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

ONLINE COURSES to MEET SUPERVISION & LAW/ETHICS BBS REQUIREMENTS. Approved for CAMFT CERTIFIED SUPERVISOR PROGRAM Part I,III. May be applied to 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. Meets the BBS Supervision requirement-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 CEP#56659    (Ad expires:  Sunday, December 22nd 2019)

THE ROUGH PATCH IN MARRIAGE: WORKING WITH COUPLES PSYCHOANALYTICALLY Presented by Daphne de Marneffe, PhD Saturday, April 4, 2020. Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton 101 McInnis Parkway, San Rafael, CA 94903 COST: CIP Members: $100 early registration 10 days prior to seminar; $120 after. Non-Members: $130 early registration up to 10 days prior to seminar, $150 after. CEs: 6 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, and Psychologists. * *Community Institute for Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Community Institute for Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information, please visit the Professional Development page on our website at, or call (415) 459-5999 ext. 101.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, January 2nd 2020)

EMDR TRAINING is presented by Kim Johnson, L.C.S.W. at HOPE Counseling in Folsom. Part 1 is January 24 to 26, 2020 & Part 2 is February 28, 29-March 1, 2020 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Go to for further information, including the registration fee and to sign up. Special rates are offered for associates and for a refresher course. This is an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Training Program. Registration fee includes: Training Manual, Daily Notes, 40 Hrs of CEUs & 10 Hours of Group Consultation. For more inquiries, contact Kim at 916-759-0375 or at    (Ad expires:  Monday, January 6th 2020)

Brainspotting Training with Lisa Larson, LMFT and Founder of Pacific Counseling & Trauma Center. Phase 1 Classes: San Diego - October 18 - 20, 2019, Las Vegas - December 6 - 8, 2019, Marin County - January 10 - 12, 2020, Honolulu - February 7 - 9, 2020. Phase 2 Classes: Pleasant Hill, CA March 20 - 22, 2020, San Diego - April 17 - 19, 2020, Honolulu - May 1 - 3, 2020. Brainspotting offers people the opportunity to receive immediate and long-lasting relief from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, OCD, grief, sports performance problems as well relationship issues. Who can take Brainspotting? This training is available to all counselors, social workers, psychologists, addiction counselors and others in the healing professions with strong clinical backgrounds, as well as students and interns. Brainspotting is a great practice builder. 21 CEU's are available.    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, January 8th 2020)

Healing at the Edge: Conscious Living, Conscious Dying [Two Day Workshop - January] Presented by Dale Borglum, PhD [CO-SPONSORED] January 25 and 26, 2020 " 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Location: Finley Center, 2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Cost: $290 early registration, $310 on day of event CEs: 16 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, and Psychologists. Certificates issued after completion of both sessions. * *Community Institute for Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Community Institute for Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information, please visit the Professional Development page on our website at, or call (415) 459-5999 ext. 101.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, January 23rd 2020)

WORKING INTERSUBJECTIVELY: THE CLINICAL RELATIONSHIP AS THE SOURCE OF MEANINGFUL CHANGE Presented by Jane Rubin, PhD, PhD, PsyD. Eight sessions, the 3rd Friday of the month: Oct 18, Nov 15, & Dec 20, 2019; Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 20, Apr 17 & May 15, 2020. Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm. Location: Community Institute for Psychotherapy, 1330 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 201, San Rafael, CA 94901. Cost: $340 early registration up to 10 days prior to seminar, $360 after CIP Member Discount: $260 early registration up to 10 days prior to seminar; $280 after CEs: 16 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, and Psychologists* Certificates issued after completion of eight sessions. *Community Institute for Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Community Institute for Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information, please visit the Professional Development page at or call 415.459.5999 x101.    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, January 28th 2020)

MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION COURSE, 8 weeks, 24 CE's. We welcome you or your clients to join us for this research-supported experience. We teach from the inside out--as human beings who know what it is to hurt, to fear, to fail, and to need support. Self-compassion is the art of cultivating an "on-demand" inner attachment figure--there to support you, motivate you, and care for you exactly when you need it. Mondays 5:30-8:30pm Feb. 3rd - Mar. 30th with Full-Day Retreat March 8th 9-5pm. Location: 425 University Ave, Sacramento. If interested, please register early to reserve a spot as courses tend to sell out in advance. Taught by two Certified MSC instructors: Luana Coloma Cook, Psy.D. & Sean Cook, Psy.D. Luana: 916-612-9101, Sean: 916-717-1725. Past students have called the MSC experience with us "safe, nurturing, enlightening, profound, life-changing, and worth the sacrifice of missing eight NFL Sundays in a row" Testimonials:    (Ad expires:  Thursday, January 30th 2020)

