Want to Hear Me Present?

If you’re interested in having me speak at your event but you’d like to have a sense of my presentation style, check out my sample clips on my Speaking & Teaching page.

On that page, you can also find evaluations of my talks by those who have attended them.

You can also see video clips of my media work here.

Upcoming Presentations

August 2017, Symposium. Clinical Practice Considerations: Taking Steps to Avoid and Respond to Client Complaints and Grievances. APA Annual Convention, Washington, D.D.

 

Recent Presentations

October 19, 2016. Webinar on What Psychotherapists Should NOT Do on Social Media for TherapySites.

October 9, 2016. 90 minute CE on Social Media Ethics for Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center, Berkeley, CA.

September 21, 2016. Webinar on Developing a Social Media Policy for your Psychotherapy Practice for TherapySites.

September 6, 2016. 7:30pm. Eureka Valley Public Library, SF, CA. Introduction to Relationship Skills by Keely Kolmes, Psy.D. Open to All Genders and Orientations.

August 7, 2016. 4 hour CE. 50 Shades of Grey in Therapy: Working with BDSM and Kink Sexualities at APA Annual Convention, Denver, CO. With Ryan Witherspoon, MA, and Richard Sprott, Ph.D.

August 5, 2016. 4 hour CE on Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists at APA Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

August 5, 2016 Panelist on Media and Psychology presentation at APA Annual Convention.

April 11, 2016, Guest lecturer on Ethics at Alliant International University.

April 4, 2016. 4 hour CE on Digital and Social Media Ethics for Palo Alto, VA, Palo Alto, CA.

March 16, 2016, 11am Pacific, 1pm Central. 45 minute webinar on Ethically Using Social Media to Boost Your Practice for TherapySites.

December 5, 2015, 1.5 CE on Social Media in Today’s Psychotherapy Practice. Workshop for Northern California Association of Pain Psychologists. At Alliant International University.

November 14, 2015, 4 hour CE on Internet and Social Media Ethics, for Los Angeles County Psychological Association, L.A., CA.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Panelist for California Psychological Association Division VI Technology Q&A Session. 12 noon, Pacific Time.

October 7, 2015, Dr. Keely Kolmes Explains the Essentials of Social Media Ethics for Psychotherapists, 11am, Pacific Time, TherapySites.

June 13, 2015, 1pm – 5pm, 4 hour CE on 50 Shades of Grey: Working with Kinky Clients in Psychotherapy, sponsored by TASHRA and CARAS. With Richard Sprott, Ph.D. and Ryan Witherspoon, MA.

June 10, 2015, 8pm. Ask the Psychologist. A presentation for Society of Janus, San Francisco, CA.

April 19, 2015, 4 hour CE presentation: “Me? Naked on the Internet?: How to Maintain Clinical Sensitivity, Professional Ethics, and Protect Your Professional Reputation Online,” for Washington State Psychological Association, Spring Convention.

February 26, 6 hour CE on Digital and Social Media Ethics for the 18th Annual Social Worker’s Conference hosted by The Hemophilia Alliance. Las Vegas, NV.

January 24, 2015, Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology, Midwinter Meeting. Training the Next Generation: Contemporary Challenges. Webinar.

January 16, 2015. 50 Shades of Grey in Therapy: Working with BDSM/Kink Sexualities and Communities. 2015 National Multicultural Summit in Atlanta, GA. With Richard Sprott, Ph.D. and Ryan Witherspoon, M.A.

November 19, 2014, 1 hour training at Using Social Media in Psychology at Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA.

October 17, 2014, 6 hour CE on Psychotherapists on the Internet: Digital Dilemmas, Clinical Questions, and Ethical Inquiries for Oregon Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

October 10-12th, 2014. Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists at APA Division 42’s Fast Forward Conference. Long Beach, California.

September 27, 2014. Clinical and Ethical Considerations for Mental Health Professionals Using Social Media. Oklahoma Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, Oklahoma City, OK.

