ACOPS
Association for COunseling Psychology Students





Fall 2017 MEETINGS:  

Tuesday, August 29th

Monday, October 2nd

Thursday, November 2nd

Wednesday, November 29th


News:

September 14, 2017: Congratulations to Betool and Erika for taking leadership positions on the SERC Student Diversity Committee!

September 7, 2017: Congratulations to those who planned a second successful Together We Can aimed at building relationships with our local law enforcement!  

April 18, 2017: Congratulations and welcome to the 2017 cohort! War Eagle!!

February 24, 2017: Congratulations to all those who finished their written comps today!!

February 17, 2017:
Big CONGRATULATIONS to Ana, Ksenyia, Daniel, Molly, and Jasmine, who applied and then all matched for internship!

January 12, 2017:
Presentation accolades!! To JB, Kayla, & Jade as well as Yuxin & Heidi for the posters they presented at APA's National Multicultural Conference and Summit (NMCS)

August 17, 2016: Welcome to the 2016 cohort! Have a great first semester!

April 12, 2016: Congratulations to the new members of the the Counseling Psych program!

March 24, 2016: Congratulations to Anne C. on her new baby boy!!

March 2, 2016: Presentations accepted for the 2016 APA convention in Denver:

Anne C., Graham M., and Shari B. will be presenting "Self-Forgiving or Self-Excusing? The Importance of Responsibility following Interpersonal Offenses" with Dr. Cornish.

Ana C., Kelly H., Haidi S., Melani L., and Anne C. will be presenting a symposium on therapist self-disclosure of personal problems to clients in session.

February 29, 2016: Way to go comps takers!! After a lot of hard work by those students prelims are officially completed for this year!!

February 27, 2016: Great job, Lauren and Erin, who, along with Joeleen of Auburn's Student Counseling Center, presented their research on suicide assessment in group therapy at AGPA!

February 18, 2016: Congratulations to Meg, Erin, Lauren, Theresa, and Shari, who succeeded in matching for internship today!!! Everybody who applied for internship from our program matched this year!!!

February 6, 2016: The ACOPS team raised $1,450 for the Children's Miracle Network through the Auburn University Dance Marathon! Thanks to everybody who participated in the event or sponsored our team. And a special shout-out to Erin and JB, who brought down the house from dancing ALL DAY LONG!!!

January 31, 2016: Congratulations to Molly for her presentation, "College Students in Recovery: Stories of Hope" at the NASPA Strategies Conference in Orlando, FL this month!

January 16, 2016: Thanks, Ksusha, for hosting the Ukrainian Christmas celebration while also bringing awareness and fundraising for those affected by the ongoing conflict in the country.

October 2015: Erin, Lauren, and Sam completed the 2015 Run to Read race to help raise funds for Jean Dean RIF (Reading is Fundamental), which elps to buy and distribute books to at-risk children across Alabama. Great job runners!!

August 19, 2015: Welcome back for a new semester, and welcome to the program, 2015 cohort! Congratulations to all who presented at the APA conference in Toronto this summer!

August 17, 2015: Please see this page for the official statement against torture taken by ACOPS in response to the recent publication of the Hoffman report. Thank you to all who contributed to this statement.

July 31, 2015:
Congratulations to Brooke, who got married today!

April 13, 2015:
Shari, Erin and Justin joined Dr. Joeleen Cooper Bhatia from the Auburn Counseling Center at the AGPA Conference in February for an outstanding workshop on assessing suicide risk in group therapy.

February 28, 2015: Congrats to all six applicants who matched for internship! And way to go everyone who took and survived comps!

February 16, 2015:
It was great to meet all the applicants over the past two weeks! Best of luck and we hope to see you next year!

February 7, 2015: Thanks to everyone who participated in our ACOPS Dance Marathon team! The team raised a whopping $671 and the event raised an amazing total of $238,035! Proceeds go to our local Children's Miracle Network hospital in Columbus, GA.

January 27, 2015:
Research accolades! To Emily for presenting at the January 2015 Multicultural Conference in ATL and to Graham, Kelly, Shari, Susha, Melani, etc. (too many to remember them all!) who all got accepted to present at the APA Conference in ACOPS Position Statement Against TortureToronto!

December 5, 2014:
First Year Graham got his Letter to the Editor published in the Monitor on Psychology!

November 8, 2014: Congrats to Erin E. on her new baby girl!

October 1, 2014: Congratulations to Amanda K. on her beautiful wedding!

September 4th, 2014: Welcome back and welcome to the new cohort! Congratulations to everyone who presented at APA this summer in Washington, D.C.

March 17th, 2014: ACOPS is excited to welcome Marilyn Cornish to the COP Faculty in Fall 2014. Congratulations to all that presented at the Counseling Psychology Conference in Atlanta, GA.

February 2014
: New Applicant Socials will be held on Feb. 9th and Feb. 16th at 6pm.

