March 2024  vol. 43, no. 2

President's Message

by Liliana Ramos, MA, LMFT

"Happy Spring! It's an opportunity to try something new. It's also a month to celebrate women and the many holidays like Ramadan, Spring Equinox. Navroz, Holi, Easter, and Passover."

What Sex Therapy Cannot Do  by Marty Klein, PhD, LMFT

"We can do wonders, which makes this work life-affirming. We can't do everything that people want or need, which also makes this work painful. Here are some things I'm asked to do periodically ..." 

Therapist are Humans Too  Interview with Jeremiah Knight , LMFT  by Vidur Malik, Director-at-large, SCV-CAMFT

"The initial message was that therapists are human too... We have personal lives ... Being able to encourage clinicians and help them to be vulnerable, be open, and ask 'what comes up within you when life outside of therapy is chaotic?" 

Honoring the Unseen: Women's Contributions to the Field of Mental Health by Kusum Punjabi, AMFT, DEI Director, SCV-CAMFT

"March being Women's History Month is a good time as any to pay tribute to the many women seen and unseen, who stand behind us in the work that we do."

A Slice of Humor: The Quiet Holds It All

by Edna Wallace, LMFT

"The quiet holds it all.
The quiet is
really your time ...

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Upcoming Events

Good Mom/Bad Mom Loop: Using Internal Family Systems To Support The Mental Health of Moms 

Presented by Jessica Sorci, LMFT and Rebecca Geshuri, LMFT
Friday, Apr 5, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM


3 CE credits

Mastering Child Abuse Reporting: How to Carry Out Your Reporting Duties While Avoiding Common Myths and Misconceptions

Presented by Bradley J. Muldrow, Esq. CAMFT Staff Attorney 

Wednesday, Apr 17, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


3 CE credits

Re-Examining the "Golden Years": Depression and Older Adults 

Presented by Edna Wallace, LMFT, and Thomas E. Havel, MD
Friday, May 10, 2:30 AM - 3:30 PM


No CE credits

Online Support Groups

Group Private Practice Owners Support Groups:
Fourth Friday at 10:30 AM w/Ursula Jorgensen, ATR-BC, LMFT and Amanda Cortez, LMFT

Asian and Pacific Islander Therapist Support Groups:
First Saturdays at 12:00 PM w/Jia Rebecca Li, LMFT and Jyoti Nadhani, LMFT

Black Therapist and Associate Support Groups:
Fourth Saturdays at 10 AM w/Erica Jenkins, LMFT

Fourth Mondays at 9 AM w/Beth Proudfoot, LMFT and Kim Ives Hicks, LMFT

SCV-CAMFT Therapist Support Groups:
Third Fridays at 10 AM w/Nasrin Farr, LMFT and Cindy Gum, LMFT

Pre-Licensed Support Groups:
First Fridays at 10 AM w/Natasha Kazmi, LMFT
First Saturdays at 11 AM w/Jim Arjani, LMFT

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