June 20, 2014. Ethics and Social Media in the Future of Psychology. Rockland, Maine.

June 7, 2014, Ethics: Pitfalls and Opportunities in Social Media. 4 hour CE with Karen Franklin, Ph.D., for Alameda County Psychological Association, Alameda, CA.

May 22, 2014. Ethics Pitfalls and Opportunities in Social Media. Opening Doors HIV/AIDS Counselling Conference, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

May 12, 2014, 11am – 1pm Pacific. 2 hour Webinar on Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists. College of Psychologists of Ontario, Barbara Wand Seminar in Professional Ethics, Standards and Conduct.

April 17, 2014. Noon. Internet, Social Media and Psychological Ethics at CSPP-Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA. Free to students and faculty.

April 10, 2014. 8am – 12 noon. Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists. California Psychological Association’s 2014 Convention. Monterey, CA.

April 10, 2014. 1pm – 5pm. Meet the CPA Ethics Committee, breakout group facilitator. California Psychological Association’s 2014 Convention. Monterey, CA.

February 22, 2014. 2-4pm. Ask the Psychologist. A presentation for Society of Janus, San Francisco, CA.

November 22, 2013. Digital and Social Media Ethics. California Community Colleges, Fresno, CA.

November 2, 2013. Working with Sexual and Gender Diversity in a Psychology Practice, San Francisco Sex Information, SF, CA.

Saturday, October 19th. Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists. 2013 LACPA Convention, Los Angeles, CA.

July 31, 2013. 1pm – 4:50pm. 50 Shades of Grey in Therapy: Working with BDSM/Kink Sexualities and Communities. 2013 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Honolulu, Hawaii. With Richard Sprott, Ph.D. and Ryan Witherspoon, M.A.

July 19, 2013, 9:00am – 4pm. Co-presentation with Daniel O. Taube, Ph.D., J.D. Clinicians in the Digital World: Navigating Legal and Ethical Decision-Making at Argosy University, Alameda, CA.

June 22, 2013. 2:45pm – 4:45pm. Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality Summer Institute. San Francisco, CA.

June 14, 2013. 1pm – 5pm. Digital and Social Media Ethics for Counseling Centers. UC Santa Cruz, CA.

June 13, 2013, 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern. How to Create a Social Media Policy for Your Psychotherapy Practice. Online Web Course with Clinton Power of AustraliaCounselling.com.au

May 13, 2013. 6pm. How to Fight a Phobia. Ignite San Francisco #7. Public Works. 161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA.

Friday, April 5, 2013. Digital and Social Media Ethics. Organization of Counseling Center Directors in Higher Education. Santa Barbara, CA.

Monday, March 18, 2013. 10:00am – 12 noon. Digital and Social Media Ethics. University of San Francisco.

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 10:00am – 5:00pm. Digital and Social Media Ethics at the Sacramento Valley Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA. Open to PsyD’s, Ph.D’s, LCSW’s, and LMFT’s.

Friday, January 25, 2013. 1:00pm – 5:00pm. Digital and Social Media Ethics. Office of the President Lobby. Northern, CA.

Friday, January 11, 2013. 10:00am – 2:30pm. Digital and Social Media Ethics. University of California Office of the President, UC San Diego.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 9:00am – 11:00am. Digital and Social Media Ethics at JFK University, Oakland, CA.

Saturday, October 20, 2012, 9:00am – 4pm. Co-presentation with Daniel O. Taube, Ph.D., J.D. Clinicians in the Digital World: Navigating Legal and Ethical Decision-Making at the Women’s Therapy Center, Berkeley, CA.

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 4:00pm – 5:30pm. Panelist, Finding Inspiration from Psychology Practice Innovators, Division 42’s First Annual Fast Forward Conference, Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA.

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 10:30am – 12:30pm. Panelist, The Gestation and Birth of an Ideal Practice, Division 42’s First Annual Fast Forward Conference, Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA.

