SCPA Board Meetings, Workshop, and Event Schedule 2021-2022

- 5:00 - 6:30pm online via Zoom.

- Remote log-in details sent upon event registration

- Current SCPA Members interested in attending Board Meetings must email to receive log-in details

  • September 10, 2021
  • October 1, 2021
  • November 5, 2021
  • December 3, 2021
  • January 7, 2022
  • February 4, 2022
  • March 4, 2022
  • April 1, 2022
  • May 6, 2022

Past SCPA Monthly Workshops

Decoding Neurofeedback: History, Evolution, and Clinical Applications
Andreas Michaelides, Ph.D., BCN: July 2021

Exposure Therapy of Complex Trauma in Adults: Going "Off Script" with Tips, Techniques, & Adjunct Treatments
Mitchell Schare, Ph.D. ABBP: June 2021

The Unconscious Rediscovered: How Everyday Unconscious Processes Impact Clinical Practice
Valentina Stoycheva, Ph.D.: June 2021

Burnout in Psychologists: Understanding, Managing, and Preventing the Phenomenon
Danielle Zito, Psy.D.: December 2020

Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) In the Treatment of Depression and OCD: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know
Aleksandra Krunic, MD - presenter, Anthony Pantaleno, Ph.D. - moderator: November 2020

Open for Business: Marketing Strategies for the Professional You Are, and the Practice You Want to Have
Donna Thiele, Psy.D., LBA, BCBA-D: October 2020

How to Start and Build a Psychotherapy Practice
Deena Abbe, Ph.D. ~ Barbara Fontana, Ph.D. ~ Steven Hartman, Psy.D. ~ Laura Van Schaick-Harman, Psy.D.: September 2020

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills and Varsity and Youth
Arthur L. Popp, PhD: May 2020

Is it Aging or Alzheimer’s Disease? What’s Normal and What’s Not
Dr. Christopher Christodoulou, Ph.D.: April 2020

Refresher on WAIS-IV Administration and Interpretation
Eugene Lubliner, Psy.D.: March 2020

Treating Veterans & the Disabled
Roy Aranda, PsyD, JD and Conrado Delgado: February 2020

Students and Recent Graduates: Options with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology: From Working to Graduate School
Jessica Cannone, BA: January 2020

Couple Therapy, Miscarriages, and the Couple's Failure to Mourn
Carl Bagnini, LCSW, BCD: December 2019

School and Clinical Training In Mindfulness - Where Do I Begin?
Anthony Pantaleno, PhD, Gabrielle Chiaramonte, PhD, Barbara Fisher, PhD, Danielle Smith, PsyD: November 2019

Treating Patients who are Divorcing or Recently Divorced
Neil S. Grossman, Ph.D., ABPP & Kim M. Ciesinski, Esq.: October 2019

What is Forensic Psychology and How It Interfaces with other Areas of Psychology
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D., Neil S. Grossman, Ph.D., Steve Honor, Ph.D., and Bob Raymond, Ph.D.: May 2019

Best Practices in Social Skills Training: A Behavior Analytic Perspective
Donna Thiele, Psy.D., LBA, BCBA-D ~ Michelle Pesca, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA: April 2019

Coping With the Dark Night of Patient Suicide: Perspectives From the Field
Anthony Pantaleno ~ Kristin Bruning, M.D. ~ Kristin Karch, MS. Ed. ~ Dina Vivian, Ph,D.: March 2019

Classroom management in classes with students who learn differently
Sagit R. Vishnia, Psy.D.: January 2019

Motivational Interviewing for Helping People Change
Joanne D. Taylor, Ph.D: December 2018

How to Start and Build a Psychotherapy Practice
Barbara Fontana, Ph.D. ~ Deena Abbe, Ph.D. ~ Steven Hartman, Psy.D. ~ Laura Van Schaick-Harman, Psy.D.: November 2018

A Therapist's Personal and Professional Experience in the Interactive Treatment of Bipolar Disorders I and II
Stephen Guido, Ph.D.: October 2018

Working with Couples Using Imago Relationship Therapy
Barbara Fontana, Ph.D.: May 2018

Professional and Personal Experiences of Microaggressions in a Therapy Room
Anu Raj, Ph.D.: April 2018

Beyond the Scores: Differential Diagnoses of Learning Disabilities and Comorbid Conditions
Emma Leah Hettrich, Psy.D. and Michael Scholz, M.S. (Speech/ Language Pathologist): February 2018

