalscience.org/


Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC)

Allison N. Ponce, PhD
Chair, APPIC
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine – Psychiatry
Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street
New Haven, CT 06519
Phone: (203) 974-7075
Email: allison.ponce@yale.edu
Website: APPIC.org

 

Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)

Stephen T. DeMers, EdD
Executive Officer
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
P.O. Box 3079
Peachtree City, GA 30269
Phone: (678) 216-1175
Email: sdemers@asppb.org
Website: ASPPB.net

Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs (CDSPP)

Ara J. Schmitt, PhD
Chair-Elect, CDSPP
Associate Professor
School of Education, Counseling, Psychology and Special Education
Duquesne University
G3B Canevin Hall
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: (412) 396-1057
Email: schmitta2106@duq.edu
Website: CDSPP.net

 


Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (COGDOP)

Ashley E. Maynard, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
2530 Dole Street
Sakamaki C 400
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8414
Email: amaynard@hawaii.edu
Website: COGDOP.org

 

Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Accreditation

Stewart Madon, PhD, CPsych
Registrar, Accreditation and Ethics Officer
Canadian Psychological Association
141 Laurier Avenue West, # 702
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J3
Phone: (613) 237-2144, ext. 333
Email: smadon@cpa.ca
Website: CPA.ca

 

 

National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP)

Lavita Nadkarni, PhD
President, NCSPP
Associate Dean
Professor / Director of Forensic Studies
University of Denver-GSPP
2450 South Vine Street, Room 224
Denver, CO 80208
Phone: (303) 871-3877
Email: lavita.nadkarni@du.edu
Website: thencspp.com


National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Morgan T. Sammons, PhD, ABPP
Executive Officer
National Register of Health Service Psychologists
1200 New York Avenue, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 783-7663
Email: morgan@nationalregister.org
Website: NationalRegister.org

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)

Dennis F. Mohatt, MA
Vice President for Behavioral Health
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Mental Health Program
3035 Center Green Drive
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: (303) 541-0256
Email: DMohatt@wiche.edu
Website: Wiche.edu/mentalhealth


APA Staff

Catherine Grus, PhD
Deputy Executive Director
Education Directorate
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5961
Email: cgrus@apa.org

 

Ashima Kapur Lavelle
Assistant Director, Professional Psychology Programs
Office of Graduate and Postgraduate Education and Training
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5783
Email: akapur@apa.org