Back from APA 2012

I had a very busy time at the annual American Psychological Association Convention this year in Orlando. I did four very different presentations in the four days I attended, which was a stretch! I also got to network with some incredibly interesting and accomplished psychologists who regularly support, encourage, and inspire me. I usually only get … Continued

SXSW 2012 – WARNING: Are Online Reviews Bad for Your Health?

I’m back from SXSW, where I got rained on HARD and also got to network and socialize with some of my favorite people. My session was on the challenges raised by consumer reviews of healthcare providers. You can read the Storify story of tweets below. Thanks to everyone who came and asked great questions! Check … Continued

Return from SXSW Interactive 2011

I am home after presenting for a second time at SXSW Interactive this week. This year, SXSW included a Health track which was a great addition to their programming, and of course, it made my annual trek even more meaningful. I was delighted to be able to attend more health panels this year and to … Continued

My Continuing Education Training: Clinical and Ethical Issues Related to Social Networking and College Mental Health

This Friday, October 23rd, I will be presenting a 5 hour Continuing Education training that I organized for the annual Northern California Training Directors Conference. This conference will be attended by Training Directors and clinical trainees of fifteen Bay Area college counseling centers. I will be joined by James Lyda, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist at the … Continued

Still Time to Vote on SXSW 2010 Panel: From Freud to Facebook

The PanelPicker doesn’t close until the end of the day next Friday, September 4th. So if you like the panel I’m co-proposing with Dr. John Grohol, and you haven’t yet voted, please do. We are working on adding some great speakers who are working within technology and psychology. And please know that comments and questions … Continued

Exciting Mental Health Camp Panels

Tonight, I’ll be heading to Vancouver to attend tomorrow’s all-day Mental Health Camp (Un)Conference. I’m very excited to be in a place with others who will be talking about erasing stigma towards mental illness and how social media can expand the possibilities for healing and support. Can blogging, Twittering, and Facebooking provide therapeutic healing? Isabella … Continued

Social Networking, Visibility, and the Therapeutic Alliance: My Presentation at Mental Health Camp in Vancouver

I just found out that my proposal for Mental Health Camp has been accepted. My panel is called, “Social Networking, Visibility, and the Therapeutic Alliance.” It will be in conversation format and will address issues related to the therapist-client relationship and how both clients and therapists feel about sharing online social spaces. I first heard … Continued

Return From SXSW: Therapy 2.0 Report & Wiki

I wanted to provide an update on my recent experience at SXSW Interactive. I didn’t get to go to every panel I’d wanted to attend, but I believe most people come home from SXSW feeling that way. Therapy 2.0: Mental Health For Geeks which I co-presented with Thomas Roche, was well attended with somewhere between … Continued