January 10th, 2014: Welcome back! Spring semester classes have begun. ACOPS meetings will be held on February 4th, March 3rd, and April 3rd at 7:00pm.

November 6th, 2013:
Check out Josh Turchan's contribution to the Student Affiliates of 17 Newsletter (see page. 33)

October 10th, 2013: Thank you for joining ACOPS in the celebration of Dr. John Dagley's career and retirement from Auburn University. Special thanks to alums Dr. Jen Moore and Dr. Shannon Dunlap for returning to Auburn for the occasion.

August 27th, 2013: Check out the new ACOPS facebook page!
Fall semester ACOPS meetings will be held on:
 Sept. 3rd, Oct. 3rd, Nov. 4th, and Dec. 3rd.
 
Summer 2013 Recap: Congratulations those who presented at APA this summer.
Good luck to all those completing internship this year!
Welcome to the 2013 cohort!
 
March 27th, 2013: Congratulations to Lauren David for having her poster "Gender Differences in Loyalty Transgressions: Who Sticks to the 'Code?'" accepted for research week!


February 25th, 2013:
Congratulations to Greg, Tenille, Courtney, Ashley, Erin, Therese, Lucy, and Chenetra on matching for internship!!! 

February 21st, 2013: Congratulations to April Scott for being featured in The Corner News! Check it out here.

January 28th, 2013
: Congratulations to Theresa Chan for her publication in the current issue of the Journal of Counseling Psychology!

January 16th, 2013: Congratulations to Courtney Clippert, Batsi Bvunzawabaya, and Dr. Pipes for having their Division 29 poster proposal accepted to present "Do Clients Want Their Therapist to Have Suffered from Their Disorder?" at the 2013 APA Convention!

January 15th, 2013: Congratulations to Emily Kerzin, Justin Puder, Joshua Turchan, and Dr. Pipes for having "Profiles of Psychologists Who List Themselves in the Psychology Today's Therapy Directory" accepted to be presented at the 2013 APA Convention!

January 10th, 2013:
  • Congratulations to Romero Huffstead for being asked to present his study, "The Therapeutic Journey Towards Eliminating Social Anxiety" at South East Research Association's (SECRA) annual conference during February 21-23rd!
  • Congratulations also to Kelly Schorling for being published in the Monitor! See her letter here.
  • Congratulations to Josh Turchan for getting engaged!
January 8th, 2013: Welcome back from the holidays. Workshops for January and February here!

November 18th, 2012:
Workshops for November and December here!

October 5th, 2012: Congratulations Josh Turchan for being selected to serve on the Student Advisory Board for Auburn University's Student Counseling Services!

September 9th, 2012:
Here are the workshops for September and October!

September 7th, 2012:  Congratulations to Erin F., Erin E., and Dr. Kluck who all got married, and to Evelyn who had a big baby boy!

August 18th, 2012: Welcome Fall 2012 cohort!

August 4th, 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Pipes for becoming a APA Fellow!

April 18th, 2012: Congratulations to Romero Huffstead for being honored by Denison University, his alma mater, for his service on the Board of Trustees when he lead his class (2008) to the highest donations in the school's history! See pictures here.

March 3rd, 2012: Congratulations to all those who matched for internship!

January 24th, 2012: Meghan Lee and Justin Puder were featured in the Monitor! Read their letters here.

January 13, 2012:
All Student biography forms are now uploaded. Check them out on the Student Biographies page.

October 13, 2011: The tailgate is on 10/16/11. Don't miss it.

April 28, 2011: 
The Auburn COP program as been accredited by APA for another 7 years!!!











2nd Annual Together We Can event, aimed at building relationships with our local law enforcement.


Jade K. Speaking talking to the news about her lead on the Together We Can event.  Great work Jade! 

JB M., Kayla P., Dr. Derald Due, Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, Dr. Melba Vasquez, and Jade K. at APA's NCMS in Portland

Presenting a poster at the NMCS in Portland

ACOPS students rocking Portland at APA's National Multicultural Conference and Summit (NMCS) after the New Year

ACOPS students at the 2016 Out of the Darkness walk

Dr. Pipes receiving 2016 Graduate Mentor Award

ACOPS members enjoying a night of painting in Auburn


   
ACOPS' Ellis B. performing on stage with some extracurricular rock

ACOPS members celebrating the 3rd annual "Friendsgiving"
in November 2015


ACOPS members after completing
the 2015 Run to Read in Opelika



   ACOPS members presenting at the 2015
APA Convention in Toronto


At the 2015 APAGS Social - Toronto

2014 Cohort enjoying lovely Chewacala State Park

Dr. Kluck and Jasmine in Disney World
Dr. Kluck and Jasmine in Disney World

2011 Cohort Fall 2014

ACOPS in the Out of Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk

ACOPS at the COP Conference - Atlanta, GA

Saying  farewell and thank you to Dr. Dagley!

APA Fellow
     ACOPS Members at APA's  2012 Convention presenting a gift to
Dr. Pipes for becoming an APA Fellow