Erica H. Wise, PhD, Re-Elected to National Register of Health Service Psychologists Board of Directors


December 16, 2015 (Washington, D.C.)—At its November meeting, the National Register Board of Directors re-elected Erica H. Wise, PhD, to a four-year term beginning January 1, 2016. She has served as Secretary of the Board since 2013.

Dr. Wise is Clinical Professor and Director of the Psychology Training Clinic for the Department of Psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill. She teaches doctoral level courses that focus on clinical theory and practice, ethics, and diversity. She is a former chair of the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee and the North Carolina Psychology Board. Dr. Wise is a frequent presenter and consultant on ethical issues in clinical psychology. Her professional interests include education and training, psychotherapy outcome research, and applications of ethics and self-care in academic and professional practice settings.

In response to her re-election, Dr. Wise remarked, “I am deeply honored to have been re-elected to serve a second term on the National Register Board. My primary goal is to support the competence and sustainability of psychology practice during these times of change and challenge in the health care work place. I am also very committed to supporting the relevance of the National Register for early career psychologists to ensure viability into the future.”

Current Chair of the Nominating Committee for the Board of Directors, Sarah Shelton, PsyD, commented on the selection process, “Erica has been an amazingly positive influence on the Board. Beyond her publications and presentations on behalf of the National Register, she is a reasoned and thoughtful presence in our Board deliberations. She has been instrumental in our pivot towards increased advocacy and focus on social justice issues. We are delighted to welcome Dr. Wise to another term on the Board of Directors.”

Dr. Wise has been credentialed by the National Register since 1992.

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