Community Networking Events

Events included in the list below are networking events produced by other professionals/associations that may be of interest to SDPA members.

    • 04/03/2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • National University-Spectrum Campus, San Diego CA

    The relationship training institute presents…

    Suicide Therapies That Work
    Presenter: Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

    Apr 3 2020 (Fri)
    8:30am-3:30pm/6.0 CE hours

    National University-Spectrum Campus, San Diego CA

    $150-$190 (Early-bird/Allied Agencies/Student discounts apply)

    Discounted rates for SDPA/SD Psychoanalytic/SD-CAMFT/SDNC-CAMFT

    PROGRAM: ALL CALIFORNIA PSYCHOLOGISTS NOW REQUIRED TO ATTEND TRAINING IN SUICIDE THERAPIES (STARTING 2020), AND ALL MFTS/LCSWS ALSO REQUIRED (STARTING 2021) —THIS OUTSTANDING COURSE MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AND RE-LICENSURE! Join internationally-recognized author Dr. Lisa Firestone to identify the most important techniques/tools for assessing suicidal risk, recognize innovative and effective suicide therapies which will assist clinicians in practicing to the standard of care, and activate strategies to minimize the risk of successful lawsuits or sanctions.

    FACULTY: Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in Santa Barbara and the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association. She is the author of Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion and The Self under Siege. Dr. Firestone is a national and international presenter on the topics of suicide and violence as well as couple relationships and parenting.

    For more information…

    • Visit our website at www.RTIprojects.org
    • Contact Suzanne Smyth-Cohen at 619.296.8103, ext. 10
    • E-mail: info@RTIprojects.org
    • 04/03/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    April 3rd
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 04/14/2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Corner Bakery Cafe (Westfield UTC)

    MEN'S ISSUES

    Our Next meeting is: 

    April 14th
    8am

    Corner Bakery Cafe (Westfield UTC)
    4575 La Jolla Village Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92122

    If you are interesting in participating please email the Chair: Dr. Robert Teel at rteel3@gmail.com

    The purpose of the Men's Issues Committee (MIC) is to provide SDPA members with an opportunity to explore men's issues both personally and academically.  This Committee provides a forum for enjoying the company and shared experiences of other MIC members while also working to raise awareness of men’s issues in the San Diego community.  Women are encouraged to join and contribute to the discussion.

    • 04/14/2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Corner Bakery Cafe (Westfield UTC)

    MEN'S ISSUES

    Our Next meeting is: 

    April 14th
    8 am

    Corner Bakery Cafe (Westfield UTC)
    4575 La Jolla Village Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92122

    If you are interesting in participating please email the Chair: Dr. Robert Teel at rteel3@gmail.com

    The purpose of the Men's Issues Committee (MIC) is to provide SDPA members with an opportunity to explore men's issues both personally and academically.  This Committee provides a forum for enjoying the company and shared experiences of other MIC members while also working to raise awareness of men’s issues in the San Diego community.  Women are encouraged to join and contribute to the discussion.

    • 04/14/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday,  April 14, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


    • 04/21/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    April 24th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 05/12/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla

    ADDICTIVE DISORDERS - LUNCH MEETING

    Tuesday, May 12, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla
    3299 Holiday Ct.
    La Jolla, CA 92037


    The Addictivie Disorders committee welcomes new members. Please RSVP to email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com 

    Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet for lunch. In even numbered months we meet by video conference call. On these calls we offer case consultation for any SDPA member, about any addictive problem (you don't need to stay for the whole meeting).  All attendees pay for their own lunch.

    • 05/12/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • SDPA Office
    Register

    EARLY CAREER PROFESSIONALS COMMITTEE

    Managing Subpoenas and Court Orders plus 2020 Update of Laws

    DATE/TIME:

    May 12, 2019
    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    LOCATION:

    San Diego Psychological Association
    4699 Murphy Canyon Rd. 
    San Diego, CA 92104

    (in the United Way Building)

    Please join us for an interactive event with SDPA Attorney David Leatherberry, JD. David will be discussing how to Manage Subpoenas and Court Orders as well as the 2020 Update of Lawns including AB 1775 (downloading etc. of child porn). 

    An opportunity for networking will be provided from 6-6:30 PM and after the presentation until 8:30 PM. David will also be available to answer questions after the presentation. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

    This event is geared toward Early Career Professionals and those newly starting private practice. The event is for psychotherapists, not office staff.

    Please email Melissa Lanza @ drlanza.phd@gmail.com for more information.

    • 05/19/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    May 19th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 05/30/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 05/31/2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California

    Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop:

    A Relationship Enrichment Program

    At the Cottage Clinic

    May 30-30, 2020

    Space is limited. Sign up early, this program sells out.

    Based on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (and sprinkled with AEDP ~ Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)

    For all Committed Couples

    Facilitated by Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom; Assisted by a team of EFT Trained Therapists

    • Do you want to feel closer and more connected to your partner?
    • Are you in a good marriage but want a tune up?
    • Are you tired of arguing? Do you want to start enjoying your relationship again?
    • Would you like to stop feeling lonely and start feeling safe, secure and loved?
    • Are you looking for a research based, fun, and interesting pre-marital education program?​


    Join us for this positive, research-based program for all couples that want to strengthen and deepen their relationship. Pre-marital couples that want to prepare and learn how to make love last for a lifetime will benefit from this program. You will take home tools that you can keep using in your relationship.
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    The workshop is two days from
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Cottage Clinic 14249 Rancho Santa Fe Farms Road, Rancho Santa Fe, California, 92067.

