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Continuing Education, Groups for Therapists, Meetings, Seminars, Workshops

94131 ONLINE COURSES to MEET BBS LAW/ETHICS or NEW Jan.2022 SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS and CAMFT SUPERVISOR CERTIFICATION RENEWALS. For EITHER Law/Ethics OR Supervision requirements: Culturally Relevant Supervision:Ethical Practice 6CEU $62, Self-disclosures & Supervision:Ethical Considerations 6CEU $62 and Law, Ethics & Supervision: The Use of Authority 6CEU $62. For Supervision requirement only: Clinical Supervision Basics:Obstacles to Learning & Teaching 6CEU $62 and 5 Ways to Expand the Clinical Dialogue in Therapy & Supervision 6CEU $62 Ricki Boden LCSW, LMFT CEPA#56659    (Ad expires:  Sunday, September 24th 2023)

94306 S.Bay: BEYOND THE ALPHABETS: POLYVAGAL-INFORMED COMMON FACTOR APPROACH TO WORKING WITH TRAUMA (3CEU) presented by Ling Lam, PhD, Sat 9/23, 10:30AM-2PM. Online and in-person in Mountain View. This presentation prepares participants to use an integrative, evidence-based framework to conceptualize working with trauma and provide more effective and appropriate clinical interventions. Polyvagal Theory and Phase-Oriented Treatment provide the overall scaffolding for the common factor treatment approach presented in this class.    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, October 4th 2023)

94306 S.Bay: MONTHLY BLACK THERAPIST AND ASSOCIATE SUPPORT GROUP facilitated by Erica Jenkins, LMFT. Sat, Oct 28, 10 - 11:30am. This support group is a safe space for pre-licensed and licensed Black mental health professionals, inclusive of all people in the African Diaspora, i.e. Black/African-Americans, African Immigrants, Afro-Caribbeans, Black Latinos. SCV-CAMFT chapter members and non-members welcome.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 5th 2023)

94306 S.Bay: THERAPEUTIC ETHICS IN THE MOVIES; 26 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR LICENSE + ETHICAL/MORAL JUNCTIONS IN THERAPY (6 CEUs) presented online by Dr. Ofer Zur, Oct 6-7. Dr Zur uses vignettes from popular movies/TV to teach boundaries and ethical issues. He will cover ethical concerns that arise from telehealth, texting and social media; what to do and not to do to avoid behaviors that lead to complaints being filed; the significance of context, personal values, and moral junctions that therapists may face; and competing concerns when deciding to recommend involuntary hospitalization for suicidal clients.    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, October 10th 2023)

94602 CHILD CENTERED PLAY THERAPY INTENSIVE IN PERSON IN OAKLAND Oct 21-22.Core skill using play to help children. Small group with individualized attention. CEs available. Instructor Jeannette Harroun.    (Ad expires:  Monday, October 16th 2023)

94602 NEW DIVERSITY TRAINING: EXPLORING CULTURE: Ancestors, Sandtray, Collage & Puppets.Small group.Create a brave space to reflect on your own culture.10/8 in Oakland. Experienced faculty. 6 CEs-BBS & APT    (Ad expires:  Monday, October 16th 2023)

94602 FILIAL THERAPY: Parents Using Play 11/10-12 & 12/9. Fully involve parents in healing process,using non-directive play as modality.Certified faculty. Small group in Oakland. Lecture,video,practice.    (Ad expires:  Monday, October 16th 2023)

94602 THE HERE & NOW OF SANDTRAY THERAPY. Learn about sandtray & build your own miniature worlds in Karen Pernet's well equipped Oakland office. On 11/4-5 a group of 4 therapists will meet & create. 12 CEs    (Ad expires:  Monday, October 16th 2023)

94901 Psychoanalytically Informed Assessment of Character Pathology Seminar Presented by Matthew Bennett, PsyD This seminar will review broadly psychodynamic perspectives on the diagnosis of personality organization and personality disorder. The emphasis will be diagnosing personality organization as an aid to conducting psychotherapy. Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023 " 9:00 am - 4:00 pm " Location: San Rafael Embassy Suites COST: CIP Member Rate: $100 early registration, $120 after Non-member Rate: $130 early registration, $150 after 6 CEs for LMFTs & LCSWs and 6 CEs for Psychologists. Early Registration Ends October 20, 2023 For more information, please visit:    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, October 3rd 2023)

