Psych Central Names Top Ten Psych Tweeps

Psych Central posted a list today of their Top Ten Psych Tweeps, and I was honored to have been given number one spot in their list. What a lovely surprise to wake up to this morning! While I had been using Twitter socially since 2006, it hadn’t occurred to me to create a professional Twitter … Continued

The Google Question: Should Therapists Google Their Clients?

This article is part of an online course: Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychotherapists for 8 CE credits DeeAnna Merz Nagel posted an entry today on the American Counseling Association’s blog entitled Is it okay to “Google” your client?. This is a great question, and a timely one, as it seems to be coming … Continued

Managing Facebook as a Mental Health Professional

This article is part of an online course: Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychotherapists for 8 CE credits Managing Facebook as a Mental Professional In my last installment on social media for mental health professionals, I spoke about how to manage Twitter. Now we move on to Facebook which gets a little bit more … Continued

Managing Twitter As a Mental Health Professional

This article is part of an online course: Digital and Social Media Ethics for Psychotherapists for 8 CE credits I have been working on a series of articles about Managing Social Networking Sites as a Mental Health Professional. I had initially posted this one about Twitter on Links for Shrinks, but I’ve gotten a couple … 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

Melissa Gira Interviews Me on Mental Health 2.0

Melissa Gira interviewed me over on Sexerati in preparation for my SXSW panel, Therapy 2.0: Mental Health for Geeks. Check out the interview to read Melissa’s questions and my answers about how a geek-friendly therapist (me!) would help a client manage challenges and stressors related to dating, love, and breakups 2.0. Of course, if you … Continued

Preparing for SXSW Interactive – Sexuality Panels

In my last post, I wrote about some of the panels I’m looking forward to attending at SXSW this year that relate to technology, health, and relationships. In case you thought I’d forgotten to mention the ones that relate to human sexuality, be assured that I simply thought they deserved their own feature. I believe … Continued

Preparing for SXSW Interactive – Health & Dating Panels

In exactly two weeks, I will be heading to Austin, Texas to participate in SXSW Interactive which takes place from March 13-17th. I’m  excited to see a number of panels this year that are addressing the intersection of technology, health, and relationships—all things I spend a great deal of my time obsessing over. Here are … Continued

SXSW 2009 Update

I am delighted to announce that my proposed panel, Therapy 2.0: Mental Health for Geeks was accepted as a Core Conversation in next year’s SXSW Interactive Festival taking place in Austin, TX, March 13 – 17, 2009. Thank you to all who voted for it. One of the exciting things about a Core Conversation is … Continued