Friday, October 5, 2012, 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Panelist, Savvy Use of the Web, Technology, and Social Media in Practice and Public Education, Division 42’s First Annual Fast Forward Conference, Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA.

Sunday, August 5, 2012, 12:00pm – 1:50pm. Discussant, Symposium on Social Media in Long-term Care Settings: Roles, Responsibility, and Unlimited Possibilities, 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL. With Mary M. Lewis, Ph.D., Geoffrey W Lane, Ph.D., Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D., and Patricia L. Bach, Psy.D., R.N.

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 12:00pm – 12:50pm. Connections, Intersections and Coalitions: Feminist Healers Group, Roundtable Discussion, 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL. with Edna Esnil, Psy.D. and Mary Mendoza-Newman, Ph.D.

Friday, August 3, 2012, 4:00pm – 4:50pm. Stigma Squared: Understanding Kink in LGBT Communities: The Revolution Within: Sexpositivity and Celebrating Sex Within LGBT Communities, 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL. With Theodore R. Burnes, Ph.D., MEd, Ryan Witherspoon, B.A., Anneliese A. Singh, Ph.D.

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 2:00pm – 2:50pm. Transmedia Storytelling: Creating Engagement and Meaning in Business, Education, and Clinical Practice, 2012 American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL. With Pamela Rutledge, Ph.D. and Jerri Lynn Hogg, Ph.D.

July 18, 2012, 6:45pm, Without My Consent speaker panel and fundraising event. With James Temple (San Francisco Chronicle), Julie Havens (Twitter), Christopher Sundermeier (Reputation.com), Carla Franklin, Melanie Griswold (Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office), and Ralph Sivilla (Deputy Attorney General, State of California, eCrimes Unit).

May 20, 2012, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists, Santa Clara County Psychological Association.

May 17, 2012, Therapist Leadership Virtual Conference, May 17th, 3pm Pacific / 6pm EST, To Friend or Not to Friend? View the video.

May 11, 2012, Invited presenter, Using the Internet and Social Media to Market Your Practice. The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

April, 20, 2012, 4:00 – 5:30 pm, Ethically Managing Your Online Reputation as a Psychologist in the Age of Google and Yelp, California Psychological Association Convention. Monterey, CA. Co-presentation with Dr. Heather Wittenberg.

April 14, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, Invited discussant, The Ethics of Psychology in the Media: Print, Internet, and TV, Anxiety Disorder Association of America’s 32nd Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.

April, 13, 2012, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, Invited panelist, Ethics in the “i” World: Internet, Telehealth, Social Media, Texting, and E-Mail, Anxiety Disorder Association of America’s 32nd Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.

March 22, 6:00pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern, Tweeting, Blogging, and Branding: How to Use Social Media to Expand Your Reach as a Psychologist. One hour Tele-Seminar open to 100 attendees with NYSPA. SOLD OUT.

March, 11, 2012, 3:30pm – 4:30pm, AT&T Conference Hotel Classroom 204  WARNING: Are Online Reviews Bad for Your Health? SXSW Interactive.

January 21, 2012, 3 hour CE on Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists in Clinical, Teaching, and Supervisory Relationships, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA.

December 9, 2011, 6 hour CE on Social Media Ethics for Oregon Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

November 28, 2011, Live Interview on The Internet, Social Media, and Your Clinical Practice with Meet the Experts: The Practice Institute. 7:00pm – 8:00pm Eastern Time.

September 18, 2011, Invited speaker, Digital and Social Media Ethics, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA.

August 5, 2011, 12:00 – 1:45pm, Division 42 Mentorshoppe Luncheon, 2011 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

August 5, 2011, 4:00 – 5:50 pm, Convention Center, Room 146A, 21st Century Media: What Every Practicing Psychologist Needs to Know, 2011 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

June 23, Invited speaker, Therapists Professional Presence on the Web, AIDS Health Project, San Francisco, CA.

