Formal Education

B.S.  Psychology   

Grinnell College  1986-1990

 

M.S. and Ph.D.  Child-Clinical Psychology  

University of Washington 1990-96

Internship and Post-Doc

Kapi’olani Medical Center’s Counseling Center (Predoctoral Internship) Honolulu, HI. (1995-6)

 

Kapi’olani Child Protection Center (Postdoctoral Residency) Honolulu, HI. (1996-8)

Licensure

State of California, Licensed Psychologist, #18094,    (4/02 – present)
 

Continuing Education

Chronic Anxiety: Powerful Treatment Methods to Break the Anxiety Cycle, (3/16/18), David Carbonell, Ph.D., PESI, Inc. (approved by the American Psychological Association), (6.25 credits).

 

Protecting Patient Privacy When the Court Calls, (3/17/18), the American Psychological Association’s Office of Continuing Education. (1 credit).

 

Facebook as a Research Tool, (3/17/18), the American Psychological Association’s Office of Continuing Education. (1 credit).

 

Best Practices for an Online World, (3/17/18), the American Psychological Association’s Office of Continuing Education. (1 credit).

 

What are the Benefits of Mindfulness, (3/17/18), the American Psychological Association’s Office of Continuing Education. (1 credit).

 

Emerging Ethical Threats to Client Privacy in Cloud Communications and Data Storage, (3/19/18), the American Psychological Association’s Office of Continuing Education. (1 credit).

 

Looking Forward:  Innovations and Opportunities for Practice, (3/19/18), California Psychologist, Winter 2018. (3 credits).

 

Beyond Borders: The Psychology of Immigration in California, (3/20/18), California Psychologist, Fall 2017. (3 credits).

 

Community Resiliency Model, One Day Training (Live) - Santa Barbara, CA. 1/30/18.

 

Psychological First Aid Online, (01/21/18), the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, distance learning. (6 credits - online).

 

Constructivism, Reality, and Psychotherapy,  (04/07/17), Kjell Rudestam, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Shame Shields:  The armor we Use to Protect Ourselves and why it Doesn’t Serve Us, (08/23/2017), Brene Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, through PESI, Inc. (approved by the American Psychological Association), distance learning. (1 credit- online).

 

The 10 Core Competencies of Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss, (11/14/16), Michael Dubi, ED.D., LMHC, PESI, Inc. (approved by the American Psychological Association), (6.25 credits).

 

Four Perspectives of Treating Anxiety, (04/26/14), Michael Beiley, Ph.D., Christine Lewis, Ph.D., Janice Rudestam, Ph.D., Dean Janoff, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (6 credits).

 

Creating a Professional Will:  The What the Why and How, (05/02/14), Carol Dworkin, Ph.D. and Joan Sandberg, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (2 credits).

 

Primer on Violence and Mental Illness, (09/12/14), John Lewis, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Supporting Families in Developing Balance in Digital Use, (10/10/14), Winifred Lender, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Being a Gender-Competent Therapist, (11/07/14), Max Rorty, LCSW., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy:  What it is and How to Use it, (01/09/15), Suzanne Johnson, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

In Sickness as in Health; Psychology’s Role in Medical Illness, (02/06/15), Betsy Bates Freed, Psy.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

A Theatre of the Mind:  Psychodrama and Role Theory, (04/10/15), Elizabeth Plummer, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Positive Psychology, (02/26/16), California Psychologist, Spring 2014, (online), (3 credits).

 

Women’s Issues, (02/26/16), California Psychologist, Summer 2014, (online), (3 credits).

 

Development and Life Span Issues, (02/26/16), California Psychologist, Fall 2014, (online), (3 credits).

 

Diagnosis and the DSM-5 - Changing Times, (02/27/16), California Psychologist, Fall 2015, (online), (3 credits).

 

Pain Management and Overmedication, (02/27/16), California Psychologist, Summer 2015, (online), (3 credits).

 

CPA 2015 Convention Preview, (02/27/16), California Psychologist, Winter 2015, (online), (3 credits).

 

CPA 2016 Convention Preview, (02/27/16), California Psychologist, Winter 2016, (online), (3 credits).

 

Evidence-Based Trauma Treatments and Interventions, (11/15/16), Michael Dubi, ED.D., LMHC, PESI, Inc. (approved by the American Psychological Association), (6.25 credits).

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Recent Advances in Psychological Trauma, (6/7/13), Gilbert Reyes, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (3 credits).

 

Care Delivery in a Changing Fiscal Environment, (5/10/13), Charles Lepkowsky, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Psychodynamic Diagnosis of Personality Disorders, (04/12/13), Matthew Bennett, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Digital Media and Telepsychology – Ethical and Effective Use for Clinicians, Researchers, and Supervisors, (02/21/13), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara Counseling Center’s CAPS Continuing Education Series, Santa Barbara, CA. (2 credits).

