2011 Student Award Winners

Join Division 29 in congratulating the Student Award winners for 2011.


Donald K. Freedheim Student Development Award

Therapeutic Interventions Related to Outcome in Psychodynamic
Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorder Patients
” by Jenelle Slavin-Mulford, MA.
Work composed while in graduate school at The Derner Institute of Advanced
Psychological Studies, Adelphi University.  It is a shortened version of her


The Diversity Award

 “Challenging Stereotypes of Eating and Body Image Concerns Among College
Students: Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment of Diverse Populations”
by Dana Lea B. Nelson, M.S. Paper represents work over the last three years
during her graduate studies at Penn State.


The Mathilda B. Canter Education and Training Award

The Preliminary Efficacy of a Psychotherapist Workshop in Alliance
” by Lotte Smith-Hansen based on the empirical study she

conducted for her dissertation at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The Jeffrey E. Barnett Psychotherapy Research Paper Award

Interaction Structures Between a Child and Two Therapists in the
Psychodynamic Treatment of a Child with Asperger’s Disorder
” by Laura
Athey-Lloyd, M.S.  This work summarizes the findings of the first phase of
her dissertation completed during her fourth year in the Clinical Psychology
Psy.D program at Long Island University.