Distinguished Service & Contribution to Personality Assessment Award

The Distinguished Service & Contribution to Personality Assessment award honors individuals promoting personality assessment through excellence in teaching, outreach, advocacy, or practice. Recipients are those whose work has made a meaningful contribution to the practice of personality assessment by way of direct service, policy development and implementation, innovation, teaching, training, leadership, or advocacy for the profession. 

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Meet the Distinguished & Contribution to Personality Assessment Award Winner, Dr. Philip Erdberg! 

Philip Erdberg, PhD, ABPP, is a diplomate in clinical psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology and an internationally known expert in the assessment of personality disorders. He is a past-president of the Society for Personality Assessment and the 1995 recipient of the Society's Bruno Klopfer Award. In 2001, Dr. Erdberg received the William T. Rossiter Award, presented by the California Forensic Mental Health Association, for outstanding achievement in the field of forensic mental health. He serves as a clinical and research consultant in a variety of therapeutic, educational, and correctional settings and is on the Curriculum Evaluation and Consultation Committee of the San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Erdberg has conducted presentations on personality assessment and personality disorder throughout the world and is known for his clear organization, creative thinking, and sense of humor.

Distinguished & Contribution Award

Stephen E. Finn

Stephen E. Finn

Center for Therapeutic Assessment

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2022

Virginia M. Brabender

Virginia M. Brabender

Professor, Widener University

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2021

Bruce Lazar Smith

2020

Radhika Krishnamurthy

Radhika Krishnamurthy

Professor, Florida Institute of Technology

2019