Lawrence Sideman, Ph.D., is a Professor, Associate Director of Internship Training, and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University (ASPP). Dr. Sideman received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (now known as Palo Alto University). He received Board Certification in Clinical Psychology #7133 from the American Board of Professional Psychology in April 2012. He has been a Clinical Psychology faculty member 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.