Winter 2023  vol. 42, no. 4

President's Message

by Dominique Yarritu, PhD, LMFT

"Today I am writing my last message to you as president of the chapter. It has been quite an adventure, starting with collaborating on the newsletter in 2020..."

Community Focus: Interview with Ashwini Addala, LMFT  by Liliana Ramos, LMFT

"...we are all on a spiritual journey. It is an essence of the human existence and we get to choose whether we engage and drive the boat or be swept up by the waves and tides."

Welcome Our New Director of Programs

"Marté J. Matthews is pleased to join the board as Director of Programs because the programs offered by the chapter were the main reason for her joining in 2009."

Welcome Our New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

"Kusum, an alumna of the California Institute of Integral Studies’ Integral Counseling Psychotherapy program and an AMFT with Gestalt Therapy training, immigrated from India."

Welcome Our New Treasurer

"I am truly grateful for the opportunity to assume the role of treasurer for the board. It is an honor to be entrusted with this position of financial responsibility."

A Slice of Humor: Goodbyes

by Edna Wallace, LMFT

"You’re leaving
your dreams of what could be,
your experience of what is,"

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Upcoming Events

Asian American Mental Health Since the Twin Pandemics: What Clinicians Need to Know

Presented by Sherry Wang, PhD
Saturday, Jan 13, 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Michael's at Shoreline + ONLINE

3 CE credits

Accessing Self & Parts through Yoga & Movement: A Self-Leadership Mini Retreat for Therapists

Presented by  Jaclyn Long, LMFT and LaDonna Silva, LMFT

Friday, Jan 19, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Michael's at Shoreline, Mountain View

No CE credit

Compassionate Collage: Art Therapy Healing for the Healer

Presented by Ursula Jorgensen, ATR-BC, LMFT
Sunday, Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Michael's at Shoreline, Mountain view

2 CE credits

Online Support Groups

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

Third Saturdays at 1PM w/Della Fernandes, LMFT

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

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

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