Gotcha. I never bothered to ask if you earned it like a minor, at the same time as the Doctorate, or earlier. Now I know.
As a caveat I should say that psychotherapy research is a pretty big morass of ego and controversy, and ppl kind of stab around in the dark re: what works. Mechanisms of action is sort of a new thing to be thinking about.
Therefore although I am fairly well read and have practical experience, I couldn't call myself an "expert" in the field. I'm really more of an "expert" on integrated healthcare/behavioral medicine because that is what I research and practice most.
Can I inquire as to the book you found helpful for smoking cessation? I do CBT for quitting smoking with patients at a hospital and am always looking for resources to recommend. Interestingly, in the therapy model that I work from (Primary Care Psychology/Behavioral Medicine) we prefer that people transition into a self-help sort of lifestyle as quickly as possible. The brief counseling we try to practice draws from a population-based help-a-lot-of-people-a-little-bit philosophy.
Do I have to move my player marker back to Arkham Asylum,
or can I stay in the Silver Lodge?
That game looks pretty kick-ass. I just recently played this one, and it is pretty sweet.
EDIT: damn, I just participated in the derailing of my own thread. Maybe this topic was more boring than I thought.
Don't worry, you'll wake up and have 60 posts. None will be on topic, but it will be fun.