March-April 2021            This Way In >>

“Time Management for Individuals with ADHD
and Other Executive Functioning Disorders 
with Eran Grayson, MA, ACC

Sunday, March 14, 2021
9:00 am - 11:15 am
Online Via Zoom

Eran Grayson, MA, ACC, is an educational therapist and executive functioning coach in private practice and specializes in treating executive functioning deficits in high school and college students as well as adult professionals. He emphasizes the critical importance of evidence-based interventions with a focus on structure, skills development, accountability, and metacognitive development. Eran employs a client-centered and action-oriented approach to working with clients and believes that personal development is born from empowering individuals to make choices that result in goal-oriented actions. His clients range in age from 13-60 and seek his expertise in executive functions and ADHD to address challenges at school, work, and their personal lives. 1.5 CEUs

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“Law and Ethics Workshop 
Luke Martin, JD
Kristin Roscoe, JD
Bradley Muldrow, JD
Sara Jasper, JD

Friday, April 9, 2021
9:00 am - 4:30 am
Online Via Zoom

4 Different Topics—6 Total CEUs

1.5 CEUs: Where do I start? The Basics of Starting a Successful Private Practice
1.5 CEUs: Solving the Subpoena Puzzle
1.5 CEUs: The Ethics of Advertising
1.5 CEUs: Critical Legal and Ethical Requirements for Providing Treatment
to Minors Who Are Consenting on Their Own

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“Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy:
What Clinicians Need to Know About the Emerging Field 
with Erica Siegal, LCSW

Sunday, April 11, 2021
9:00 am - 11:15 am
Online Via Zoom

Erica Siegal, LCSW, is a professional harm reduction educator, trauma therapist and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapist. Erica has trained and educated groups from all over the world in harm reduction, compassionate care during crisis and the integration of mystical/altered states. She has spent the past 6 years working on MAPS’ sponsored FDA approved MDMA-assisted psychotherapy clinical trials in Los Angeles, CA. In 2019, Erica started her own practice, NEST Harm Reduction that focuses on providing emotional support to first responders and people who are experiencing professional burnout and compassion fatigue. She currently has a telehealth clinical practice and offers custom-tailored educational programming and workshops to communities and groups, both large and small. 1.5 CEUs

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Mishka Clavijo Kimball —President's Message
“The time is always right, to do what is right.”— Martin Luther King Jr. February marked the start of Black History month, a time to remember, celebrate, honor and commemorate Black cultural heritage, excellence, and contributions to the world. It is also a time to reflect on history and social & racial injustice. Understanding Black history and learning . . . Read Mishka’s full message

Madeline Taylor—January Membership Meeting Write-Up
If you’ve never had a course on how to treat infidelity, you’re not alone. Discussions among therapists regarding the treatment of affairs may not happen as often as affairs themselves. Dr. Talal Alsaleem, creator of SART, Systematic Affair Recovery Therapy, mentioned some statistics which illustrate . . . Read Madeline’s full write-up

Board Minutes—January 2021
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Charlyne Gelt—Penquim Bloom
Can one rebuild a life after a tragedy has shattered it? If one is struck down by a severe physical limitation and deep depression, is it possible that hope and happiness can ever again enter the picture? This is the question raised midway through the film, Penguin Bloom, based on a true story about a happy, healthy, loving family that experiences a tragedy . . . Read Charlyne’s full review

Sue Cristol—What We Need to Know About Conspiracy Theories
I would like to begin by defining what a conspiracy theory is. A conspiracy theory explains important events such as secret plots by powerful groups wishing to do harm. It is a theory that alleges a secret of great importance is being hidden from the general public. Recent estimates indicate that a large percentage of Americans believe . . . Read Sue’s full article

Lynne Azpeitia—Getting Paid: The Words You Use to Talk to Clients
As a mental health professional, the words you use in money conversations matter to you, your clients, your colleagues, your employers, and to your therapy practice. When communicating about money and therapy services it pays to pay attention to the language we use in our clinical role because the meaning our words convey can either increase or decrease the amount of money you are paid . . . Read Lynne’s full article

Stefanie Gabler, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Stefanie Gabler is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned her M.S. in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge. She also received a Pupil Personnel Services Credential for School Counseling and a B.A. in Counseling Psychology from CSUN. She spent five years at the LAPD Jeopardy Program where she provided personal, social, and academic counseling for at risk children . . . Read Stefanie’s full profile

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