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Associate Symposium September 2019

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The annual associate symposium will be held this September 22nd Sunday from 1-3:30pm at the the Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St. in the Beit Midrash room.

We will have four panelists to talk about their life and post-licensure therapeutic work. They will present on clientele and clinical orientation. Associates who attend will get a more detailed understanding of the types of careers available to licensed psychotherapists. There will be client vignettes and opportunities for associates to ask questions in both large and small group formats.
The presenters are:
Caitlin Graham is an LMFT who graduated from The California Institute of Integral Studies. Caitlin currently works at the Edgewood Center Outpatient Program with youth and families in the San Francisco area and is also working as Clinical Manager for the Edgewood Therapeutic Behavioral Services team. Caitlin uses trauma informed approaches in working with youth to assist them with managing mental health issues in addition to working with their families to improve family functioning and cope with the impacts of multigenerational trauma as a result of immigration, abuse, community violence and socioeconomic stressors. Additionally Caitlin’s background is in Expressive Arts Therapy and provides mental health services in both English and Spanish. 
ldiko Gabor, LMFT, CGP (Certified Group Psychotherapist) is in private practice in San Francisco where she works with individuals in long term psychodynamic therapy and facilitates ongoing process groups. She is currently the president of NCGPS and adjunct faculty at UCSF, leading process groups for psychiatry residents as well as for Masters level clinicians in various graduate programs. Ildiko blends attachment theory with depth psychology and relational approaches. Her website is ildikogabor.com.
  Gerald Chambers is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist who specializes in substance abuse and 12-Step recovery. His commitment, background, and training make him uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat both mental health and relationship issues. He provides therapy for people with a variety of concerns including substance use and domestic violence issues. He offers telemedicine to clients that live throughout the state of California. He uses a secure, HIPPA-certified, online platform (thera-Link) to deliver his services. You can find more info about Gerald and his practice at www.geraldchambers.com.
Paul Howard is an LMFT, supervisor and Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist with a private practice in San Francisco he calls Emotionalflow Psychotherapy. Paul sees emotional suppression as the root of most psychopathology and views his job as helping people hear the messages their emotions are trying to send them. To accomplish this, he integrates a variety of attachment and trauma oriented modalities with modern emotion science into his work with couples and individuals. Learn more at Paul’s website: www.emotionalflow.com.



September 22, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm