MARIN CAMFT

Marin CAMFT Connections Spring 2020

Events, news and updates for Apr/May/June


President's Report

President Lynne Clyde outlines the latest on our plans to continue offering CE units and events; updates on chapter activities and accomplishments; and opportunities for projects and causes you can participate in.

Resources for moving your clients to online therapy

Read a host of resources and ideas to help you move your practice out of your office and into clients' homes by electronic therapy.

BBS gives grace period on CEs and renewals

If your license is set to renew before June 30, you will be able to renew

even if you have not completed your required 36 CE units. Read the details.

What's ahead for Marin CAMFT's CE trainings?

Our new director of Continuing Education Pat Saunders outlines her plans for offering CE trainings and workshops

in these changing conditions.

Wonder how your dues are spent?

Read how we allocate our chapter's financial resources to serve our members.

Read the 2019 chapter Revenue and Expense Report

Opportunities to build your practice

Marketing Director Adam Cohen provides an update

Our membership continues to increase

Lynne Clyde outlines the numbers and trends

Marin CAMFT brings home awards for excellence and outstanding leadership

Report from the state CAMFT Leadership Conference



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GROUPS FOR WOMEN

WOMEN’S GROUP

Renée Owen, LMFT                                      415 453 8117

Ongoing weekly group for women (clinicians & nonclinicians) Develop & deepen intimacy skills through support, process work, goal setting. Excellent adjunct to individual therapy. Thurs PM  ONLINE.


DIVORCE GROUPS FOR WOMEN ONLY

Susan Pease Gadoua, LCSW                             415 448 6242

Ongoing biweekly groups provide community, emotional support and information for all stages of divorce or separation. Topics: self-esteem, empowerment and recovery from difficult feelings and situations.


RELATIONSHIP INSIGHT GROUP FOR WOMEN ONLY

Susan Pease Gadoua, LCSW                              415 448 6242

Ideal for any woman who is ready to change unhealthy relationship patterns. Bring to light outdated beliefs and perceptions that set women up for unfulfilling, sometimes abusive situations.


MONTHLY SATURDAY GROUPS FOR WOMEN

Gilda Meyers, LMFT                                            415 453 1839

Ongoing groups exploring issues of midlife and aging, meet one Saturday monthly in San Rafael. Age 65+ meets 2nd Saturday/ month 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Age 55+ meets one Saturday/month 10 am-1:30 pm. Call for flyer, info, free interview.


WOMEN’S INTERPERSONAL GROUP

Lois Friedlander, LMFT, CGP                            415 383 3337

Integrates psychodynamic, interpersonal models. For students, professionals. Examine relationships. Consultant: Dr. Irv Yalom Wednesday, 6:30-8 PM, Ongoing. 3569 Sacramento Street, SF.


WEIGHT LOSS AND WEIGHT MAINTENANCE GROUP

Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT                                         415 897 1348

Gain tools and develop strategies for successful weight loss/ long-term maintenance. Food plans individualized for new habits with group therapy & support for emotional ups & downs 12-week am/pm sessions in Novato.

PARTNERS OF SEX ADDICTS SUPPORT GROUPS

Willow Tree Counseling                             707 200 2332 x 102

Education and support for betrayed partners impacted by sex addiction. A safe space to share experiences and receive guidance - a Christian group is available. Jeanne@willowtreesantarosa.com


GROUPS FOR MEN

GROUP THERAPY FOR MEN

Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT                                  415 383 9254

Strengths- and Positivity-Based, move in cooperation toward greater emotional awareness, resolving challenges, improved relationships and competence Wednesday 6:30 - 8 PM

MEN AND RELATIONSHIPS

David Kest, LMFT                                     415 246 1739

San Rafael Group forming. Practice mindfulness, safe conversations & relationship skills to promote healing & growth. Ready for the next level through support & compassion? Wednesdays, 7-9 PM 1703 Fifth Ave, SR

MEN’S SEX ADDICTION RECOVERY GROUP

Willow Tree Counseling                  707 200 2332 x 101
Ongoing homework/process group helping create & maintain sobriety, establish recovery, & address underlying issues. Santa Rosa: Monday 4PM, Tuesday 8AM, Thursday 5PM, San Rafael: Friday 3PM. Tim@WillowTreeSantaRosa.com

CHILDREN, TEENS AND PARENTING

SINGLE PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

Wendy Homer, LMFT                                          415 413 8086

Transform surviving into thriving! Address loneliness, exhaustion, parenting issues, co-parenting problems, strategies for success Ongoing, weekly. Contact Wendy: wendyhomerlmft@gmail.com.

