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Dedicated to expanding the study and practice of couple and family psychology through education, research and clinical practice.

American Board of Couple and Family Psychology (ABCFP) – Board Elections

The American Board of Couple and Family Psychology (ABCFP) is looking to fill three at-large positions on this Board beginning in 2024These nominees are members of the American Academy of Couple and Family Psychology (AACFP) in good standing and have expressed an interest and willingness to fill a two-year term.  Please vote for three candidates by checking the box next to each name.  Their brief bios are below.

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Thomas Brewer, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Innerbloom Health, a small group practice in the Boston area. His specialty areas include couples therapy, working with couples experiencing high conflict, and working with individuals healing from trauma. Dr. Brewer earned both his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University. He completed his internship training at the VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System in Honolulu, HI, and completed his postdoctoral residency in the Intimate Partner Violence clinic at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Bedford, MA. Dr. Brewer became Board Certified in Couple and Family Psychology in 2022 and is a certified Cognitive Processing Therapy provider for PTSD.  Dr. Brewer has worked with a wide range of diverse clientele in community mental health clinics, homeless shelters, medical settings, and group practice settings.

Hamid Mirsalimi, Ph.D., ABPP  is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.  He is double board certified (Couple and Family Psychology as well as Clinical Psychology) through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).  He has served as a past board member of the American Board of Clinical Psychology (ABCP), and is currently serving as President of the American Academy of Couple and Family Psychology (AACFP). Through his service as the President of the Couple and Family Academy, he has been a non-voting member of the AFCFP Board.  His term on the AACFP board ends this year.  In his clinical practice Dr. Mirsalimi provides individual psychotherapy, couples and marital therapy, pre-marital counseling, and family therapy.

Terry Singh, Ph.D., ABPP is a clinical and forensic psychologist practicing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is the principal of Alberta Forensic Psychology, the largest office of psychologists in Alberta specializing in assisting court-involved individuals, parents and families of separation and divorce, to include high-conflict and child custody matters. As a clinician, he is regularly called upon as an expert witness and has provided testimony, expert opinions and reports regarding child custody, mobility/relocation, the best interests of children, parenting, child abduction (including international Hague Convention matters), child protection issues and risk of harm, attachment issues, parent-child contact problems, and guardianship. Dr. Singh lectures annually on topics relevant to his expertise at international conferences. Dr. Singh became Board Certified in CFP in 2022.