I am trained as a generalist and am flexible in integrating different traditions, perspectives, and therapies to meet the needs of my clients. Here are some of the particular areas in which I have experience helping individuals:
Coping with Racism and Microaggressions
Transracial and Transcultural Adoptees
Adjustment / Life Transitions
Grief and Loss
Chronic Medical Issues
Talks and Presentations:
Foster, A. (2017, June). What can I do with a psychology degree? Masters vs. PhD vs PsyD. Presentation to psychology undergraduate students at Spelman University, Atlanta, GA.
Foster, A. (2017, March). Working with multiracial college students. Presentation to predoctoral psychology interns at Emory University Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA.
Foster, A. (2016, October). Black psychology: History, trauma, and healing. Two one-hour workshops presented to attendees at Catholic Church conference.
Foster, A. (2015). Microaggressions in psychotherapy. Presentation to predoctoral psychology interns at Emory University Counseling Center, Atlanta, GA.
Foster, A. (2014, February - April). Multiracial college students: Myths and misconceptions, Parts 1 and 2. Two-part workshop presented to Emory students through the Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, Atlanta, GA.
Foster, A. & Kharas, K. (2013, October). “How to handle out of the blue issues in LGBT discussion groups.” Outreach through LGBT office, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Foster, A. (2013). General helping skills and difficult discussions. Presentation to Resident Assistants at Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Foster, A. & Vacha-Haase T. (2011, August). The impact of client death on clinical geropsychologists: A qualitative analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.