HAND IN HAND: ENLISTING PARENTS AS PARTNERS IN CHILD TRAUMA THERAPY Presented by Vilma Reyes, PsyD Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020. Time:" 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Location: Dominican University of California-Creekside Room, 50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901. COST: CIP Members: $100 early registration 10 days prior to seminar; $120 after. Non-Members: $130 early registration up to 10 days prior to seminar, $150 after CEs: 6 CEs for LMFTs, LCSWs, and Psychologists. * *Community Institute for Psychotherapy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Community Institute for Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information, please visit the Professional Development page on our website at, or call (415) 459-5999 ext. 101.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, January 30th 2020)

Sac/N.Inland: SOMATIC PSYCHOLOGY CASE CONSULTATION GROUP: begins January 24, 2020 w/Diana Wood, LCSW, SEP. Somatic Psychology is the complex interplay of mind/body as expressed thru sensation, affect, posture, gestures, images & behaviors. Diana was a structural bodyworker in the '80's, has a MA in Holistic PSY, MSW & LCSW. She has practiced in multiple clinical settings. Certified in Somatic Experiencing(2010), SE assistant for 8 yrs, Organic Intelligence assistant/mentor & Sandplay Practitioner. Practice focus is adults w/developmental trauma. The consultation group will explore various somatic modalities as a lens to encourage & deepen both the client's & therapist's sense of embodiment as applied to clinical practice in multiple settings. Group held monthly January thru June on 4th Friday beg 1/24/20. Time: 10am-Noon; Fee $100; Group held at 2775 Cottage Way, #38, Sacramento, CA. If interested please CALL(NOT e-mail) 916-446-2787.    (Ad expires:  Friday, February 7th 2020)

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.)

Motherless Daughters group in Sacramento. We will be offering a group for adult women 18 and older who lost their mothers prior to the age of 22. This group will provide a safe and nurturing place were women can connect and share their grief experiences and discuss the specific challenges that come from being a motherless daughter. The group will meet for 6 weeks beginning January, 22 to February, 26. Cost for group is $300. Sliding scale may be available. Contact Stephanie Brodsky, LCSW at 916-384-7458 or Jen Bauer, LCSW at    (Ad expires:  Sunday, December 15th 2019)

N.Bay/N.Coast: Grief Support in Marin County: Miriam Siyam, LCSW has a new part-time psychotherapy practice on weekends in San Rafael, and will be offering a free 2-hour workshop called "Grief and the Holidays" on Sat Dec 7, and Sat Dec 14. She is also offering four free counseling sessions to those affected by the Sonoma County fires. This includes fire victims as well as the rescue workers and volunteers. Please call (415) 762-3600 for more information.    (Ad expires:  Thursday, December 26th 2019)

For Sale
Offices For Rent

Sac/N.Inland: Furnished office in Folsom available Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday afternoons. $460/month. Receptionist, waiting area and large staff lounge including many amenities. Harvey Stabbe (916)492-8283.       (Ad expires:  Friday, December 13th 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: El Dorado Hills, fully furnished, quiet office space in convenient location, available now! $120/day per month and available 1-4 days/week. Contact Lisa @ 916-844-4272.       (Ad expires:  Wednesday, December 25th 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: Beautiful therapy space in the heart of East Sacramento 550 a month utilities included 916 four five six 5003       (Ad expires:  Wednesday, December 25th 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: Roseville furnished therapy office available on Wed.,Fri.,Sat.and Sun. on Professional Dr.. This is an established office with over 10 therapists. Includes nice waiting room, kitchen, Wi-Fi, Copy/Fax. If interested, please call Lorraine at 916-780-1144    (Ad expires:  Friday, December 27th 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: 2 units for rent. Located on 1731 I Street, Sacramento CA. $700 each per month with one year contract. Utilities and cleaning included. Available on Jan 7th 2020.       (Ad expires:  Monday, December 30th 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: Fridays and Sundays available. Rent is $92/month for 1 day/week in the office, $184/mo for 2 days. There are 2 offices in the suite. Rent includes: waiting room, kitchenette, therapist bathroom in-suite, client bathroom in lobby, file room, cleaning service, wifi internet, and utilities. A few therapists are established and share space in this suite. Address: 2322 Butano Drive, suite 109, Sacramento 95825. Call/text/email to set up time to see the space. Mary Huarte (916) 802-3603       (Ad expires:  Tuesday, December 31st 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: Part- time availability in our BEAUTIFUL MIDTOWN CRAFSTMAN 1330 Q Street in the heart of the R Street Corridor. Openings in our building are rare. Onsite parking for tenants. The building has lovely period features, hardwood floors,kitchen,large waiting room and parking for tenants. Friday and/or Saturday available. Coffee shops and restaurants only minutes away. For inquiries contact Mark Foster at (916) 849-1928.       (Ad expires:  Wednesday, January 1st 2020)

