Winter 2020

Vol. 39, No. 4

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President's Message

by Jacqui Gerritsen, LMFT

“As we continue to adapt to this ongoing new normal, I hope you all are finding constructive, healthy ways to take care of yourselves.”

Community Focus

Interview with Dolat Bolandi, LMFT

"When I work with someone, I stay present to what's going on in the relationship, present in the moment; I am an instrument."

ISTDP Explained
by Diane Byster, LMFT

“The engine of Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy is the patient’s will and innate healing force for their own health and well-being.”

Therapist Use of Self
by Kaye Bishop, LMFT

"My training with Virginia Satir and 34 years of practice have taught me that the person of the therapist is the catalyst for change."

2020 Membership Celebration

by Mary Van Riper, LMFT

Our Annual Celebration was filled with fun activities, 2020 volunteer recognition, and an introduction to the new 2021 board members. 

New Board Member

Welcome Rebecca Li, LMFT

Meet new board member, Rebecca Li, who will be serving as chief financial officer for the chapter. Welcome, Rebecca!

Volunteer Appreciation

Honoring Debra Rojas and Nancy Andersen

Get a peek into what it has been like for Debra and Nancy to serve on the board for so many years. Their service is greatly appreciated!

Remembering Carol Hadlock

Carol Hadlock, co-founder of PTI, was a major influence on the San Francisco Bay area therapy world. She will be missed!

Volunteer for Our Chapter!

We need your help with our programs.

Do you have ideas of programs for our chapter in 2021? Looking for a way to join with other members to contribute? We need you!

A Slice of Humor 

by Edna Wallace, LMFT

Read Zoloft, a poem by Edna Wallace, in her regular column. Thank you, Edna, for your insights and humor.

Newly Licensed Members

Congratulations to you all!

Congratulations to members Moitreyee Chowdhury, Kevin Cornelius, Lilliana Ramos, and Claire V. Thomas on getting licensed!


From the editorial committee

Check out art psychotherapy through TouchDrawing, read about a polyglot therapist in Europe, and discover workshops offered by our members.

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