Barry S. Anton

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Barry S. Anton is an American psychologist. He served as the president of the American Psychological Association (APA) in 2015.

Biography[edit]

Anton earned a Ph.D. from Colorado State University. He is a distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Puget Sound and is in the private practice of clinical psychology in Tacoma, Washington.[1] He spent more than 30 years the University of Puget Sound.[2] He was the co-author of a textbook, Introduction to Clinical Psychology.[3]

In 1997, Anton received the Karl F. Heiser APA Presidential Award for Advocacy.[4] After serving on several APA task forces, Anton became president-elect in 2014 and APA president in 2015.[1] Anton said that a focus of his presidency would be future opportunities for early-career psychologists.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American Psychological Association elects University of Puget Sound professor Barry S. Anton as 2015 president". American Psychological Association. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Barry S. Anton". University of Puget Sound. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  3. ^ Brodsky, Annette; Steinberg-Oren, Susan (2008). "Clinical psychology: Insider edition". PsycCRITIQUES. 53 (28). Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  4. ^ "Karl F. Heiser APA Presidential Award for Advocacy". American Psychological Association. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Changing career landscape Is focus for Anton as APA president". Washington State Psychological Association. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.