Sac/N.Inland: Large, quiet window office with lots of light on the main floor in a three-story professional office building. Available Mon-Sat morning-evening $825/mo and includes utilities. It has a prime location near I-80, restaurants and businesses in Midtown Sacramento. Main medical center within walking distance. The building features a common kitchen area and two bathrooms. Ideal building for therapist and psychiatrists. Pictures available; call today to schedule a showing.       (Ad expires:  Thursday, January 2nd 2020)

Sac/N.Inland: Available 12-1-19 East Sac area private office unfurnished handicap accessible off street parking fully serviced $500 monthly. Jim at 916-531-2801.       (Ad expires:  Tuesday, January 14th 2020)

SanFrancisco: Beautiful, large, quiet, garden view, lots of light, well'furnished, close to all transportation, great location in the Castro District. Available to sublet half of the time for $950   http://2148AMarketStreet    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, December 11th 2019)

SanFrancisco: Financial district office for rent Mon Wed Fri, available Aug 1, contact for details.    (Ad expires:  Friday, December 13th 2019)

SanFrancisco: Small, centrally located office for treating adults in historic Healing Arts Building (1801 Bush at Octavia). Mon., Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., 2 day min. $250 per day; $700 3 days. Call (415) 595-0353    (Ad expires:  Thursday, December 26th 2019)

Offices Wanted

E.Bay: Experienced bilingual LCSW is looking for therapy office to share for 15-20 hrs/week in Albany, N or downtown Berkeley. Prefer friendly therapist building with waiting room. 2-3 days 8-3pm, Sat/Sun afternoons. contact me at (917)209-3487 or email. Learn more about me looking for Shih Shin Suzie Wu on Psychology Today. Thank you.       (Ad expires:  Monday, December 30th 2019)

Other Services/Miscellaneous

Intensive In-Home Family Treatment (IIFT), is a new family centered, innovative home-based treatment model for high conflict families designed to stabilize a child or adolescent in the home without the need for hospitalization or residential care. IIFT is also appropriate when traditional outpatient therapy has not been able to effect positive change. The model is based in part on a Wraparound platform but with a number of unique, highly effective enhancements not found anywhere else including a novel use of in-home cameras that allows for 24/7 intervention and real time coaching. For more information or to refer a family to IIFT, please visit and to view a short video of an overview of IIFT, please visit: or Or to get a feel for IIFT and how we work with reactivity in families please visit:    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, December 10th 2019)

WEBSITES FOR THERAPISTS - I build beautiful, affordable WordPress websites for sole proprietors and small businesses. Please visit Lerdahl Web Design online to learn about our process and to view my portfolio, which includes an example of a recently designed therapist site. Contact me with any questions, or to schedule a free consultation in the Sacramento area. I look forward to hearing from you! Sue Lerdahl/Lerdahl Web Design    (Ad expires:  Friday, December 13th 2019)

Buy Test: Licensed CA Psychologist seeking to purchase Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities (no case) and Tests of Achievement Form A (no case). 818-224-3345 or       (Ad expires:  Friday, December 13th 2019)

Positions Available

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Sacramento is seeking 2 licensed clinicians, one with experience in trauma treatment and EMDR and a cognitive therapist experienced in providing CBT & DBT. Both positions are f/t; some part/time applications will be considered. HPS offers MH-IOP for Chronic Pain, Trauma, and complex mental health conditions in a holistic treatment environment.    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, December 10th 2019)

