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Lawrence Sideman

Professor

Office

602-216-3104
lsideman@argosy.edu

Education

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University (formerly known as the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology)
  • MA in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University
  • BS in Psychology, Arizona State University

Biography

Dr. Larry Sideman received his PhD in Clinical Psychology at from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (now known as Palo Alto University). He is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and the Associate Director of Internship Training at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology (ASPP) at Argosy University, Phoenix. He has been a core faculty member at ASPP since 2005 and held the position of the Director of Practicum Training for several years before focusing his attention on internship training. Dr. Sideman maintains a private practice in Phoenix where he conducts psychological assessment, and individual, couples and family psychotherapy. He also provides clinical supervision for mental health professionals seeking independent licensure, and Department of Transportation DUI evaluations. Dr. Sideman’s teaching experience includes his former role as Director of Training for the Arizona Psychology Training Consortium through the Arizona Psychological Association. In this role, he conducted orientation, advisement, mentoring and supervision of predoctoral interns and postdoctoral residents regarding all aspects of clinical training through individual and group meetings. Dr. Sideman was also the Director of Training at Ottawa University where he oversaw all aspects of students’ practiucm and internship training activities. Dr. Sideman has presented to numerous organizations on ethical and legal issues. Most recently, he presented “Professional & Personal Self-Care as an Ethical Imperative” to the Southwest Health Professions Education Center, VA Employee Education System in Prescott, Arizona and “Ethics, Law and Self-Care to the Arizona Psychological Association. In 2009, he presented “Motivational Interviewing: The Basics” as part of a colloquium for the Arizona Psychology Training Consortium. Dr. Sideman is professionally affiliated with the American Psychological Association, the Arizona Psychological Association and the Arizona Counseling Association. He serves as Chair of the Arizona Counseling Association Ethics Committee and is a past Committee Chair of the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence. He maintains licensure as a psychologist, professional counselor, and an independent substance abuse counselor, in addtion to a Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders, through the American Psychological Association Practice Organization, College of Professional Psychology.

Expertise

  • Supervision and Training
  • Professional, ethical and legal issues
  • Assessment and treatment of co-occurring disorders
  • Forensic psychology

Selected Publications

  • Lewis, D.J., Wechsler, F.S., Sideman, L.M., & Clemente, L. (2007, Eds.). The Arizona sourcebook: State specific practice issues.
  • Sideman, L. (2007). Record keeping for Arizona psychologists. The Arizona sourcebook: State specific practice issues.
  • Sideman, L. (2007). The Arizona Counselors Association Ethics Committee. AzCA Newsletter. 5, (2), 28.
  • Kilgore, H., Sideman, L., Amin, K., Baca, L., & Bohanske, B. (2005). Psychologists' attitudes and therapeutic approaches toward gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues continue to improve: An update. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice and Training, 42(3), 395-400.
  • Sideman, L.M. & Kirschbaum, E. (2002, August). The road to recovery: A gender-responsive program for convicted DUI females. Corrections Today, 84-87; 112.
  • Franzini, L.R., & Sideman, L.M. (1992) Personality characteristics of condom users. Journal of Sex Education and Therapy. Presented article at the California Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  • Franzini, L.R., Sideman, L.M., Dexter, K.E., & Elder, J.P. (1990). Promoting AIDS risk reduction via behavioral training. AIDS Education and Prevention, 2(4), 313-321. Presented paper at the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy in New York City, November 1988.

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association Member (1981 - Present)
  • Arizona Psychological Association Member (1993 - Present)
  • Arizona Psychological Association, Ethics Committee Member (1995-2000)
  • Arizona Counseling Association Board Member (2003-2009)
  • Arizona Counseling Association Chair, Ethics Committee (2007- Present)

Presentations

  • 8/11 Renewing the Professional and Personal Self Through Effective Self-Care 43rd Annual Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies Tucson, Arizona
  • 8/11 Franza, G., Cabay, M., & Sideman, L. Challenges for forensic assertive community treatment. Poster presentation at the 2011 APA Convention in Washington DC, Division 18.
  • 5/11 Invited Speaker: Colloquium Ethics: Professional and Personal Self-Care as an Ethical Imperative Prescott College Prescott, Arizona
  • 3/11 Professional & Personal Self-Care as an Ethical Imperative Southwest Health Professions Education Center, Inc. Prescott, Arizona VA Employee Education Systems, Prescott Center (SEC/EES) Northern Arizona VA Health System
  • 12/10 Speaker: Ethics, Law and Self-Care Arizona Psychological Training Consortium/ Arizona Psychological Association Phoenix, Arizona