Michael A Sayette

Michael A. Sayette, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Western Psychiatric Center and Clinic. He is also a member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute's faculty, as well as the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University's Center for the Neural Bases of Cognition. Dr. Sayette has mostly published in the field of substance misuse, focusing on the development of psychological theories of alcohol and cigarette use. The American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology have all named Dr. Sayette as a Fellow. He has received the University of Pittsburgh's Provost's Award for Achievement in Mentoring, as well as the Society of Clinical Psychology's (APA Division 12) Toy-Caldwell-Colbert Award for Outstanding Educator in Clinical Psychology.

He has worked on grant review study sections for the National Institutes of Health and is a member of the editorial boards of many periodicals. He has also worked as an associate editor for the journals Journal of Abnormal Psychology and Psychology of Addictive Behaviors. Dr. Sayette is the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, where she also oversees clinical psychology graduate admissions. He's given talks on how to apply to graduate school at universities across North America and Europe.

John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Center of Scranton. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. The International Society of Clinical Psychology, the American Psychological Association (APA) Division of Psychotherapy, and the Society for the Study of Psychotherapy Integration have all chosen him as president. Dr. Norcross has produced or edited multiple books, including Leaving It at the Office, Second Edition: A Guide to Psychotherapist Self-Care and Insider's Guide to Graduate Schools in Clinical and Counseling Psychology: 2020/2021 Edition, which has over 400 scientific papers. He has received the American Psychological Association's Outstanding Career Contribution to Education and Training Award, the Carnegie Foundation's Pennsylvania Professor of the Year Award, and the American Psychological Foundation's Rosalee Weiss Award, and is a member of the National Academies of Practice.

Dr. Norcross has lectured and conducted workshops in over 30 countries.