June 16, 2011, Invited speaker, Digital Ethics, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA.

June 1, 2011, Invited speaker: Writing the Dissertation, The Wright Institute Class on Research Proposal Design, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA.

May 26, 2011, Invited training: Social Media Ethics, Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services Predoctoral Intern Seminar, Stanford, CA.

May 14, 2011, 3 hour CE on Social Media Ethics for San Mateo County Psychological Association, San Mateo, CA.

April 17, 2011, Invited panelist, Marketing Your Practice on the Web, Gaylesta, San Francisco, CA.

April 8, 2011, Continuing education session: Client-Therapist Encounters on the Web: The Client Experience, California Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

March, 13, 2011, Invited panelist, Patients/Caregivers on Facebook: Establishing Boundaries Without Barriers, SXSW Interactive 2011, Austin, TX.

February 25, 2011, Invited panelist, Digital Boundaries: The Use of Technology in Clinical Practice, Ontario Psychological Association 64th Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada.

January 31, 2011, Invited speaker: A Primer on Social Media, APA Division 42’s Virtual Happy Hour.

October 26, 2010, Invited speaker: Digital Ethics, John F. Kennedy University, Oakland, CA.

August, 14, 2010, Panelist, Social Media and Private Practice: Notes From the Field, 2010 American Psychological Association Convention, San Diego, CA.

June 3, 2010, Invited speaker: Clinical and Ethical Issues for Therapists Using Social Media, New Leaf, San Francisco, CA.

April 17, 2010, Continuing education session: Friending, Fanning, and Following: Findings on Client-Therapist Internet Interactions and Their Influence on Treatment, 2010 California Psychological Association Convention, Costa Mesa, CA.

April 8, 2010, Thursday, April 8, 2010, Invited speaker: The Web 2.0 Psychotherapist: The Therapeutic Relationship and Social Media, San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, San Francisco, CA.

February 7th, 2010, 3 hour Continuing Education training: Clinical, Ethical, and Technical Issues Related to Social Networking and Psychotherapy with LGBT Communities, Gaylesta, San Francisco, CA.

February 6, 2010, ThirtySomethings and Connexions for Singles Mingle & Dance, for single bisexual and lesbian women in their 20’s, 30’s, and early 40’s. Hosted by Betty Sullivan. Interactive activities led by Dr. Keely Kolmes. Hotel Adagio, San Francisco, CA.

February 1, 2010, Invited Speaker and Facilitator, Marketing and Product Team. Ask.com. Oakland, CA.

October 23, 2009, Invited one day continuing education training: Clinical and Ethical Issues Related to Social Networking and College Mental Health, Northern California Training Directors Conference, San Francisco, CA.

July 22, 2009, Invited featured guest: Smart Women Business Networking Event, produced by Betty Sullivan, San Francisco, CA.

July 17, 2009, Invited training: Providing Disability Affirmative Therapy, Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services Predoctoral Intern Seminar, Stanford, CA.

May 6, 2009, Invited speaker: Writing the Dissertation, The Wright Institute Class on Research Proposal Design, The Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA.

April 30, 2009, Invited training: Working with Transgender College Students, Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services Predoctoral Intern Seminar, Stanford, CA.

April 25, 2009, Panel: Social Networking, Visibility, and the Therapeutic Alliance, Mental Health Camp, Vancouver, B.C.

March 17, 2009, Panel: Therapy 2.0: Mental Health for Geeks, SXSW Interactive 2009 Core Conversation, Austin, TX.

February 2008, Invited training: Working with LGBTQQ College Students, Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services Predoctoral Intern Seminar, Stanford, CA.

May 2007, Invited training: How to Pass the EPPP Exam, Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Intern Seminar, Stanford, CA.

February 2007, Invited training: Working with LGBT College Students, Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services Predoctoral Intern Seminar, Stanford, CA.

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