DBT SKILLS FOR TEENS

Erica Thomas LMFT                                          707 206 8698

Ongoing Weekly Educational Group for teens with depression, anxiety, or self-harm. We will learn distress tolerance and positive coping skills specifically tailored for teens. Rohnert Park, CA. www.growingpositivefamilies.com

SPECIALTY GROUPS

MEN PARTNERS OF ABUSE SURVIVORS

Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT                                415 383 9254

Education about the impact of abuse; support and exploring response-able resolution to personal and couple challenges with others that will understand. Tuesdays, 6:30-8 PM www.scottnelsonphd.com

$$$ MONEY MATTERS $$$

Laurie Buntain, LMFT                                          415 721 9555

Explore and understand your relationship with money. Identify influences and patterns to increase rational financial behavior and harmony. Seven sessions for individuals and couples. Group meets biweekly in Kentfield.

HORSE/ANIMAL SUPPORTED THERAPY GROUP

Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT                                         415 897 1348

Therapeutic skills and problem solving for new possibilities, learned and practiced through interacting with unique and friendly horses and farm animals for adults, adolescents and youth.

ARTS-BASED PROCESS GROUP FOR WOMEN & MEN

Dr. Shira Marin LMFT, Annie Danberg, LMFT   415 499 0737

Clinicians/ non-clinicians. Liberate self-expression, cultivate self-awareness & self-acceptance and transform self-judgment. 8-week session. San Rafael www.shiramarinphd.com or www.anniedanberg.com

ONLINE DREAM GROUPS

Shira Marin, PhD, LMFT                                    415 499 0737

Benefit your life through the psyche’s language of images. Immersion in dreams with possible Expressive Arts. Group 1 - clinicians, Group 2 - non-clinicians. 6 members. Friday AM 1.5 hours weekly, 40 years experience. www.shiramarinphd.com

CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP

Wendy Homer, LMFT                                     415 413 8086

Reduce isolation. Increase skills for coping with fear, anxiety
and depression, stress and pain management. Ongoing,
weekly, Contact Wendy: wendyhomerlmft@gmail.com.

FAMILY CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

Wendy Homer, LMFT                                     415 413 8086

Help coping with stress, isolation, burn-out, balancing personal
needs with those of loved one, unresolved family conflicts.
Ongoing, weekly. Contact Wendy: wendyhomerlmft@gmail.com.

GROUPS FOR THERAPISTS

CO-LED THERAPY GROUP FOR MATURE THERAPISTS

Geraldine Alpert, PhD, Elaine Cooper, PhD, LCSW 415 479 9479

One opening in high functioning, long term, co-ed group with psychodynamic, interpersonal orientation. Wednesday AM in San Rafael. www.GeraldineAlpert.com

WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS

ENLIVEN YOUR WORK WITH PSYCHODRAMA TRAINING

Sylvia Israel, LMFT, TEP, RDT/BCT                   415 454 7308

Integrating role-play into individual sessions. Exploring Social Issues: 2-Day Sociodrama Workshop. Director Intensive. www.BayAreaMorenoInstitute.com   sylvia@imaginecenter.net

GOTTMAN COUPLES WORKSHOP: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LOVE

Lisa Lund, LMFT & Bob Navarra, PsyD           415-721-4310                          

2 days filled with research-based tools to confirm and strengthen your relationship.13.5 CE hours. Held 5 times per year at Acqua Hotel in Mill Valley. www.ACouplesWorkshop.com

COED GROUPS

INTIMACY GROUPS

Renée Owen, LMFT                                         415 453 8117

Ongoing weekly process groups for men and women (single, in relationship, or married). Explore blocks and learn how to experience more fulfillment & success in relationships and life. Mon or Tues pm. ONLINE.

SINGLES GROUP

Renée Owen, LMFT                                         415 453 8117

Psyched coed for those desiring to create more committed, intimate relationships. Assists in discovering blocks/obstacles. Excellent adjunct to Indiv. therapy. 9 weeks, Tues PM ONLINE.