 

The role of exposure in the Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, (03/01/13), Michael I. Beiley, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Increasing Therapist Effectiveness: New Contributions from Social Constructionism, Neuroscience, and Existential/Buddhist Psychology, (02/01/13), Stephen Bacon, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Preparing for the 2013 CPT Coding Changes, (01/11/13), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Pivotal Response Training:  an Intervention for Autism, (12/14/12), Lynn Koegel, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Psychology Practice Relating to Work and Workers’ Compensation, (11/2/12), Fred Morguelan, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Goal Focused Positive Psychology, (10/05/2012), Collie Conoley, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

A Psychotherapist’s Guide to Facebook and Twitter:  Why Clinicians Should Give a Tweet!, (09/08/2012), Psychotherapy.net, online course (1 credit).

 

Psychology Practice in the Digital World:  Opportunities and Pitfalls, (09/07/2012), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

There’s a Clinical App for That:  Integrating Mobile Technology in Psychotherapy, (04/21/2012), Drew Erhardt, Ph.D., & Edrick Dorian, PsyD, ABPP. California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Ethically Managing Your Online Reputation as a Psychologist in the Age of Google and Yelp, (04/20/2012), Keely Kolmes, PsyD., & Heather L. Wittenberg PsyD. California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

What We Know (and Don’t Know) About Telepsychology, (04/20/2012), Michael Donner, Ph.D., Ofer Zur, Ph.D., & Jeffrey Youngren, Ph.D. California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Trauma and Latina Immigrants:  Clinical Manifestations and Two Culturally-meaningful Treatments for PTSD and Other Trauma-related Sequelae, (04/20/2012), Yvette Flores, Ph.D., Regina Armas, Ph.D., Lesleigh Franklin, Ph.D., Rosa Granadillo-Schwentker, Ph.D. California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Clinical Supervision:  Perspectives and Creative Problem-Solving, (04/19/2012).  Carol Falender, Ph.D. California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (2 credits).

 

Supervision Institute:  Clinical Supervision:  Advanced Supervision Practice, (04/19/2012).  Carol Falender, Ph.D. & Edward Shafranske, Ph.D. ABPP. California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (4 credits).

 

Health Psychology Institute:  Psychological Consultation in Behavioral Medicine/Integrated Care Settings, (04/12/2012).  David J. Martin, Ph.D., Astrid M. Reina-Patton, Ph.D., Melinda Ginne, Ph.D., & Michael Ritz, Ph.D., California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Monterey, CA. (4 credits).

 

Assessment and Psychotherapy:  An introduction to the use of psychological testing in psychotherapy (12/15/11).  John Lewis, Ph.D.  Sierra Tucson and Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA. (2 credits).

 

Distressed Students at University of California, Santa Barbara (09/29/11).  Angela Andrade, Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara; Goleta, CA.  (1 credit).

 

Psychologists’ Duty to Advance the Field:  The Rorschach in a Forensic Setting, (09/18/11). California Psychological Association, Online Course (2 credits).

 

What Can Be Done About Student Misuse of Their Electronic Communication Devices?  (09/19/11). California Psychological Association, Online Course (2 credits).

 

New Practice Opportunities (09/17/11).  California Psychological Association, Online Course (2 credits).

 

Fostering Forgiveness in Psychotherapy:  Implicit and Explicit Processes (09/16/11).  Juliet Rohde-Brown, Ph.D. Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Supervision II:  Advanced Topics, Ethics and Law (05/15/11).  Zur Institute, online course (6 credits).

 

Understanding Personality Disorders (02/24/11).  Dennis Marikis, Ph.D.  Institute for Brain Potential, Santa Barbara, CA. (6 credits).

 

A Culture of Wealth, (09/17/10).  Jo Ellen Eng, Ph.D. Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Psychological First Aid for People Affected by Disasters (10/29/10), Gilbert Reyes, Ph.D., & Heidi Zetzer, Ph.D.  Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA. Sponsored by the Santa Barbara County’s Disaster Response Committee, (4 credits).

 

Helping Clients and Clinician’s Manage Trauma:  Theory, Applications, and Evidence Based Approaches, (05/07/10), Dr. Gil Reyes, Dr. Karen Lehman, & Dr. Jeana Dressel, Santa Barbara County Psychological Association and the University of California, Santa Barbara; Goleta, CA. (6 credits)

 

Body Dysmorphic Disorder, (03/19/10), Adina McGarr. Psy.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

How Alpha Stim SCS increases Practice Revenues, (02/19/10), Dan Staso, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Learning to Breathe Underwater, (1/15/10), Radhule Weininger, Ph.D. Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Beliefs and Practices Supporting LD Learners, Parents, and Professional Support Teams, (09/18/09), Theresa Gorey, Crane Country Day School, Santa Barbara, CA. , 5th Annual Supporting Success Forum.

