Alaska Licensed Psychologist Jennifer Beathe, PsyD, Receives National Register Award for Excellence in an Early Career Psychologist
July 27, 2011, Washington, DC - - The National Register of Health Service Psychologists (National Register) Board of Directors today announced the winner of its award for early career psychologists. Jennifer Beathe, PsyD, of Anchorage, AK, was named winner of the 2011 Judy E. Hall, PhD, Early Career Psychologist Award. The award is named for the National Register's current Executive Officer, Judy E. Hall, PhD, and recognizes excellence in a nationally credentialed psychologist with less than ten years of postdoctoral experience.
According to Dr. Hall, "The National Register Board of Directors was equally impressed with Dr. Beathe’s career accomplishments; focus on veteran populations, and proposal to devote the funds associated with the award to providing group counseling sessions for military personnel and veterans in Anchorage, Alaska. The Board was delighted to present this prestigious award to such a deserving early career psychologist."
Dr. Jennifer Beathe is a licensed clinical psychologist and a fellowship trained specialist in the assessment and treatment of PTSD and co-occurring disorders. She recently served as the PTSD and Substance Use Disorder Specialist for the VA Pacific region, implementing evidence based treatment for concurrent PTSD and substance use disorders. Dr. Beathe consults with organizations internationally about strategic trauma response and evidence based treatment modalities for traumatized populations, including emotion regulation skills training interventions and Seeking Safety treatment. Dr. Beathe received her PsyD in clinical psychology in 2005 from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine in 2006.
Dr. Beathe has been credentialed by the National Register since September, 2009.
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The National Register is the largest credentialing organization for psychologists. The independent, non-profit organization was created in 1974 with the help of the American Psychological Association and the American Board of Professional Psychology. Today, the National Register is the leading source of information on nationally credentialed psychologists in health care. Psychologists who are awarded national registrant status have achieved the highest educational and professional standards in health care. Early career psychologists can accumulate the necessary credentials during their training so that when they apply for a license to practice, they also are ready to become registrants of the National Register. It is the only independent, credentialing body with a national level standard for verifying education and training qualifications, licensing, and ethical standards with more than 12,000 doctoral level psychologists in its database. The National Register is relied upon by the health care industry, state and provincial licensing boards, and consumers. National Register also provides this valuable information to consumers as a free referral service to top quality psychologists at www.findapsychologist.org.