Congratulations, Christine A. Treece, Psy.D, LMHC, Antioch University Seattle!

2019-05-11T22:51:54+00:00

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating Christine A. Treece in the successful completion of their dissertation: Psychologists’ Use of a Dog in Psychotherapy: A Therapeutic Exploration   This study was an in-depth exploration of licensed psychologists’ experiences with bringing their dogs to work. Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis was used, and nine primary themes were identified. [...]

Congratulations, A. Ianto West, Ph. D, Antioch University Seattle!

2019-04-20T01:39:48+00:00

Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating A. Ianto West in the successful completion of their dissertation: Avoiding Unhelpful Responses: A Proposed Theoretical Measure of Readiness to Work With Transgender Clients   My project was about improving the quality of transgender care. As an underserved population, it is important that we do a good job. Many [...]

Specific Guidelines for Enhanced Readability

2019-04-04T16:56:04+00:00

State your purpose explicitly. Make your issue very clear. Make the topic of each section and paragraph visually prominent. Use headings and subheadings appropriately and correctly Place topic sentences in the beginning of paragraphs Maintain the topic in the reader’s mind by referring to it frequently Readers (especially with lengthy, dense material) prefer an [...]

WEX Editors on Common Errors Seen in Dissertations

2019-03-18T04:56:38+00:00

We’ve asked the WEX editors about the common APA errors they’re seeing in dissertations and have created this list in the hopes writers might have an advantage in self-editing their dissertations. Here we go:   Table of Contents: Inconsistent wording from the heading in the text Incorrect representation of heading levels Incorrect pagination and/or margins [...]

On Writing Dissertations

2019-03-20T20:51:07+00:00Tags: |

From the Director’s Desk: Writing a dissertation is a daunting enterprise: it’s the most in-depth researching and writing enterprise of your academic program.  Its chapters & their purposes can be unfamiliar and the pressure to “validate” can be enormous. It can also intimidate just by its “book-sized” length. Each of these characteristics can incite a [...]

Congratulations, Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery, PsyD., Antioch University New England!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00

WEX is proud to feature Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery, PsyD. She is one of the many talented WEX writers who utilized WEX's professional editing services to perfect her dissertation. Geoffroy-Dallery's dissertation addresses psychologists' attitudes towards inquiring about animal abuse/neglect in therapy and potentially changing APA's Ethics Code to allow reporting to animal protection or law enforcement agencies. [...]

Meet Marshall Adams, AU New England!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00

WEX is pleased to feature our doctoral clients who are engaged in research in social justice or environmental issues. Marshall Adams is one such client.  An international doctoral student at AUNE's Environmental Science program, Marshall demonstrates his commitment to sustainable forests not only in his work experience as a forest management and policy practitioner in [...]

Congratulations, David Vandegrift, Psy.D, Antioch University Seattle!

2018-11-05T17:58:01+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Congratulations, Dr. David Vandegrift! Please join The Writers’ Exchange in congratulating David Vandegrift in the successful completion of his dissertation: Lived Experience of Military Mental Health Clinicians: Provided Care to OIF and OEF Active Duty Service Members Experiencing War Stress Injury. Military clinicians operated between contradictory military and psychology ethics while providing care to OIF/OEF [...]

Congratulations, Jedidiah Savard, Psy.D, Antioch University Seattle!

2018-10-31T15:46:47+00:00

Please join The Writers' Exchange in congratulating Jedidiah Savard in the successful completion of his dissertation: Reducing Adolescent Anger and Aggression with Biofeedback: A Mixed-Methods Study My dissertation research focused on evaluating the efficacy of pairing affect recognition with daily school-based heart-rate monitoring in the pursuit of diminishing and regulating the frequency of anger and [...]

Congratulations, Tammera Cooke, Psy.D, Antioch University Seattle!

2018-07-19T02:51:00+00:00Tags: , , , |

Please join The Writers' Exchange in congratulating Dr. Tammera Cooke, PsyD, in the successful completion of her dissertation: Psychology's Struggle to Locate a Moral Vision in a Value-Neutral Framework: A Hermeneutic Perspective on Standard 3.05 of the APA Ethics Code The purpose of this study is to better understand the cultural influences reflected in and [...]