94901 What's Gone Wrong with the American Mind and What We Clinicians Can Do About It, Presented by Bryant Welsh, JD, PhD,ABPP Over the last decade the political climate in America has been especially perplexing for therapists and their patients alike. Dr.Welch will explain why mental health clinicians are in a position to understand these bewildering circumstances and help their patients navigate them. He will illustrate how minds are overtaxed and what needs to be done to refortify them so they can fill the many demanding tasks of participating in a democracy. Date: December 9, 2023 "9:00am - 1:00pm" Location: San Rafael Embassy Suites Cost: CIP Members: $75 early registration, $90 after Mon-members $100 early registration, $115 after 4 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, 4 CEs for Psychologists Early Registration ends November 28, 2023 Community Institute for Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, October 10th 2023)

95616 Sac/N.Inland: CENTERING DANCE - Facilitated by a trauma-informed licensed psychologist and based in mindfulness & expressive arts therapeutic principles, this group wellness practice is a powerful adjunct to therapy and other personal growth efforts. Every 4th Tues of the month 7:30-9pm in Davis. Mindfulness + movement + music = supercharged self-care. No dance experience needed. First visit is free for colleagues. Fee structure is otherwise self-selected "pay-what-you-can." Come experience this wellness practice for yourself to see if it's for you or your clients! (Not continuing edu. More info at link.)    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, September 27th 2023)

95661 EMDR THERAPY TRAINING-VIRTUAL: September 21-23 & October 19-21, 2023, 42 CEs, 8:30 to 4:30 pm PST. Discounted costs available and further discounts for Associates & Non-Profits. This training is the complete EMDR Basic Training approved by EMDR International Association. Participants will learn the EMDR psychotherapy approach, the basic 8-phase EMDR Protocol, the AIP Model, and how to incorporate EMDR into your practice. This course will consist of didactic presentations, demonstrations, supervised practicum & case consultations. Participants must attend the full training and five 2-hour consultation groups to receive a certificate of completion in EMDR Basic Training. Go to for further information and/or to register. You can also contact Kim Johnson at or 916-759-0375.    (Ad expires:  Sunday, October 1st 2023)

Educational, Self-Help and Therapy Groups for Patients

(Please note: Group leaders may or may not be state-licensed therapists. If you are seeking a group run by a state-licensed therapist you should request the facilitator's license number and check it out through the licensing board.)

95616 MBSR NOW IN PERSON AGAIN with small affiliate cohorts! Age 65+ Seniors Cohort 9/11-10/30. Certified MBSR teacher with 20 years of experience. Downtown Davis, CA. Denise Dempsey, CHT, M.Ed.    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, October 4th 2023)

95816 HEAL YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOOD: Group for folks struggling with body image, BINGE eating or disordered eating. This virtual group focuses on Intuitive Eating and healing relationship with your body. Each group will offer short psychoeducation on one of the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating. The remainder of the group will be for processing, sharing, and support. I practice from a Health at Every Size perspective, am gender affirming, and welcome all bodies, races, and genders into the group. The cost is $40 per session. Call/text 916-836-5178 to learn more. Thanks!    (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 19th 2023)

For Sale

95819 Sac/N.Inland: Great Investment Opportunity fully leased office building near CSUS 11 private offices dedicated to therapists 1 office/storage off street parking handicap access $945k serious buyers call Jim McGinnis 916-531-2801       (Ad expires:  Tuesday, October 31st 2023)

Offices For Rent

95603 Two offices available in Auburn CA with waiting room & kitchen. 329.2 sq ft, $564 a month. 2nd office is 240.5 sq ft, $438 a month. Both include utilities.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 19th 2023)

95616 Sac/N.Inland: DAVIS: Beautifully furnished spacious & light sublet office suite incl private waiting & restroom; ideal downtown historic bungalow w/dedicated parking & other amenities; $200 per day/mo M/W/F/S/S       (Ad expires:  Wednesday, October 11th 2023)

95661 Sac/N.Inland: Beautifully furnished office in suite with three other therapists available for full time in Roseville. Waiting room, kitchen, utilities, janitorial services and good internet included. Close to highway 80. $650 dollars/month. Please text me (Marissa) if you are interested in seeing photos. (916)880-6340.    (Ad expires:  Friday, October 13th 2023)

95762 Sac/N.Inland: El Dorado Hills, furnished therapy room, available 1-4 days a week. Business Park #2, 10x13 feet, big windows. Wait room, meditation room, break room (kitchenette), wifi. 1 day a week $150/month, more days less than double text for pics or call 916-541-2681 Maria       (Ad expires:  Monday, September 25th 2023)