 

Public Service Ethics Education, (09/14/09), California State Attorney General, online course.

 

Foundations of Clinical Supervision, (04/04/09), Zur Institute, LLC., Online exam and course, (6 credits).

 

The Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Team in Santa Barbara County, (04/03/09), Anna Kokotovic, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Incorporating Experiential Techniques into Psychotherapy, (03/06/09), Elizabeth Plummer, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Evidence Based Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients,  (02/28/09), Tania Israel, Ph.D., sponsored by the Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, Carpinteria, CA. (4 credits).

 

Applications of Voice Therapy in Clinical Practice, (10/10/08), Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, (1.5 credits).

 

Legal and Ethical Risks and Risk Management in Professional Practice, (09/20/08), The APA Insurance Trust and California Psychological Association, Jeffrey Younggren, Ph.D., ABPP, Ventura, CA. (6 credits).

 

Alzheimers, Memory, and Dementia, (09/10/08), R.S. Hullon, M.D., J.D. (Institute for Natural Resources), Santa Barbara, CA. (6 credits).

 

Attachment Disorders, (04/08/08 – 04/09/08), Janis A. DiCiacco, Cross Country University, Ph.D., Ventura, CA. (12 credits).

 

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters, (02/01/08), Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AABT), Online exam and course, (2 credits).

 

Depression:  Current Research from the National Institute of Mental Health, (02/01/08), Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AABT), Online exam and course, (2 credits).

 

California Laws and Ethics for Psychologists, (01/24/08), Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AABT), Online exam and course, (4 credits).

 

Making Connections:  Practical Steps for Collaborating with Other Health Professionals, (09/15/07), Salle Hildebrandt, Ph.D., California Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA. (3 CE credits).

 

Fee-for-Service:  Creating a Win-Win Practice for You and Your Clients, (09/15/07), Elaine Rodino, Ph.D., California Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA.  (1.5 CE credits).

 

Building a Successful Group Practice:  Business Strategies for Quality Care, (09/15/07), Dean Given, PhD., and Alan Kaplan, JD., California Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA. (1.5 CE credits).

 

Effective and Ethical Marketing Strategies for Psychologists, (09/16/07), David Ballard, PsyD, MBA., California Psychological Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA., (3 CE credits).

 

Obesity:  A Scientific Update, (01/10/07), Institute for Natural Resources, Santa Barbara, CA. (6 CE credits).

 

Troubled Times, Troubled Youth, (10/20/06), Robert Brooks, Ph.D., Family Therapy Institute, Santa Barbara, CA. (6 CE credits).

 

Breaking Through to 21st Century Teens and Parents, (10/21/06), Ron Taffel, Ph.D., Family Therapy Institute, Santa Barbara, CA. (6 CE credits).

 

Risk Factors for Developing Babies and Children, (01/22/06), Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences (AABT) online course, (1 CE credit).

 

Grief:  Coping with the Death of a Loved One, (01/22/06), AABT online course, (1 CE credit).

 

Club Drugs:  A Brief Guide to MDMA, GHB, Ketamine and Rohypoint, (01/22/06), AABT online course, (1 CE credit).

 

Bulimia and Binge Eating, (01/22/06), AABT online course, (1 CE credit).

 

Art Therapy and Anxiety:  Healing Through Imagery, (11/09/05), Cross Country University, Sherman Oaks, CA. (6 CE credits).

 

Basic Hypnosis, (11/13/05), Continuing Education Seminars, Los Angeles, CA. (6 CE credits).

 

The Gift of Fear:  Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence, (07/25/05), Gavin DeBecker, Distance learning course (9 CE credits).

 

Aging and Long Term Care Workshop, (04/16/05), AABT, Ventura, CA. (4 CE credits).

 

California Law and Ethics, (01/29/05), AABT, Ventura, CA.  (6 CE credits).

 

Innovations in Family Therapy Practice, (August 10-14, 2003), American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI. (20 CE credits).

 

Domestic Violence:  Assessment and Treatment, (11/8/03), Alyce LaViolette, M.S., Ventura, CA.  (7 CE credits).  

 

California Law and Ethics Workshop, (07/12/03), AABT, Ventura, CA. (6 CE credits).

 

Child Abuse:  Assessment, Reporting and Treatment, (03/20/99), UC Santa Cruz Extension, Santa Cruz, CA.  (8 credit hours).

 

Chemical Dependency:  Assessment and Treatment, (03/06/99 – 03/07/99), Joe Livingston, Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.  (16 credit hours).

 

Human Sexuality, (02/27/99 – 02/28/99), Carol Rinkleib Ellison, Ph.D., UC Berkeley Extension, Berkeley, CA. (15 credit hours).

 

Child Abuse and Exploitation Investigative Techniques, (09/09/96 – 09/13/96), United States Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Honolulu, HI. (40 hours).

© 2018 by Dr. Karen Lehman

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