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HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT PUBLIC TALKS AND EVENTS

Invited Speaker for Northern California Arthritis Foundation Donor Event: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis, San Francisco, September 2014

Invited Discussant: Women and Food Women's Power Strategy Conference, Santa Rosa, CA., June 2013

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Aging: How to Add Joy to the Ride The Widowed Persons Support Group, Walnut Creek, CA, April, 2013

Support Group Trainer/Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA. August 2012

Support Group Trainer/Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA. August 2011

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Life: How to Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by the Northern California Arthritis Foundation: The Bone and Joint EXPO. Queen of the Valley Hospital, Napa, CA. October 2010

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Life: How to Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, Walnut Creek, CA. September 2010

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis: How to Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by Arthritis Introspective and the Northern California Arthritis Foundation, Fremont, CA. November 2009.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis: How to Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by the Northern California Arthritis Foundation and John Muir Medical Center: The Bone and Joint EXPO. Pleasanton Hilton, CA. October, 2009

Support Group Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA. August, 2009

Invited Beginning Psychodynamic Process Group Leader: Training Institute, sponsored by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar, CA. June 2009

Invited Workshop Presenter: Your Professional Will: Preparing for Unexpected and Inevitable Absences, California Psychological Association, Oakland City Center, California. April 2009.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis: How to Add Joy to the Ride. The Bone and Joint EXPO. Sponsored by the Northern California Arthritis Foundation and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA. October, 2008

Support Group Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA. August, 2008

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis: How to Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by the Northern California Arthritis Foundation Arthritis EXPO Burlingame, CA, September 2007

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis: Don't Postpone Joy: New Tools for Life With Arthritis Sponsor: Northern California Arthritis Foundation; Arthritis EXPO, Santa Clara Convention Center, 2006

Invited Speaker:
Honesty, is it Overrated? Sponsor: Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church Singles, Lafayette, CA 2005

Exhibitor: Women's National Book Association, Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Oakland Convention Center, 2004

HIGHLIGHTS OF KEYNOTE ADDRESSES, PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness: How to Add Joy to the Ride, International Human Learning Resource Network, San Diego, CA, October 2012.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist’s Professional Will: If Not Now, When? International Human Learning Resource Network, San Diego, CA, October 2012.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Nuts and Bolts and Starting and Sustaining Groups that Thrive, Staff Therapists, The Psychotherapy Institute, October 2012.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Planning for the Unexpected: Why Every Therapist Needs a Professional Will, Modesto Marriage and Family Therapists, September 2012.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Nuts and Bolts of Starting and Maintaining Healthy Groups: Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA, June, 2012.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, New York City, March 2012.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster Chronic Illness: How to Help our Clients Add Joy to the Ride, International Human Learning Resources Network, Tours, France, October, 2011.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Planning for the Unexpected: Why Every Therapist Needs a Professional Will, Sponsored by the Santa Clara Psychological Association, September 2011.

Support Group Trainer/Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA., August, 2011.

Invited Faculty: Beginning Psychodynamic Groups: Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA. June 2011

Invited Faculty: Beginning Psychodynamic Groups: Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA., June, 2011.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, New York City, February, 2011.

Invited Continuing Education Series Presenter: The Big Picture: Challenges and Joys of Group Therapy, The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA., January, 2011.

Invited Didactic Course Presenter: Practical Aspects of Beginning a Group. The Psychotherapy Institute’s Group Therapy Training Program. Berkeley, CA., December, 2010.

