Kristin A. R. Osborn
Kristin A. R. Osborn
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Kristin A. R. Osborn LMHC is a licensed mental health counselor and was trained by- and then trained others on behalf of Leigh McCullough, PhD, founder of Affect Phobia Therapy (APT). She founded the Certified APT™-Training Program in 2009 and presents internationally, offering ongoing training in Boston, London, Stockholm and Amsterdam. She is a lecturer (part-time) in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is the Director of HMS Psychotherapy Research Program and has recently launched a research study on therapist affect phobia and its impact on patient outcome. Her passion is teaching clinicians how to integrate research in their clinical training and she developed the ATOS-Therapist Scale, Accessibility Scale, Congruent/Incongruent Scale and the Control Mastery Scale, which are featured in her book, Paraverbal Communication in Psychotherapy: Beyond the Words, Rowman & Littlefield (2016) Kristin is President Emeritus of the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA), on the advisory board of Stockholms Akademi for Psychkoterapiutbildning (SAPU) and AffectFokus and a member of the continuing education faculty at William James College and RINO-Noord Holland.
She has published articles and chapters on training clinicians including, Learning how to rate video-recorded therapy sessions: A Practical Guide for Trainees & Advanced Clinicians, Psychotherapy Journal (2011); On-line Supervision in Affect Phobia Therapy, Using Technology to Enhance Counselor Supervision, AmericanPsychological Association (2016); and Creating Change Through Focusing on Affect: Affect Phobia Therapy, Working on Emotions in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:
Techniques for Clinical Practice, Guilford Press (2014). To learn more about Kristin and her work, go to www.affectphobiatherapy.com.
-Donovan, J., Osborn, K;, & Rice, S., Paraverbal Communication in Psychotherapy: Beyond the Words, Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
-Leigh McCullough, Nat Kuhn, Stuart Andrews, Jonathon Wolf,
Amelia Kaplan, and Cara Lanza Hurley, Treating Affect
Phobia: A Manual for Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy,
Guilford Books, 2003
– Leigh McCullough, Changing Character: Short term-Anxiety-regulating Psychotherapy for Restructuring Defenses, Affect and Attachment, Basic Books,1997
Kristin Osborn, video segments from psychotherapy sessions