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Kathi Borden

Antioch University New England

Dr. Borden received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and completed her APA accredited internship at Ravenswood Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Borden has interests in child, couple, and family problems and their treatment; sexual orientation and gender identity; legislative advocacy; and school consultation, particularly the potential therapeutic and social justice impact of school personnel and policies. Dr. Borden’s publications and presentations include work on mentoring; families of gender nonconforming children; women’s development; professional psychology education and training including competencies and the assessment of competence; child and parenting issues; internship issues; and program accreditation. She is serving a six-year term as Editor of the APA journal Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, for which she previously served as Associate Editor for six years. As Associate Editor, she edited special sections on LGBT parenting (August, 2014), transgender issues (February, 2015), and contemporary assessment practice (June and August, 2017). As Editor, she is coediting a special issue on substance use disorders and addictions. Dr. Borden also serves as a Consulting Editor for the APA journal Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

Dr. Borden was president of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology for 2000-2001, where she previously served as chair of the Education and Training Committee, chair of the Gender Issues Committee (now called the Women’s Issues Committee), and chair of a national conference on preparing psychology practitioners for the new millennium. Dr. Borden has served on steering committees for numerous conferences, including the 2002 Competencies Conference in Professional Psychology and the 2005 Half-time Internship Conference. She is a site visit chair for the American Psychological Association, and consults with programs across the country on program development, curriculum, leadership, program policies, and accreditation.

Dr. Borden has developed programs for parent education, school and parent consultation, and stress and coping at the Antioch Psychological Services Center, where she serves as a clinical supervisor and leads a live consultation/family therapy seminar. She is interested in integrative-interpersonal approaches to therapy. Pursuing her interest in public policy and legislative advocacy, she is the Northern New England Federal Advocacy Coordinator (FEDAC) for APA’s Education Directorate, and visits New Hampshire’s congressional delegation regularly to advocate for federal programs related psychology education and graduate training. She received the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs’ Education Advocacy Award in 2007, and an NCSPP special presidential recognition for her contributions to Professional Psychology Education and Training in 2020.

Prior to joining the Antioch University New England faculty, Dr. Borden was Professor of Psychology and Director of the PsyD Program at Pepperdine University, and supervised psychology and social work students at the AIDS Service Center in Pasadena, California where she also developed mental health programs for parents. Prior to that, she was Assistant Professor of Psychology at Roosevelt University in Chicago. She is a licensed psychologist in New Hampshire.

Educational History

  • PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BA, State University of New York at Binghamton

Sample Publications

Smith, C. H., & Borden, K. A., (2020). Introduction to the special issue on substance use disorders and addiction. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 50(1), 1 – 4. DOI: 10.1037/pro0000299

Mangione, L., Borden, K.A., & Fuss, E. (In press, 2020). Late course adjustment: Shifting values in the careers of older women. In L. Hollis-Sawyer, & E. Cole Older Women Who Work: Resilience, Choice, and Change. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Borden, K.A., & Freedheim, D.K. (2019). Fifty years of PPRP: From experiment to essential resource. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 50, 211-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pro0000264, supplemental material http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pro0000264.supp

Mangione, L., Borden, K.A., Nadkarni, L., Evarts, K., & Hyde, K. (2018). Mentoring in clinical psychology: Broadening and deepening. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 12, 4-13.

Borden, K.A. & Mangione, L. (2017). You can’t see it but you know it’s there: A recent history and social construction of the psyche. In K.A. Borden, L.H. Collins, M. Gennari, M.B. Kenkel, L. Mangione, & G. Sola (Ed.) The concept of psyche: Between clinical pedagogy and clinical psychology. I problemi della pedagogia (Problems of Pedagogy), pp. 21 – 48.

Borden, K.A. (2017). Contemporary assessment practices Part II: Special populations, settings, and methods. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48, 225-226. (Introduction to a Special Section edited by K.A. Borden, pp. 225 – 285.)

Borden, K.A. (2017). Contemporary assessment practices Part I: General and diversity issues. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48, 71-72. (Introduction to a Special Section edited by K.A. Borden, pp. 71 – 138.)

Borden, K.A. & McIlvried, E.J. (2016). Teaching. Invited chapter in J.C. Norcross, G.R. VandenBos, & D.K. Freedheim, (Series Eds.), R. Krishnamurthy, (Volume Associate Ed.), APA handbook of clinical psychology, Volume 3: Applications and methods, pp. 551 – 564. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Borden, K.A. (2015). Introduction to special section: Transgender and gender nonconforming individuals: Issues for professional psychologists. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 46, 1 – 2. (Introduction to a Special Section edited by K.A. Borden, pp. 1-45.)

Borden, K.A. (2014). Introduction to special section: When family members identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual: Parent-child relationships. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45, 219-220. (Introduction to a Special Section edited by K.A. Borden, pp. 219-268)

Borden, K.A. & McIlvried, E.J. (2010). Applying the competency model to professional psychology education, training, and assessment: Mission Bay and beyond (pp. 43 – 53). In M.B. Kenkel & R.L.Peterson (Eds.), Competency-based education for professional psychology, D.C. American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Sample Presentations

Borden, K.A. and Studwell, K. (2020, January). Teaching advocacy in every course and beyond: A 2020 primer. Presented at the Midwinter Meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Carlsbad, CA.

