Forest Students Share Doctoral Project Findings

Bridget R. Beachy, M.A., and David E. Bauman, M.A., students of The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute who recently completed their pre-doctoral internships, were among professionals from around the world selected as presenters at the ACBS (Association for Contextual Behavioral Science) World Conference XII held June 18 – 22, 2014, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bridget and David were members of a six-person panel for the program ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) in Primary Care Medicine: Large Scale Change through Research, Teaching, and Training. Bridget and David shared findings of their research conducted as part of their doctoral projects. Per report of one attendee, Diane Ellis, Psy.D., Director of Internship Training and Clinical Training Supervisor at the Robert J. Murney Clinic at Forest Institute, Bridget’s and David’s contributions to the program drew considerable interest from the audience of medical and behavioral health professionals.