The Use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as a Foundational Model for Psychotherapy Training and Supervision
Joseph R. Scardapane, Ph.D.: March 2018

Leveling the Playing Field: An In-Depth Look at Accommodations on High Stakes Exams
Wendi Fischer, Ph.D.: December 2017

Identification and Brief Treatment Approaches for Substance Use Disorders
Nehal Vadhan, Ph.D.: October 2017

Autism Spectrum Disorders
Rebecca Sachs, Ph.D.: May 2017

Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) for the Treatment of Chronic Depression and Beyond
Dina Vivian, Ph.D.: April 2017

How to Respond to a Subpoena
Bruce V. Hillowe, J.D., Ph.D.: March 2017

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders - Intersections of Identity, Biology, & Family Formation in Clinical Presentation and Treatment
Helen Meyers, Ph.D. & A. Samantha Dreyer, Psy.D.: February 2017

Concussive Injuries and Psychological Treatment
Steve Honor, Ph.D.: January 2017

How to Start and Build a Psychotherapy Practice
Barbara Fontana, Ph.D. - Steven Hartman, Psy.D. - Laura Van Schaick-Harman, Psy.D. - David Durso, Esq.: December 2016

The Soldier's Project: Preparing Clinicians to Serve the Needs of Veterans
Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D., ABPP - Madelyn Miller, Ph.D., LCSW, CGP - Jessica Koblenz, Psy.D., CGP - Steven Rose, LCSW - Alina Perez, MSW: November 2016

Mindfulness for You, Mindfulness for Your Patients
Gabrielle Chiaramonte, Ph.D. - Barbara Fisher, Ph.D. - Anthony Pantaleno, Ph.D.: October 2016

Romantic competence: Skills for healthy relationships
Joanne Davila, Ph.D.: September 2016

Twitter Boot Camp for Psychologists
Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP: May 2016

The ABC’s and 123’s of CBT for Anxiety!
Simon Rego, Psy.D., ABPP, ACT: May 2016

Anxiety Disorder in Kids
Deena Abbe, Ph.D.: April 2016

Psychological Service Delivery on the College Campus - Current Trends, Critical Challenges, Facts and Misconceptions
Andrew Berger, Ph.D.: March 2016

Advancing the Treatment of Adolescent Eating Disorders: The BITE Approach
Dina Hirsch, Ph.D.: February 2016

Psychology and Technology
Andreas Michaelides, Ph. D.: January 2016

The Treatment of Sexual Addiction
Peter Kanaris, Ph.D.: December 2015

Psychotherapists and Divorce: Using Different Roles to Help our Clients
Neil S. Grossman, Ph.D., ABPP - Charles McEvily, Esq. - Roxane Polak, Ph.D.: Late November 2015

The Intersection of Mental Illness and Medical Illness: A Father’s Personal Excursion into the World of His Medically Ill - Mentally Ill Adult Son
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.: November 2015

The Alphabet Soup of Private Practice: Adapt and thrive in the world of ICD 10, DSM 5, PQRS, and HIPAA/HITECH
Carmel L. Gold, LCSW BCD: October 2015

The Worst of Mankind and the Best of Humanity - A Comparison of Natural and Human-Made PTSD and Traumatic Reactions in First Responders and Caregivers
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.: September 2015

Understanding and Treating Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders: Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)
Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D.: May 2015

The State of Psychology and Private Practice, 2015
Jerry Grodin, Ph.D.: May 2015

Introducing Mindfulness into the Therapy Hour: What to Say, What to Do, and How to Get Unstuck
Dorothy Ahl, M.S., Ed.S. - Barbara Fisher, Ph.D. - Cheryl Kurash, Ph.D. - Anthony Pantaleno Ph.D.: April 2015

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Third Generation CBT
Mark Sisti Ph.D.: March 2015

Risk Management: Dangerousness to Self and Others
The SAFE Act & Duty to Protect
Roy Aranda, J.D., Psy.D., Shane Gregory Owens, Ph.D., ABPP: February 2015

Using Social Media to Expand Your Practice
Kevin S. Ryan: January 2015

"Carefrontation" A Treatment Model for Adolescent Addiction
Harris B. Stratyner, Ph.D.: December 2014

Starting & Building a Private Practice
Brianna Fava, Ph.D., Barbara Fontana, Ph.D., Steven Hartman, Psy.D., Laura Van Schaick-Harman, Psy.D: November 2014

Professional Wills and Termination of Treatment Generally
Bruce V. Hillowe, J.D., Ph.D.: October 2014