Borden, K.A., Hage, R., & Lambos, K.A. (2019, October). Publishing 101: Thoughts from an author and APA Editor on how to dive in. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

Mangione, L., Borden, K.A., & Fuss, E. (2019, August). Why hire older women? Passion and commitment. Roundtable discussion presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Borden, K.A., Emmons, L., & Bascuas, J. (2019, January). NCSPP: A history of disruption. Accepted for presentation at the Midwinter Meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Mangione, L., Borden, K., & Fuss, E. (2019, January). Women at work as disrupters and innovators. Accepted for presentation at the Midwinter Meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Vitrano, D.N., Jayaraman, N., & Borden, K.A., (2018, October). Parents’ experiences of a child coming out as transgender or gender nonconforming. Accepted for presentation at the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

Borden, K.A., & Vitrano, D.N.,  & Jayaraman, N. (January, 2018). Parents come out, too: An exploration of the experience of having a child come out as sexually or gender diverse. Presented at the Midwinter Meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, San Juan, PR.

Mangione, L.M., Borden, K.A., Baroni, J., Potter, A., & Levy, L. (2017, October). Mentoring in students’ own words: How mentoring happens and why it is important. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Newton, MA.

Borden, K.A., & Kenkel, M.B. (2017, August). Facilitating faculty scholarly activity. In L. Mangione (chair) Mentoring across the developmental spectrum in the context of changing demographics. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Mangione, L.M., Borden, K.A., Nadkarni, L., Evarts, K., & Hyde, K. (2017, August). Student survey on mentoring: Matters of diversity. In L. Mangione (chair) Mentoring across the developmental spectrum in the context of changing demographics. Symposium presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Borden, K.A. (2017, January). Walking the tightrope: Teaching advocacy in a politically diverse nonprofit setting In K.A. Borden (chair) Challenges to teaching advocacy in a complex political climate. Symposium presented at the Midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

Borden, K.A., & Kenkel, M.B., (2016, January).  Mentoring faculty in scholarship: Institutional and administrative support. In K.A. Borden & M.B. Kenkel (Cochairs), Research and scholarship mentoring in professional psychology programs. Symposium conducted at the Midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Kenkel, M.B., & Borden, K. A. (2016, January). Getting involved in the editorial process: Mentoring faculty and students. In K.A. Borden and M.B, Kenkel (Cochairs), Research and scholarship mentoring in professional psychology programs. Symposium conducted at the Midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Mangione, L.M., Borden, K.A., Nadkarni, L., Emmons, L., Hyde, K., & Evarts, K. (2016, January). Mentoring: It’s not just for research anymore. Interactive session presented at the Midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Cimbora, D. (Moderator), with Borden, K.A., Campbell, C. Kenkel, M.B., Peterson, R.L., & Wilson, T. (2016, January). Past presidents panel: Organizational mentoring in NCSPP. Panel presentation at the Midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Braun, F.K., & Borden, K.A. (2014, August). Practitioner countertransference and evaluation of callous and unemotional trait clients. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

McIlvried, E.J. & Borden, K.A. (2012, January). Putting the pieces together: connecting mission, goals, objectives, competencies, and curriculum. Paper presented at the Midwinter meeting of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Excellence in outcome assessment: Ideas, tools, and practices, New Orleans, LA.

Borden, K.A. (April 10, 2010). Making yourself competitive for graduate school. Presented at the 2010 New Psychological Association Student Convention, New London, NH.

  • American Psychological Association, Board of Education Affairs: Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award, September, 2007
  • American Psychological Association Recognition: Honored as a Founding Member of the Federal Education Advocacy Coordinators Grassroots Network, October, 2003
  • Spirit Award, AIDS Service Center, 1994, 1997
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Offices & Activities

  • Judge, Psych Cup Competition, New Hampshire Psychological Association Student Convention, 2010.
  • Membership Committee, American Psychological Association Division 12: Clinical Psychology, 2004 – 2007.
  • Federal Advocacy Coordinator (FEDAC) for the New England Region, Education Directorate of the American Psychological Association, 2001 – present
  • Delegate, American Psychological Association Education Leadership Conferences, 2001- 2015
  • Steering Committee, The Half-Time Internship: Coming Into the Mainstream, April 29-30, 2005 Berkeley, CA.
  • Steering Committee, Competencies 2002: Future Directions in Education and Credentialing in Professional Psychology, November 5 – 7, 2002, Scotsdale, AZ.
  • Steering Committee, “Educating professional psychology students as social change agents,” January, 2002, National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
  • President, National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, 2000 – 2001.
  • Representative, Psychology Executives Roundtable, 1999 – 2001.
  • Liaison, APA Board of Educational Affairs, 1999 – 2001.
  • Liaison, APA Committee on Women, 1999 – 2001.
  • Chair, Gender Issues Committee, National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology, 1999 – 2001.

Accreditation Work

  • American Psychological Association Site Visitor and Program Consultant, 1992-present
  • Program consultant, 1996 – present
  • State Boards of Education occasional program reviewer: Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
  • WASC regional site visitor

Editorial Work

  • Editor (2018 – 2024) Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
  • Associate Editor (2012 – 2018) Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
  • Consulting Editor, Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 2006-present
  • Editorial Board, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 1994-present
  • Guest (Special Section) Editor, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice: Four special sections on LGBT parenting issues, transgender issues, contemporary assessment (2 sections), and substance use disorders and addictions.

Dr. Borden, Editor of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, meets with other Journal Editors at the APA convention on August 7, 2019 in Chicago

  • New Hampshire Licensed Psychologist 946 (active)
  • California Licensed Psychologist PSY11941 (inactive status)
  • Red Cross Disaster Response Team, Member
  • New Hampshire Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team, Member
  • American Psychological Association, Member
    • Division 2: Society for the Teaching of Psychology
    • Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology
    • Division 35: Society for the Psychology of Women
    • Division 53: Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • New Hampshire Psychological Association, Member
  • Association for the Advancement of Psychology, Member
  • APA Education Advocacy Trust, Member
Kathi Borden

Professor,

Clinical Psychology

Child and Family Consultant, Psychological Services Center,

Clinical Psychology

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