APF/Div. 29 Early Career Award

$1,800 to recognize promising contributions to psychotherapy, psychology and Div. 29 (Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy) by a division member with 10 or fewer years of postdoctoral experience. 


Sponsors: APF ; Div. 29


This early career award was established as The Jack D. Krasner Memorial Award and first bestowed in 1981. In 2007, the Division raised $50,000 in donations, which endowed this award for administration by the American Psychological Foundation (APF). This award is now named the APF/Division 29 Early Career Award and is administered by APF. 

  • Award recipients receive an honorarium of $1,800 from APF.

  • The division also provides an award plaque to the recipient at its Awards Ceremony at the APA Annual Convention. 

For more information about Division 29, please see their website.

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  • Membership in Div. 29.

  • Be within 10 years of receipt of the doctorate.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment and achievement related to psychotherapy theory, practice, research or training.

  • Conformance with stated program goals and qualifications.

How to Apply

Nomination Requirements

Application materials include:

  • A nomination letter written by a colleague outlining the nominee's career contributions (no self-nominations are allowed).

  • A current curriculum vitae.

Submission Process

Past Recipients

Rayna D. Markin, PhD, Villanova University

Christian Webb, PhD, Harvard Medical School

Joshua K. Swift, PhD, Idaho State University


Stephanie L. Budge, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Zachary E. Imel, PhD, University of Utah


James Boswell, PhD, Boston University


Jesse Owen, PhD, University of Louisville


Andres De Los Reyes, PhD, University of Maryland at College Park


Tami Jo De Coteau, PhD, Indian Health Service


Katherine L. Muller, PsyD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Kenneth N. Levy, PhD, Pennsylvania State University


Michael J. Constantino, PhD, University of Massachusetts