Calendar Page Added to Dr. Kolmes Website

Hello everyone. Since my schedule does fluctuate occasionally with professional events, conferences, teaching, and, yes, the occasional vacation, I’ve added a Calendar page to my site. This will be an easy way for people to check my availability or remember when I plan to be out of the office. Of course, if we are currently … Continued

2011 Spring Schedule for Dr. Kolmes

I am planning to be out of the office on the following days during the spring of 2011. If you are a new (or returning) patient making contact with me at this time, please understand that it may take me more than 24 hours to get back to you. However, I will have phone and … Continued

New Open Hours in June | Welcoming New Clients

I currently have some open hours in my practice that I’d like to fill. Tuesdays: 1pm and 2pm Thursdays: 12 noon Fridays: 1pm If you are interested in becoming a new patient, and you would like one of these times, please contact me to set up an initial consultation. If you are looking for another … Continued

Friday Hours Available in April

Beginning April 2nd, I will begin offering limited Friday hours in my private practice. If you are interested in Friday afternoon sessions at 12, 1pm, or 2pm, these times will become available.

Social Media Policy & Updates to Office Procedures

I have uploaded my Social Media Policy and have made some minor updates to my current Office Procedures and Agreement for Psychotherapy Services. If you are a current client, I will update you on the changes and have you sign a new Acknowledgment of Notifications form to indicate that you are aware of these changes … Continued

Out of the Office

Please note that I will be out of the office from Thursday, March 11th until Monday, March 22nd. I will still be checking and returning phone messages and emails, but my response time may be delayed. If you are experiencing a crisis, you should call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room.

Google Buzz Alarms a Psychotherapist

Wake up and smell the smoke Last Wednesday, I logged into Gmail to discover that I had a new little Buzz icon. When I clicked on it, I discovered what everyone was tweeting about: I was auto-following a number of people. Some I knew and some I didn’t really know at all. We just happened … Continued

Updated Private Practice Social Media Policy

Update: March 31, 2010 Please note that since this original blog post, I have updated my Social Media Policy to include information about location-based check-ins and some other items not mentioned on this page. You are welcome to download the current document. Other clinicians may copy, share, or adapt this policy to suit your own … Continued

I'm Not a Rock Star! (More Thoughts on Facebook Fanning)

This article is part of an online course: Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychotherapists for 8 CE credits Yesterday, I posted a draft of my Social Media Policy for Psychotherapy on this blog. I also included a link on Twitter. I made it clear that this was a work in progress and asked folks … Continued

Private Practice Social Media Policy for Psychotherapists

I have been working on my Social Media Policy  for my private practice. This will eventually be available as a download on my Forms page and I will also distribute it to current clients. Please note that this is currently a work in progress. There may be important things to add to this policy, but … Continued