Education and Training

I have extensive experience presenting didactic and experiential workshops, lectures and courses to group psychotherapists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatric residents and the public. Please contact me if you are looking for a speaker or educator on one of the several topics on which I have recently presented:

  • Women's Long-Term Psychotherapy Groups: Intergenerational and Midlife Issues, at Group Therapy Revisited: 21st Century Groups in Inpatient, Outpatient and Integrated Settings, APNA-PA and PAGPS joint Conference, Chester, PA, April, 2017 
  • Online Groups - Alone in the Virtual Presence of Others, at American Group Psychotherapy Association Conference, New York, 2017
  • Alone In The Presence Of Virtual Others: Internet Groups, Ethical Issues, at American Group Psychotherapy Association Conference, New York, 2016
  • Emotional Resilience, at Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group, Philadelphia, 2015
  • Alone in the Presence of Virtual Others: Internet Groups, Ethical Issues, at American Group Psychotherapy Association Conference, San Francisco, 2015
  • Marketing your Group Psychotherapy Practice, at Philadelphia Area Group Psychotherapy Society, Philadelphia, 2014
  • To Friend or Not to Friend: Boundary and Ethical Issues in the Use of Online Communication with Clients, at State of the State: Current Issues in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in PA, Philadelphia, 2014
  • Psychiatry Treats Troubled Times: Training Group Therapy at Penn, at American Group Psychotherapy Association Conference, Boston, 2014
  • To Friend or Not to Friend: Boundary and Ethical Issues in the Use of Online Communication with Clients, at Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society Conference, New York City, 2013
  • Online Social Media and the Group Psychotherapist: What the Internet Means for All of Us, at American Group Psychotherapy Association Conference, New York, 2011
  • Sexuality Issues in Psychotherapy, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2010
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer: Living in the Moment, at Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Philadelphia, 2010
  • Boundaries: Changing World, Changing Roles - Containment and Flexibility in Groups, at Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society Conference, New York City, 2009
  • The Delicate Work/Life Balance: Impact on Professional Practice, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2009
  • Support Groups with the Chronically Medically Ill, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2009
  • Boundaries: Containment and Flexibility - Impact of the Real vs. the Ideal on Mutual Growth in Groups, at Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society Conference, New York City, 2008
  • The Delicate Work/Life Balance: Impact on Professional Practice, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2008
  • Conquering Crisis: Maintaining Professional Practice While Dealing With Personal Challenges, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2008
  • Women's Long-Term Psychotherapy Groups: Intergenerational and Midlife Issues, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2008
  • Navigating the Murky World of Boundary Issues, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2007
  • Sexuality Issues in Psychotherapy, at Psychiatric Nursing Update, Philadelphia, 2007
  • Therapist Led Support Groups for Cancer Patients, at Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society Conference, New York City, 2006