Invited Telecourse Instructor: When the Group Therapist Becomes Ill: Challenges & Opportunities, sponsored by the National Registry of Group Psychotherapists and the American Group Psychotherapy Association, December, 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Starting and Sustaining Healthy Groups, Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar, CA., June , 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Radical Responsibility: The Ethical and Clinical Benefits of The Therapist's Professional Will, Sponsored by the San Francisco Psychological Association, Ft. Mason, San Francisco, CA., June, 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster Chronic Illness: How to Help our Clients Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by the California Psychological Association. Costa Mesa, CA., April, 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Nuts and Bolts of Working with the Medically Ill. Sponsored by the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, Community Center for Health & Wellness and CFRI Quality Life Program, Palo Alto, CA, April, 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Radical Responsibility: An Introduction to The Ethical and Clinical Benefits of the Therapist's Professional Will, Sponsored by the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, Community Center for Health & Wellness and CFRI Quality Life Program, Palo Alto, CA April, 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter and Open Session Presenter: Radical Responsibility: Ethical and Clinical Benefits of the Therapist's Professional Will law and ethics CEU course Sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, San Diego, CA, February, 2010.

Invited Telecourse Instructor: Radical Responsibility: Ethical and Clinical Benefits of the Therapist's Professional Will law and ethics CEU course sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association. January 2010.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: An Ethical Necessity? 6-hour law and ethics CEU course Sponsored by The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA. November 21 2009.

Invited Workshop PresenterYour Professional Will: Preparing for Unexpected and Inevitable Absences, California Psychological Association, Oakland City Center, California, April, 2009

Workshop Presenter and Open Session Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will, law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, Chicago, IL, February, 2009

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist’s Professional Will: An Ethical Necessity? Sponsored by: Napa/ Solano Psychological Association, Napa, January, 2009.

Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will. International Human Learning Resources Network,  Ashland, OR., October, 2008.

Invited Law and Ethics Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will. Sponsored by: Contra Costa Psychological Association. May, 2008.

Workshop Presenter and Open Session Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will, law and ethics CEUs, Sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, Washington, DC, February 2008.

Invited Faculty Member: Training Program in Group Psychotherapy.
Sponsored by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society. Meets the requirements for CGP certification, Certified Group Psychotherapist approved by National Registry of Group Psychotherapists, September 2005-2007

Workshop Presenter: "The Therapist's Professional Will: A Practice Necessity?" Sponsored by: International Human Learning Resource Network, Costa Rica, October 2007

Workshop Presenter:  "Women and Lung Disease: From Denial to Coping and Compliance," Sponsored by the American Association of Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Salt Lake City, October 2007

Invited Workshop Presenter:  "Therapist's Ethics and the Law: How to Write Your Own Professional Will," Sponsored by the CA Society Clinical Social Workers MidPeninsula Chapter, November 2007

Faculty Member: 3 Day Intensive Training Institute, Sponsored by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar CA, June 2007

Invited Presenter: Law and Ethics Workshop, Sponsored by the Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT, San Luis Obispo, CA., May 2007

Workshop Presenter and Open Session Presenter: Sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, Texas,

Invited Workshop Presenter: Sponsored by the San Antonio Group Psychotherapy Society, all day law and ethics workshop, Texas, January 2007

Invited Workshop Presenter: International Human Learning Resource Network, Texas, October 2007

Support Group Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA, August 2005-7

Invited Presenter: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Herrick Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Berkeley, CA, April, 2006

Invited Faculty Member: Annual Group Psychotherapy Conference
Sponsored by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, June, 2006

Instructor: The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley. "Working with Persons with Disabilities: A One-Day Course for Psychotherapists," March 2006

Invited Workshop Presenter:  Sponsored by: American Group Psychotherapy Association, Annual national meeting, San Francisco, February 2006. Information available at: www.agpa.org

Invited Workshop Presenter:  Sponsored by: Santa Clara Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, October 2005

Invited Workshop Presenter:  International Human Learning Resource Network, San Diego, October 2005

Faculty Member: Training Institute in Group Psychotherapy, Sponsored by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, June 2005.  Information available at: www.NCGPS.org

Workshop Presenter:  Sponsored by: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, annual conference, San Jose, May 2005

FilmTx Continuing Education Seminars: "Professional Ethics and Psychotherapy Stereotypes in Movies," October 2004, January 2005

Speaker: Kaiser, Department of Psychiatry, Walnut Creek, CA, "Don't Postpone Joy: Helping Patients Live Full Lives with Chronic Illness," November 2004