INTERPERSONAL PROCESS GROUP

Lou Dangles LMFT & Chris Armstrong LMFT 415 454 2722

Members will have an opportunity to learn about relationship patterns in their lives, understand impact on others Weds, 7:30– 9 PM San Anselmo

BARIATRIC SURGERY/ EDUCATION SUPPORT GROUP

Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT                                    415 897 1348

For women and men contemplating weight loss surgery and for those post- surgery, to establish new eating habits for weight loss and successful maintenance. 12-week AM and PM sessions in Novato

SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION/SUPPORT GROUP

Dr. Jean Hayes, LMFT                                    415 897 1348

For women and men contemplating their behavior, use or abuse of various substances, i.e., alcohol, drugs, food, pills, sex, shopping, gambling-effects on aspects of their lives. 12-week. AM & PM in Novato.

MONTHLY PSYCHODRAMA GROUPS & WORKSHOPS

Sylvia Israel, LMFT, TEP, RDT/BCT              415 454 7308

Issues addressed: relationship with self and others, family of origin, self-esteem, empowerment, trauma/addictions recovery, spirituality. Emphasis on creativity & spontaneity. www.BayAreaMorenoInstitute.com

COUPLES COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP

Kathy Jarosz, LCSW                                      415 999 4414

Crash course to improve communication with a partner. Focus on skills to use right away. Materials given for practice. Great relationship tune-up. One evening per month. Kathy@couplescounselingworks.com

CONSULTATION GROUPS 

THRIVE CONSULTATION GROUPS -- ONLINE OPTION

Renée Owen, LMFT                                        415 453 8117

Connect and network with colleagues. Receive help in creating a thriving practice, or starting, facilitating or sustaining groups and general case consultation. Meets once a month in San Rafael. reneeowen@sbcglobal.net

CONSULTATION/SUPERVISION GROUP

Scott Nelson, PhD, LMFT                                 415 383 9254

Ongoing group 1.5 hours twice a month – 6 members. 43 years experience Your  energy engaged, your knowledge strengthened, your insight brightened www.scottnelsonphd.com

ONLINE SUPERVISION AND/OR CONSULTATION: FROM PRELICENSED TO LATE CAREER

Shira Marin, PhD, LMFT                                      415 499 0737

Consultation group to further your development as a therapist, gain support, Depth, Jungian, Dream, EAT approaches Experienced facilitator, 35 years clinical, teaching experience. CEs available. 90 minutes twice per month in San Rafael

CONSULTATION GROUP: EXPERIENCED CLINICIANS

Fran Goldie-Marcus, LCSW                             415 892 4310

Consultation group with special emphasis on evaluating and treating personality disordered clients from a psychodynamic and object relations perspective. Contact Fran for more info: frangoldiemarcus@gmail.com 

BIMONTHLY CONSULTATION GROUP

Geraldine Alpert, PhD.                                        415 497 9479

Formerly Director Post Doc Training at Kaiser; Assoc. Prof of Psychiatry at UCSF, Director of Group Therapy at McAuley Neuropsychiatric Institute. Input/ Support. www.GeraldineAlpert.com


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

NEXT DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2020

  1. Submit new ads to clydelynne@gmail.com 
  2. Renew existing ads with no changes by mailing your check, payable to Marin CAMFT, to: Renee Owen, LMFT at 1703 Fifth Avenue #101, San Rafael, CA 94901 (no hard copy required)
  3. Mail a hard copy of new ads and check, payable to Marin CAMFT to Renee Owen, LMFT, 1703 Fifth Avenue #101, San Rafael, CA 94901 For questions, call TGL Editor, Renée Owen, at 415 453 8117 
  4. Specify the section in which you would like to see your ad.
  5. Maximum ad length: First 2 lines for title of group, facilitator, phone # - 44 characters. Next 3 lines- description of group and web address, 65 characters per line. If too long or doesn’t follow the existing format…. editing!
  6. Price: Marin CAMFT members: $20 first listing, $10 for additional listings in the same issue. Nonmembers: (including agencies) $25 first listing, $15 for additional listings in the same issue.
  7. For answers to your questions, call TGL Editor, Renée Owen, at 415 453 8117



Marin County Chapter of CAMFT                  

PO Box 9065 San Rafael, CA 94912-9065     

(415) 459 3484       www.marincamft.org


Marin CAMFT is approved by  the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT Provider #56895) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs

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