UB Psychologist Jack C. Anchin Named Fellow of American Psychological Association

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UB psychologist Jack C. Anchin has been named an American Psychological Association Fellow.

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The American Psychological Association (APA), the 150,000-member professional association of psychologists in the United States, recently named Jack C. Anchin, PhD, of Amherst, clinical associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University at Buffalo, an APA Fellow.

The fellowship is a rare honor, the highest bestowed by the organization upon those who have made outstanding, distinguished and sustained contributions to the field of psychology on a national or international level.

Anchin conducts a private psychotherapeutic practice in Snyder focused on individual adult psychotherapy and couples therapy and the application of integrated psychotherapeutic approaches that emphasize the interpersonal-psychodynamic core.

At UB he provides clinical supervision to doctoral students in the clinical psychology program and serves on doctoral students' clinical comprehensive committees.

'The fellowship is quite an accomplishment for Jack," says Stephen Tiffany, PhD, Empire Innovation Professor in the Department of Psychology at UB and director of the university's clinical psychology program, "and one of which he deserves to be very proud.

"He is a great asset to us at UB because, despite his large clinical practice, he donates a tremendous amount of time to working with our students. Our program philosophy encourages students to become practicing scientists as well as clinical psychologists," Tiffany says, "and Jack Anchin models those values exceptionally well."

Anchin is the lead editor with noted psychotherapist Donald Kiesler, of the seminal volume "Handbook of Interpersonal Psychotherapy" (Pergamon Press, 1982, 1987), a classic in its field that continues to be widely cited in the field of clinical psychology research.

His most recent research focuses on the pursuit of a unifying paradigm for psychotherapy, the analysis of integrative theories and the application of evidence-based interpersonal psychotherapy to the treatment of personality disorders.

He is associate editor of the APA's Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, for which he has guest-edited two issues, and serves on the editorial board of the APA journal Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training.

Anchin is a graduate of Adelphi University and received his doctorate in 1978 from Virginia Commonwealth University. He interned at the Brown University School of Medicine and practiced in Providence, R.I., and Boston, Mass., before coming to Buffalo. He was also selected this year for inclusion in "Who's Who in America."

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB's more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

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