Sierra Child & Family Services is seeking a licensed clinician to provide a full array of mental health services to clients at our office in Jackson (Amador County) and our office in San Andreas (Calaveras County). Preferred skills: Serving youth through specialty mental health services authorized by Medi-Cal. Our mission is to help families reunite, to stop cycles of abuse, to provide special education services and behavior management skills and to assist families in successfully living together. We share a common goal to help children with genuine emotional challenges to function in the outside world and live in the least restrictive setting in which they can thrive. Compensation will be based on licensure status and related experience; details will be outlined through the interview process. Please email a resume and letter of interest to    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, December 11th 2019)

As a LMFT or LCSW at Oakendell you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of teens in a family-like setting. Oakendell is a residential therapeutic program serving 18 teenage boys. It is located outside of San Andreas, California on a beautiful 124 acre ranch. Join our dedicated team in a dynamic and creative environment as we provide in-time support and interventions, as well as weekly individual and group therapy to traumatized youth in a milieu setting. Oakendell's milieu is structured to support a child centered, trauma-informed care system. A good candidate will have experience in, and/or a strong desire for further training in, trauma resolution practices such a trauma-informed CBT, somatic experiencing, or EMDR. Compensation is DOE and includes paid continuing ed, a benefits package, paid leave and a signing bonus. Email a cover letter and CV to or call 209-754-1249 for more information.    (Ad expires:  Friday, December 20th 2019)

BAY AREA CENTER FOR ADHD IS HIRING - The Bay Area Center for ADHD ( is hiring clinicians (MFTs, LCSW, PhD/PsyD, LPC) in San Francisco, Marin, the East Bay, Peninsula, and South Bay. Clinicians may see clients in our clinics, or may see clients in their own private practice offices. We are hiring licensed clinicians who have experience with CBT and Family Systems, and there are opportunities for training in CBT, Family Systems, EMDR, and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. Our group practice meets on the first Friday of the month in San Francisco to discuss research, keep each other up to date on treatment, and to discuss cases. Clinicians who are newer to the practice attend our consultation group on Mondays from 12-2 in San Francisco. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to We hope you can join our team!    (Ad expires:  Monday, December 30th 2019)

E.Bay: XY Counseling in Alameda, CA is hiring a licensed psychotherapist - LMFT, LCSW, LPCC or Psychologist - who specializes in couples counseling. Duties include seeing 10-15 couples a week writing treatment plans and progress notes. Specific training in couples work required - PACT and/or EFT models preferred. This is an hourly, paid position, with a range of $70-$100/hr DOE. Learn more at    (Ad expires:  Friday, January 3rd 2020)

Sac/N.Inland: Vantage Point Center for Psychotherapy is hiring skilled licensed psychologists for our group practice in Sacramento. Medical and dental benefits for full-time clinicians. Extra consideration given to those with specialized training and experience doing supervision/training and working with OCD/Anxiety Disorders. We are interested in finding a good fit to expand our practice and to train doctoral students. To apply please send letter of interest and CV to    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, December 18th 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: Three Figs Counseling is looking for a licensed therapist for our growing practice. Private Practice in Davis. Competitive compensation + Insurance. Must have 1 year post licensure experience, experience with adolescents, young adults, couples, families, have a niche in EMDR, trauma, EFT.    (Ad expires:  Saturday, December 21st 2019)

Sac/N.Inland: Thrive Therapy & Counseling is hiring a licensed or associate therapist to join our team! We're looking for a motivated, dedicated, kind clinician who is passionate about providing excellent therapy, enjoys being part of a collaborative team, and likes to have fun along the way! Job duties include: provide individual, family, or group therapy; maintain progress notes and treatment plans; respond to new client inquiries; provide marketing and administrative support as needed. Must be able to work one weekend day and 1-2 evenings. Submit cover letter & resume:    (Ad expires:  Wednesday, December 25th 2019)

Practice Announcements
Services Wanted

Sac/N.Inland: Seeking: Extraordinary Humanistic/Relational/Attachment based private practice for Associate with 1700 hours and quality session skills. Proficient in Simple Practice. Needs supervisor with dedication to communication, empathy and emotional anchoring for continued growth. Session location and payroll for regulations. Roseville/Folsom/Greater Sacramento Area.    (Ad expires:  Tuesday, December 10th 2019)