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Nutt to receive TPA ‘Psychologist of the Year’
DENTON — Dr. Roberta Nutt,
founder and director of the doctoral counseling psychology
program at Texas Woman’s University, will be honored
Friday, Nov. 17 as the Texas Psychological Association 2006
Psychologist of the Year. The award will be presented at the
TPA Annual Convention in Dallas.
a great honor to be recognized for your work, especially when
your work truly is a labor of love,” Dr. Nutt said.
The award recognizes
Dr. Nutt for her exceptional accomplishments in teaching,
research and service, as well as her leadership abilities.
“I have good
people behind me,” Dr. Nutt said, citing her colleagues
and students. “Both students and faculty work hard and
are open to new ideas. That’s not only rewarding; it’s
research, publications and presentations have focused on gender
issues, feminist therapy, ethics and licensure and regulation.
She is past president of the Society of Counseling Psychology
of the American Psychological Association, and recently was
elected the 2007 chair of the APA’s Commission for the
Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional
Psychology. She holds diplomate status in family psychology
from the American Board of Professional Psychology. She also
serves on the Joint Designation Appeals Committee of the Association
of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, which identifies
and certifies psychology doctoral programs in the United States
Teaching, serving as an administrator and maintaining a private
practice can make for a hectic schedule, but Dr. Nutt sees
it as a good combination.
“I like the
variety in what I do,” she said. “I think practicing
psychology brings a greater depth of understanding to the
classroom and makes me a better teacher. It also keeps my
therapy skills sharp. In turn, my practice allows me to make
use of what I teach.”
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