    The Cottage Clinic is located in a nature retreat on private property. Our setting provides a relaxing and secluded experience that is conducive to letting down one's guard and focusing on your relationship.
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    We bring in a healthy catered lunch so that couples can stay on the property and enjoy some quality time together.

    12 CE’s area available for psychologists attending with their partner as well as other mental health professionals.

    To register and for more information, please go to www.holdmetightworkshops.com


     

    • 06/05/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    June 5th
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 06/09/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday,  June 9, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


    • 06/16/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    June 16th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 07/14/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla

    ADDICTIVE DISORDERS - LUNCH MEETING

    Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla
    3299 Holiday Ct.
    La Jolla, CA 92037


    The Addictivie Disorders committee welcomes new members. Please RSVP to email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com 

    Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet for lunch. In even numbered months we meet by video conference call. On these calls we offer case consultation for any SDPA member, about any addictive problem (you don't need to stay for the whole meeting).  All attendees pay for their own lunch.

    • 07/21/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    July 21st
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 08/07/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    August 7th
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 08/11/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


    • 08/18/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    August 18th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 09/08/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla

    ADDICTIVE DISORDERS - LUNCH MEETING

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla
    3299 Holiday Ct.
    La Jolla, CA 92037


    The Addictivie Disorders committee welcomes new members. Please RSVP to email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com 

    Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet for lunch. In even numbered months we meet by video conference call. On these calls we offer case consultation for any SDPA member, about any addictive problem (you don't need to stay for the whole meeting).  All attendees pay for their own lunch.

    • 09/15/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    September 15th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 10/02/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    October 2nd
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 10/13/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


    • 10/20/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    October 20th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 11/10/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla

    ADDICTIVE DISORDERS - LUNCH MEETING

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla
    3299 Holiday Ct.
    La Jolla, CA 92037


    The Addictivie Disorders committee welcomes new members. Please RSVP to email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com 

    Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet for lunch. In even numbered months we meet by video conference call. On these calls we offer case consultation for any SDPA member, about any addictive problem (you don't need to stay for the whole meeting).  All attendees pay for their own lunch.

    • 11/17/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    November 17th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 12/04/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    December 4th
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 12/08/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday, December 8, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


Past events

03/24/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Disaster Psychology Committee
03/22/2020 SDPA Member Event - Aging With Resilience- Combating Loneliness & Enhancing Mental Health
03/17/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
03/14/2020 SDPA Event - State of the Association Annual Meeting
03/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Science Fair Judging
03/10/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Addictive Disorders Lunch
03/10/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
03/07/2020 SDPA Member Event - Getting the Love you Want Couples workshop
02/24/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Forensic Committee Meeting
02/20/2020 SDPA Member Event - DBT and Substance Use Disorders
02/18/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
02/15/2020 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
02/12/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Events Committee Meeting
02/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Disaster Psychology Committee Meeting
02/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation
02/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
02/08/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Supervision Committee Meeting
02/07/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Community Mental Health Committee Meeting
01/23/2020 SDPA Committee Event - TAX TIME Q&A
12/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation December
12/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
12/07/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Supervision Committee Meeting
11/19/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
11/19/2019 SDPA Committee Event - SDPA Disaster Psychology Committee Meeting
11/16/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Events Meeting
11/14/2019 Community Event - Serving Our Military and Veteran Clients
11/12/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Addictive Disorders Lunch November
11/12/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
11/08/2019 Community Event - Tour of SD County Office of Emergency Operations
11/06/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Fall Fusion Mixer with ECP
11/02/2019 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
10/26/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - San Diego Bowen Family Systems Theory Conference
10/15/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
10/08/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation October
10/08/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
09/24/2019 SDPA Committee - Disaster Psychology Committee Meeting
09/21/2019 SDPA Committee Event -Winter Party Meeting
09/21/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Group Psychotherapy Workshop
09/12/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Addictive Discorders Networking Event
09/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event -Lunch September
09/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
09/06/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Tour of SD County Office of Emergency Operations
08/26/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Forensic Committee Meeting
08/13/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation
07/31/2019 SDPA Member Event - The San Diego GSRD Forum’s Summer Cocktail Mixer!
07/25/2019 SDPA Member Event - The Transformative Power of Disconnection
07/20/2019 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
06/29/2019 SDPA Member Event - Documentary Discussions
06/07/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - This is the Talking Cure
04/20/2019 SDPA MEMBER EVENT A Social Group for GSRD-Affirmative Therapists
03/23/2019 SDPA Member - Yoga for Stress Reduction
01/23/2019 SDPA Committee Event - TAX TIME Q&A
09/16/2017 SDPA Member Event - LGBT
09/15/2017 Community Event - Living Well
08/27/2017 SDPA Networking Event - Summer Social
08/23/2017 SDPA Member Event - CHILD
08/18/2017 Community CE Event - Networking, Presentation, Tour
06/28/2017 Community Event - Gender Odyssey


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