95765 Blue Sky Counseling Center Pediatric Specialty Group in search of licensed colleagues for group suite. Cooperating specialties searching for fully licensed: Psychiatrist LCSW, LPCC, LMFT, BCBA, Licensed Psychologist, Speech, Assessments, Parenting, Registered Dieticians etcare welcomed to join our group. Large office $1600 full time includes furnished or not, advertising/marketing part of Blue Sky reputation, referrals+, web presence, wifi, admin office printing, morning reception M-W, kitchen, resource library, games, art supplies, utilities, weekend availability, and friendly staff collaboration/events. Group practice not employment opportunity. Located in Placer County CA City of Rocklin. Dr. Jenkins 916-747-3799    (Ad expires:  Monday, October 16th 2023)

95816 Sac/N.Inland: Furnished and newly remodeled/decorated office on 2nd Floor of gate-secured building overlooking Sutter's Fort in midtown. Available Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at $150 per day/per month (discount given for additional and consecutive days). Includes parking in secured garage, internet, waiting area, and kitchen area. Also, shared copier, printer, and scanner. Please contact if interested with a brief description of yourself and your practice.       (Ad expires:  Thursday, September 28th 2023)

95816 Sac/N.Inland: Therapy office historic Midtown Sac building 2618 J St. 14'x9', furnished or unfurnished,ample parking.Shared waiting room.Easy-going warm,professional environment.$525+utilities, 916 690-7422 Paul       (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 5th 2023)

95817 Sac/N.Inland: Sweet space for rent, right near McKinley Park. Saturdays after 3pm, Tuesdays (full day), Sundays after 2 and Thursdays till 3. 160 for one full day. Pls txt Joey @ 916 245-7760 for pics :)    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, September 26th 2023)

Offices Wanted
Other Services/Miscellaneous

94901 N.Bay/N.Coast: Are you looking for therapy at an affordable rate? CIP is here to help! We have openings for new clients and referrals! For more that 45 years, CIP has been committed to providing quality, affordable mental health services to Marin's families, couples, children, and adults. We offer long-term as well as short-term counseling, adult therapy groups, and psychological testing. We work with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, co-occurring disorders, and addiction. Our comprehensive services are available on a sliding scale depending on your income. Medi-Cal, Partnership Health/Carelon (formerly Beacon) and CaVCB also accepted. To make an appointment, call our confidential intake line at (415) 459-5999 ext. 102 or go to    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, October 11th 2023)

95816 Consulting services for starting a private practice: As an LMFT, LPCC and owner of a private practice, I developed a consulting business to aid other clinicians in opening or expanding their own practices. Some of the services provided are practice management, marketing and promotion, managing insurance carriers, developing a referral pipeline, recruiting and supervising therapists and billing and cash flow. In today's market, it isn't enough to be a good psychotherapist - you need to be a business and marketing expert, too. Whether you are a new therapist first starting out or an experienced therapist that needs some help creating a marketing strategy for today's economy, I will get your business moving and improve your bottom line. I specialize in helping people improve their online marketing message and build their practice. I love helping people navigate the details of marketing, manage the legal and ethical requirements, supervising clinicians and practice development.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 5th 2023)

Positions Available

96080 Red Bluff, CA- Mental Health Therapist- $28-$38 DOE/Up to $5,000 Sign on Bonus! Remi Vista, Inc. is accepting applications for Full-Time & Part-time Mental Health Therapist LMFT/AMFT/LCSW/ACSW/LPCC/APCC/Trainee to join our team. The Therapist will be providing individual therapy to children and families on an outpatient basis in our office and at local school sites. Group and individual supervision are provided. Experience preferred but NOT required! Benefits: Medical, dental, vision,401K match up to 4%, Vacation, Holiday, and Sick pay, Employer paid life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Incentives and rewards, Cafeteria Account(FSA), Health Savings Account(HSA), Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Requirements: Must be registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an AMFT/ASW/LMFT/LCSW/LPCC/PCC, Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling, Pass background check, physical, TB test, and drug screen, reliable transportation, valid driver's license and insurance. 530-567-7600 or    (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 5th 2023)

Practice Announcements

94117 Woodleaf Eating Disorder Center of San Francisco is now offering virtual treatment options for California residents. Since 2007, we have been providing expert care for eating disorders. Our intimate treatment setting and fully licensed staff truly sets us apart. We offer a philosophy of hope and compassion meeting clients where they are at. We accept all forms of insurance often covering program costs. Contact us for a free 20 minute phone consultation.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, October 5th 2023)

Services Wanted