Pam Clark

Assistant Professor

AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor

 

Research: clinician resiliency and burnout, self-of-the-therapist issues, process of therapy, and disciplinary/regulatory issues

 

Teaching: Assessment, Psychopathology, and Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy

 

Statement of Interest:  My current interests focus on the practice of therapy, including co-therapy, supervision, intake and assessment, transferring clients and the impact of attachment on the process of therapy. I’m also interested in regulatory and disciplinary issues in the field of marriage and family therapy.

 

Selected Publications/Presentations:

Clark, P. (in press). PREPARE/ENRICH. The social history of the American family. Sage Publications.

Clark, P. (in press). Parent Effectiveness Training. The social history of the American family. Sage Publications.

Clark, P. & Sims, P. (in press). The practice of fee setting and collection: Implications for clinical training programs. American Journal of Family Therapy.

Clark, P. & Kimberly, C. (2014). Impact of fees among low-income clients in a training session. Contemporary Family Therapy. doi:10.1007/s10591-014-9303-9.

Clark, P., Cole, C., & Robertson, J. M. (2013). Creating a safety net: Transferring to a new therapist in a training setting. Contemporary Family Therapy. doi: 10.1007/s10591-013-9282-2

Clark, P., Robertson, M., Keen, R. & Cole, C. (2011). Outcomes of client transfers in a training setting. American Journal of Family Therapy, 39, 214-225.

Clark, P., Robertson, M., Keen, R., & Cole, C. (2010). Client retention following transfer in a training setting. Poster session at annual conference of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Atlanta, Ga.

Clark, P. (2009). Resiliency in the practicing marriage and family therapist. Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy, 35, 231-247.

Swanson, L. & Clark, P. (2008). Teachable moments: Ethical dilemmas in training marriage and family therapists. Workshop presented at the annual AAMFT conference, Memphis, TN.

Cole, C., Lux, A., Clark, P., Robertson, J. M., Fennel, B., & Parker, C. (2008). Ethical Issues in stability and change strategies in MFT. Poster session at annual conference of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Memphis, TN.

Halley, K. & Clark, P. (2006). Neurobiology, Attachment Theory, and the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy. The Palmetto Family, 26, 1.

Clark, P., Thigpen, S., & Yates, A. (2006). Integrating the older/special needs adoptee into the family system.  Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy, 32, 181-194.

Clark, P. (2005). Dropping out: Client attrition rates. The Palmetto Family, 24, 1.

Clark, P. (2005). How to develop burnout in seven steps or less. The Palmetto Family, 23, 1.