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The 5th revision of Ed Zuckerman and Keely Kolmes’s The Paper Office for the Digital Age, was released in November 2016. We are very excited to have updated this classic and made it relevant for those who are integrating technology into their practices.


Book Chapters

Kolmes, K. (2016). Digital and Social Media Multiple Relationships on the Internet. In Ofer Zur (Ed.) Multiple Relationships in Psychotherapy and Counseling: Unavoidable, Mandatory, and Common Relations Between Therapists and Clients. Taylor & Francis.

Kolmes, K. (2016). Getting Better: How a Client Satisfaction Survey Can Enhance Both Your Marketing and Treatment Outcomes. In Marlene Maheu’s (Ed.) Career Paths in Telemental Health. Springer.

Barnett, J. E. & Kolmes, K. (2013). Practicing in the era of social media. In Gerald P. Koocher, John C. Norcross, and Beverly Greene (Eds.) Psychologist’s Desk Reference (3rd Edition). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Kolmes, K. & Taube, D.O. (2019). Yelped: Psychotherapy in the time of online consumer reviews. Practice Innovations. DOI: 10.1037/pri0000093.

Kolmes, K. & Witherspoon, R.G. (2017). Therapy with a consensually nonmonogamous couple. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session. Special Issue on Science, Sexuality, and Psychotherapy.doi: 10.1002/jclp.22509

Kolmes, K., & Taube, D. O. (2016). Client discovery of psychotherapist personal information online. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

Barnett, Jeffrey E.; Kolmes, Keely. The practice of tele-mental health: Ethical, legal, and clinical issues for practitioners. Practice Innovations, Vol 1(1), Mar 2016, 53-66.

Kolmes, K., Taube, D. O., (2014, February). Seeking and Finding Our Clients on the Internet: Boundary Considerations in CyberspaceProfessional Psychology: Research and Practice. Vol 45(1), Feb 2014, 3-10. doi: 10.1037/a0029958

Kolmes, K. (2012, September 17). Social Media in the Future of Professional Psychology. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0028678

Kolmes, K., Stock, W., Moser, C. (2006). Investigating bias in psychotherapy with BDSM clients. Journal of Homosexuality, 50 (3/4).

Non Reviewed Articles

Kolmes, K. (2018). Joining the #MeToo chorus: Reporting harassment during psychology graduate training. The Independent Practitioner. Fall, 2018.

Kolmes, K. (2018). What’s ahead for psychology in the digital age? The California Psychologist. Fall, 2018.

Kolmes, K. (2018). The E-rosion of Confidentiality. The California Psychologist. Summer, 2018.

Kolmes, K. (2017). All genders and orientations: A re-introduction. The California Psychologist. July/August.

Kolmes, K. (2015). My client, my follower: Multiple relationships on the InternetThe California Psychologist. April/May.

Kolmes, K. (2014). Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychologists: Current Issues and Ethical DilemmasThe California Psychologist. January/February.

Kolmes, K. (2013). An Introduction to APA’s Telepsychology GuidelinesThe California Psychologist. November/December, p. 28.

Kolmes, K. (2013). Why Psychologists Should Care About Aaron Swartz and the CFAA. The Division 46 Amplifier. Spring/Summer, 2013. pp. 13-14.

Zuckerman, E. & Kolmes, K. (2013) Privacy, Boundaries, and Ethics in Cyberspace. The Pennsylvania Psychologist. Vol. 73, No. 6. pp. 24 – 25.

Kolmes, K., Rosenberg, R.S., Simon, R.A. (2013). Tips to Getting the Best Out of Your Ethics Committee Consultation. The California Psychologist. 

Kolmes, K. (2013). 50 Shades of Silence. The California Psychologist. March/April, pp. 31.

Kolmes, K. (July 17, 2013). Online dating….for clinical psychologistsThe National Psychologist. July/August Vol. 22 No. 4.

Kolmes K., & Witherspoon, R. G. (2012). Sexual Orientation Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Expanding our Conversations About Sexual Diversity, Part I and Part IIIndependent Practitioner, Summer 2012.

Kolmes K. (2011). Yelping Professionals: Psychologists Soliciting Online Endorsements From Clients. The Georgia Psychologist.

Kolmes, K. (October, 2011). Outside of the Frame: Accidental and Intentional Discovery of Online Information about Therapists and Clients. Gaylesta newsletter.

Kolmes, K. (2011). Research findings on psychotherapist-client interactions on the Internet. The Clinical Psychologist, Spring 2011, 64, (2), pp. 8-9.

Kolmes, K. (2011). The Wrong Kind of Talk Therapy. The New York Times, March 18, 2011.

Kolmes, K. (2010). Don’t get caught in the web: Avoiding sticky ethical issues on the Internet. Division I Briefings: The Journal of the California Psychological Association Division of Professional Practice, November 2010, 172, pp. 9-11.

Kolmes, K. (2010). Setting up a social media policy for your practice. The National Psychologist, November/December 2010, p. 16.

Kolmes, K. (2010). Developing my private practice social media policy. Independent Practitioner, Summer 2010, 30 (3), pp. 140-143. **Awarded Best Article of the Year in the IP by Division 42 of APA.**

Kolmes, K. (2010). Creating a Social Media Policy for your Practice. The California Psychologist, July/August, pp. 28-29.

Web Publications

Kolmes, K. (2015, October). An introduction to BDSM for psychotherapists. [Web article]. Retrieved from:

Taube, D.O., Kolmes, K., & Vogele, C. (September, 2014). Preliminary Report: Without My Consent Survey of Online Stalking, Harassment, and Online Invasions of Privacy [PDF]. Retrievedfrom:

Kolmes, K., Ching, J., & Thomas, L. (2014, Spring). Toolkit for Evaluating Opportunities to Serve Diverse Populations and Needs in Your Clinical Practice. Independent Practitioner. Volume 34(2), 53-55.

Kolmes, K., Nagel, D.M, Anthony, K. (2011). Ethical framework for the use of social media by mental health professionals. TILT Magazine: Issue 3, January, 2011, pp. 20-29.

Kolmes, K. & Zur, O. (August, 2010). Digital and social media ethics for psychotherapists: Clinical & ethical considerations for psychologists, counselors, and clinicians using the Internet. Online Continuing Education course.

Kolmes, K. (2010). A psychotherapist’s guide to Facebook and Twitter: Why clinicians should give a Tweet!,

Kolmes, K., & Taube, D.O. (2010). Clinical implications of therapist-client interactions on the Internet: Boundary considerations in cyberspace. American Psychological Association Division of Psychotherapy.

Educational Pamphlet

Kolmes, K., & Weitzman, G. (2010). A guide to choosing a kink-aware therapist. the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom.


Kolmes, K (2003). BDSM consumers of mental health services: the need for culturally sensitive care. Doctoral dissertation, CSPP-AIU. Reprinted and catalogued by CSPP-AIU library.

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