Roy Huggins, MS NCC, Person-Centered Tech
I had the good fortune to attend Dr. Kolmes’ full-day ethics seminar on social media for mental health clinicians. I was struck by the depth of their knowledge of both practical and ethical issues, as well as their ability to communicate problems and solutions to an audience of primarily “digital immigrants.” It is clear that Dr. Kolmes understands these issues at an experiential level, and is not simply theorizing or parroting the work of others, although they have an extensive knowledge of the relevant literature. Indeed, their work is seminal in the field of “digital ethics.” It is difficult to train or consult on topics of modern ethics without referencing publications from Dr. Kolmes, especially their Social Media Policy and research around boundary crossings and confidentiality concerns online. I can confidently recommend them for speaking, training, consulting, and curriculum development in these areas.