SCP News & Blog

Feb 5, 2024

The Influence of Spiritual Diversity in the Workplace: A DEIA Perspective

  Dr. Ryan Warner, Advocacy Domain Lead, interviewed Drs. Lacey Farrow and Tonya Armstrong about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives within SCP and their upcoming conference workshop session. This workshop will explore effective strategies for incorporating spiritual awareness in professional settings as consulting psychologists.

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Jan 29, 2024

Inclusivity Begins with the Self Using Groups to Identify and Explore White Supremacy in Leadership

In this episode of the SCP Podcast, 2024 SCP Conference Co-Chair Jacob Engelskirger, PsyD, interviews Christina Douyon, PhD and Amanda Weber, PhD about their pre-conference workshop entitled "Inclusivity Begins with the Self: Using Groups to Identify and Explore White Supremacy in Leadership," a session about the structures bolstering inequitable workplaces and strategies that can be used to dismantle them.

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Jan 24, 2024

Reimagining Enduring Approaches to Organizational Psychology for the Bleeding Edge of Technology

In this episode of the SCP Podcast, 2024 SCP Conference Co-Chair Jacob Engelskirger, PsyD, interviews Liz Sweigart, PhD about her concurrent session entitled "Reimagining Enduring Approaches to Organizational Psychology for the Bleeding Edge of Technology," a session about the new opportunities and challenges for organizational culture and development which have emerged with the dawn of Web3 technology.

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Jan 19, 2024

When Coaching Relationships Go Awry

  Joanie Connell and Ryan Warner interview Catherine Hambley and Doug Frost about their upcoming workshop called “When Coaching Relationships Go Awry” taking place on Thursday, February 1st at the SCP Conference in Austin, TX. If you’d like to take an introspective approach to your coaching skills, this is the workshop for you! For more info and to register, go to the SCP Conference website

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Jan 18, 2024

2024 SCP Conference – SCP President, Catherine Hambley

  Joanie Connell and Ryan Warner interview Catherine Hambley, SCP President, about what she is looking forward to most at the 2024 Annual Conference. Catherine also offers sneak peeks into keynote topics and ways to socialize and build relationships with other SCP members. For more info about the conference and to register, go to the SCP Conference page.  

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Jan 11, 2024

What do Organizational Consultants Need to Know About AI?

  Joanie Connell (presenter and host) brings co-presenters Larry Norton and Rodney Lowman on to talk about their upcoming workshop at the SCP 2024 Conference called AI in Consulting Psychology: Cautions and Opportunities. The three of them give a brief overview of the workshop format, what participants will take away from the workshop, and why they should attend. For more information and to register for the workshop click here or go to the SCP website.

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Jan 8, 2024

SCP Graduate Student Consortium

  Joanie Connell interviews Marc Sokol, SCP President Elect, about SCP’s first ever Graduate Student Consortium that will take place at the SCP Conference on February 1, 2024, in Austin, TX. Marc describes what graduate students can expect and why they should come. Spoiler: networking and career mapping are two great reasons, as well as affordability. Register at  

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Dec 20, 2023

SCP 2024 Conference Information

Joanie Connell and Ryan Warner interview Jacob Engelskirger and Shannon Jennings, SCP Conference Co-Chairs, to share highlights and important information about the SCP Conference in Austin, TX, February 1-4, 2024. Conference info: https://www.societyofconsultingpsycho... Tune in to hear a sneak preview of new and exciting offerings as well as why to come and how to register for the best price.

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Dec 6, 2023

Culturally Responsive Substance Use Treatment: A Guide for Practitioners, Students, & Organizations

Join Dr. Ryan C. Warner, Advocacy Domain Lead, as he sits down with Dr. Gabrielle Jones to explore her latest book, "Culturally Responsive Substance Use Treatment: A Guide for Practitioners, Students, and Organizations." In this engaging episode, Dr. Jones shares practical insights for consulting psychologists, emphasizing the importance of cultural responsiveness in healthcare settings.

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Nov 30, 2023

Opportunities for Peer Consultation for Organizational Consultants at SCP

Joanie Connell and Anne Hamilton interview Drs. Vicki Vandaveer and Leonard Wysocki, two esteemed Consulting Psychologists who host SCP’s Peer Consultation Series. Vicki and Len describe why organizational consultants should consider joining and/or hosting a peer consultation group.

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Nov 30, 2023

Forensic Organizational Consulting: The Role of Psychologists in Litigation Support

Joanie and Ryan interview Dr. Jay Finkelman, author of Forensic Organizational Consulting: The Role of Psychologists in Litigation Support. Jay describes the exciting world of forensic psychology and how organizational consultants can make an important impact in the justice system. He gives an overview of the book and tells how it is written for both lawyers and psychologists.

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Nov 21, 2023

Leveraging Psychometrics for Organizational Culture Transformation

  In today’s episode, Dr. Patti Weiter interviews Dr. Tommy Thomas. Dr. Thomas shares his origin story in consulting psychology – it runs in his family! He talks about the ways he uses personality psychometrics to inform culture transformation at organizational scale. Dr. Thomas discusses the value he places on the community of the Society of Consulting Psychology.

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Nov 21, 2023

Opportunities for Organizational Consultants in Renewable Energy

Joanie interviews Dr. Ian Kristic about his leadership development work at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Ian talks about the renewable energy sector, what challenges leaders face in this in this industry, and what kinds of opportunities there are for organizational consultants. If you are looking for more consulting opportunities, have an interest in renewable energy, or would like to be involved in helping the planet, listen to this episode for ideas.

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Oct 16, 2023

Opportunities for Organizational Consultants in Education

As a part of the Education series of the SCP Podcast, Joanie interviews Dr. Dorothy Kegler about how she has combined her interests in both consulting and education and what recommendations she has for other consultants who would like to apply their consulting expertise to education. She discusses opportunities in K-12 as well as higher education.

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Oct 3, 2023

Influencing Alphas

In today's episode, Dr. Rob Fazio talks to host Dr. Patti Weiter about his journey to becoming a consulting psychologist, what he is currently working on, and his history as an SCP member. He discusses his book, Bullyproof, and how to win when interacting with alpha personalities.

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