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Highlights of Recent Public Talks and Events

2017

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

 

2016

Invited Moderator: What Speakers Need to Know About TEDx. National Speakers Association of Northern California, Redwood City, CA.

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

 

2015

Invited Panelist: Creating YOUR National Platform. Sponsored by the California Writer's Club, Mount Diablo Branch, October 2015.

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

 

2014

Invited Speaker: The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness in OB/GYN Patients: How to Help Your Patients Add Joy to the Ride California Pacific Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology SF.

Invited Speaker: Bone & Joint EXPO Northern California Arthritis Foundation.

Invited Speaker: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis, Northern California Arthritis Foundation Donor Event.

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

 

2013

Invited Videotaped Speaker for Promotional You Tube About Group Therapy for Medical Issues: American Group Psychotherapy Association

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

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

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

 

2012

Invited Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Arthritis: How to Add Joy to the Ride, Northern California Arthritis Auxiliar..

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

 

2011

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

Invited Panelist: Authors’ Roundtable: Contra Costa Psychological Association, 2011.

 

2010

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.

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.

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

 

2009

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.


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, CA.

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

Highlights of Keynote Addresses, Presentations, Workshops and Trainings for Mental Health and Medical Professionals

 

2017

Invited Presenter:The Nuts and Bolts of Saying Goody Bye in Groups Didactic for The Group Therapy Training Program, The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkely, CA.September, 2017

Invited Presenter: International Human Learning Network, The Nuts and Bolts of Groups that Thrive: CEU Workshop, Sun River, Oregon, CA, October, 2017,

Invited Presenter: Beginning Psychotherapy Process Group for the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society's Institute, Emeryville, CA. June, 2017

Invited Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs. Sponsored by Marin Chapter of CAMFT. March, 2017

Invited Panelist: Leading Groups: Psychotherapy and Beyond, Group Psychotherapy Training Program of The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA March, 2017

Invited Presenter:The Nuts and Bolts of Starting and Maintaining Healthy Groups, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York. March, 2017

 

2016

Invited Support Group Trainer/Facilitator/Coordinator: National Cystic Fibrosis Research Fund, Redwood City, CA., July, 2016.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Nuts and Bolts of Starting and Maintaining Healthy Groups. Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar, CA. June, 2016

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Essential Ingredients for Successful Groups. International Human Learning Resource Network, Palm Springs, CA., October, 2016.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? International Human Learning Resource Network, Palm Springs, CA., October, 2016.

 

2015

Invited Presenter, with Claire Allphin, MSW, Ph.D.: When Vulnerability Threatens Identity: A Discussion with Two Senior Clinicians on Illness and Aging. Sponsored by the Group Therapy Training Program of The Psychotherapy Institute. Berkeley, CA.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs - International Human Learning Resource Network, Asheville, North Carolina.

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

Invited Law and Ethics Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the Delta-Stockton Chapter CAMFT

Invited Institute Committee Member: Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA.

Invited Law and Ethics Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by Santa Clara County Psychological Association, CA.

Book Signing: Second Edition of How to Create and Sustain Groups that Thrive: Therapists Workbook and Planning Guide, American Group Psychotherapy Association, San Francisco, CA.

Invited Workshop Presenter and Institute Leader:  The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, San Francisco.

Invited Presenter: Ethics and Termination Group Psychotherapy Training Program: The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

 

2014

Invited Speaker: The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness in OB/GYN Patients: How to Help Your Patients Add Joy to the Ride California Pacific Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology San Francisco, CA.

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

Invited Workshop Presenter: Group Work: An Overview of the Basics. Staff Therapist In-Service Training, The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness: How to Help our Clients Add Joy to the Ride. International Human Learning Resource Network, Prague.

Invited Law & Ethics Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? International Human Learning Resource Network, Prague.

Invited Law & Ethics Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Lafayette, CA.

Invited Workshop Presenter:  The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, Boston, MA.

Invited Law and Ethics Workshop Presenter: The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by Redwood City DBT Group, CA.

Invited Grand Rounds Speaker: The Rollercoaster Chronic Illness: How to Help our Patients Add Joy to the Ride. Sponsored by California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA.

2013

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Rollercoaster of Chronic Illness: How to Add Joy to the Ride, International Human Learning Resource Network, Lake Tahoe, CA.

Invited In-Service Training Presenter for Staff Therapists: The Power Of Group, sponsored by The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

Invited Faculty:  Experiential Group for Beginning Group Therapists. Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA.

Invited Workshop Presenter:  The Therapist's Professional Will: If Not Now, When? Law and ethics CEUs, Sequoia Counseling Center, Redwood City, CA.

Invited Workshop Presenter: Your Therapist’s Professional Will – If Not Now, When? law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the American Group Psychotherapy Association, annual national meeting, New Orleans, LA.

 

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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, NY.

 

2011

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

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

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

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

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, NY.

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

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

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

Invited Workshop Presenter: The Nuts and Bolts and Starting of Sustaining Groups that Thrive, Staff Therapists, The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

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

Invited Workshop Presenter: Your Therapist’s Professional Will – If Not Now, When? law and ethics CEUs, sponsored by the San Francisco Chapter of CAMFT, CA.

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

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, NY.

 

2010

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

2009

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Invited Workshop Presenter: Your Professional Will: Preparing for Unexpected and Inevitable Absences, California Psychological Association, Oakland, CA.

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.

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

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.

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.


2007

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.

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

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, UT.

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.

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

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

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

Invited Workshop Presenter: Sponsored by the San Antonio Group Psychotherapy Society, all day law and ethics workshop, San Antonio,TX.

Invited Workshop Presenter: International Human Learning Resource, Network, TX.

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

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

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

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

Invited Workshop Presenter:  Sponsored by: American Group Psychotherapy Association, Annual national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

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

Invited Workshop Presenter:  International Human Learning Resource Network, San Diego, CA.

Faculty Member: Training Institute in Group Psychotherapy, Sponsored by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, CA. 

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

FilmTx Continuing Education Seminars: "Professional Ethics and Psychotherapy Stereotypes in Movies"

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

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

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



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