So What Do I Do When?...Business Conundrums, Dilemmas, and Policies in Private Practice
Stephen Honor, Ph.D. and Anthony Pantaleno, Ph.D.: April 2014

Record Keeping and Record Release for Psychologists
Bruce Hillowe, J.D., Ph.D.: March 2014

Our Aging Population and Implications for the Clinical Practice of Psychology
Robert W. Figlerski, Ph.D.: February 2014

Living with Depression: A Personal and Professional Perspective
Deborah Serani, Psy.D: December 2013

Suicide Assessment and Prevention
Shane Owens, Ph.D., ABPP: November 2013

Mindfulness in Action: From Therapist Couch to Compassion Relief
Peter Lin, Ph.D. (CAC): October 2013

ADHD and Executive Functions: The Keys to Success for Children and Adults with ADHD
Joseph S. Volpe, Ph.D. (CAC): September 2013

Kings Park: Stories from an American Mental Institution: Film, Discussion, and Reception
Co-Hosted by Suffolk County Psychological Association (SCPA) & Cinema Arts Centre (CAC): June 2013

PREPaRE Workshop 1
Workshop: June 2013

Adolescent Romantic Relationships: Understanding Risk and Building Competence
Dr. Joanne Davila: April 2013

Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
Dr. Mitchell Banks: March 2013

Couple Therapy: Managing the Conflict and Repairing the Damage after an Affair
Dr. Michael Zentman: February 2013

Nuts and Bolts of Violence Risk Assessment
Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.: December 2012

The Soldiers Project: Treatment of Veterans Returning Home From Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families
Thomas McCoy, M.Div, LCSW: October 2012

How to Start and Build a Psychotherapy Practice
A Panel Presentation by: Drs. Barbara Fontana, Deena Abbe, Sagit Vishnia and Steven Hartman; September 2012

Designing the Future of Psychological Practice
Robert E. McGrath, Ph.D.; May 2012

Treating Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using a Cognitive-Behavioral Approach
Valerie Gaus, Ph.D.; March 2012

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): An Introductory Overview
Uri Bergmann, Ph.D.; February 2012

Treatment Options for Depressive Disorders: Psychotropic Medications, Neuromodulation, and Complementary Approaches
Andrea Carlsen, M.D.; January 2012

TAME - Teen Anger Management Education
Eva Feindler, Ph.D.; December 2011

Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia
Fred Friedberg, Ph.D.; November 2011

Working From the Heart: A Therapist's Guide to Heart-Centered Psychotherapy
William P. Ryan, Ph.D; October 2011

A "Taste" of Mindfulness
Dr. Anthony Pantaleno; September 2011

Fear, Anger, Shame, Loathing: Clinical & Countertransferential Reactions to Patient Suicidality
Dr. Shara Sand; May 2011

Couples Therapy from an Imago Prospective
Dr. Barbara Fontana; April 2011

Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Drs. Philip Eisenberg, Joseph Gartner, & Sagit Vishnia; March 2011

Warrior’s Trauma: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and its Treatment in Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Dr. Stephen Long; February 2011

Practical Hypnoanalysis
Dr. Daniel Araoz; December 2010

Life and Love After Divorce: Guiding Patients Through Post-Divorce Adjustment*
Dr. R. Phillip Colon; November 2010 *(co-sponsored with NCPA)

How to Start and Build a Psychotherapy Practice
Drs. Barbara Fontana, Jennifer Fay, Joseph Volpe, and Keith Moss; October 2010

Tax Planning for Psychologists in Private Practice
Jim Grennen; May 2010

The Treating Psychologist: A Survival Guide for Court Testimony
Drs. Neil Grossman & Steve Honor; April 2010

What We Know About Anger and its Implications for Clinical Practice
Dr. Ray DiGuiseppe; March 2010

Sex Therapy: An Introduction for the General Practitioner
Dr. Peter Kanaris; February 2010

Leadership Development and Organizational Consulting: Redefining Your Professional Skill Set
Dr. Bruce Hammer; January 2010

Recognition and Treatment of Morbid Obsessions
Dr. Fred Penzel; December 2009

Mind Ding Positive Energy: The Reframing of Perfomance Anxiety
Dr. John Bowman; November 2009

Networking and Mentoring for the Early Career Psychologist and Graduate Student
Drs. Diane Sherlip, Barbara Fontana, Ann Eckardt, & Ms. Andrea Lampert; October 2009

Suffolk County Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association and the New York State Education Department to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Suffolk County Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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