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Trainings available for:

Continuing Education 

Applied Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety, Trauma, Disaster Mental Health,  Technology and Psychology, Mindfulness/Meditation, Self-Care for Professionals, Art and Imagery in therapy, .. plus MORE - see list below for more details

Educational Presentations

Clinical Psychology teachings in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment; advanced supervision and study; High School and undergraduate Career options, and introductory information on Psychology topics.  See my page on  Work Experience for more 

Community Presentations

Disaster Mental Health, Long-term disaster recovery, Mindfulness and Meditation, Managing your anxiety, education on different types of psychological challenges, Parenting, grief/loss, taking care of your health, happiness, getting a great sleep

Parenting 

Skills

Parenting effectively, communication, developmental education, technology and parenting, difficult situations, balancing your life and health, school transitions, safety - protecting your children from predators, talking with teens, healthy media/electronics

Full List of my Workshops and Presentations 

 

CoVid-19 Response in Santa Barbara: Psychologist and the Community Wellness Team, (12/18/2020), A Virtual Webinar at the annual meeting of the California Psychological Association’s Disaster Response Network and the WRAP-EM Pediatric Mental Health Work Group.

Sensual Embodiment of Self Through Chair Dance, (12/2/2020), A Virtual Dance Workshop for Trauma Survivors.

8 Months in and How are YOU Doing? Building YOUR Resilience through Psychology, Mindfulness, and Self-Compassion, (11/22/2020), A Virtual Webinar for the Grinnell College ExCo Experience. Grinnell College Symposium, Grinnell, Iowa.

Sensual Embodiment of Self Through Dance, (2/22/2020), A Live Dance/Movement Workshop for Trauma Survivors, at Seventh Dimension Dance, Santa Barbara, CA.

Wonder Woman Workshop Series for Adolescent Girls: Psychological Techniques for Stress-Management, Mindfulness, and Empowerment (10/14/2019), Karen Lehman, Ph.D. at Women’s Athletic Club, Santa Barbara, CA.

Phases of Disaster and our Community’s Response (4/9/19), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Michele Puoget-Drum, MS, presentation to the Department of Counseling Psychology and Education, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Wonder Woman Workshop Series for Adolescent Girls: Psychological Techniques for Stress-Management, Mindfulness, and Empowerment (3/7/2019), Karen Lehman, Ph.D. at Women’s Athletic Club, Santa Barbara, CA.

Where are we with Hope and Resilience? Your Role During our Community's Long Term Disaster Recovery (2/8/19), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Michele Puoget-Drum, MS, Continuing Education presentation to members of the Santa Barbara County Psychological Association, with CE approved by the California Psychological Association, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Where are we with Hope and Resilience? The role of the Healthcare Provider in Long Term Disaster Recovery (1/16/19), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Michele Puoget-Drum, MS, Layla Farinpour, MS, LMFT. Cottage Hospital’s Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Santa Barbara, CA.


The Thomas Fire and 1/9 Debris Flow: What we learned and are continuing to learn about Disaster Mental Health Response (9/21/18), Karen Lehman, Ph.D. a presentation for the members of the California Psychological Association’s Disaster Response Network, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Dig Deep: Finding Your Resilience in Trying Times (5/19/18), Karen Lehman, PhD and Brooke Sears, PsyD. Cottage Hospital's Annual Mental Health Fair, Santa Barbara, CA. 

Coping with the Effects of Disaster, (1/31/18), Karen Lehman, Ph.D. - a community presentation. I was part of a panel which provided a variety of information for residents who had recently been affected by a disaster.

 

Respectful Communication with Your Gifted Child, (5/2/13), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., workshop for “Parents of Gifted Children Support and Education Group”, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

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).

 

Preparing for the 2013 CPT Coding Changes, (01/11/13), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association Course offering CPA-approved continuing education credit for Licensed Psychologists , Santa Barbara, CA. (1.5 credits).

 

Graduate Study and Careers in Clinical Psychology (10/15/2012), University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.  Guest lecturer for an undergraduate course in Psychology (Practicum in Applied Psychology) taught by Dr. Matthew Quirk.

 

Psychology Practice in a Digital World – Opportunities and Pitfalls (09/07/2012), Karen Lehman, Ph.D., Santa Barbara County Psychological Association Course offering CPA-approved continuing education credit for Licensed Psychologists, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Clinical Intakes and Assessment of Children and Adolescents (5/23/12), University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.  Guest lecturer for Graduate Course taught by John Lewis, Ph.D., in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology.

 

Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents (3/8/12), University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.  Guest lecturer for Graduate Course taught by Heidi Zetzer, Ph.D., in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology.

 

Helping Clients and Clinicians Manage Trauma:  Theory, Applications, and Evidence-Based Practice, Presented by Dr. Gil Reyes, Dr. Karen Lehman, & Dr. Jeana Dressel (05/07/10).  University of California, Santa Barbara; Goleta, CA.

 

Career Day – Being a Psychologist (02/24/10), Dos Pueblos High School, Goleta, CA.

 

Career Day – Being a Psychologist (09/25/09), San Marcos High School, AVID Class, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Career Day – Being a Psychologist (03/26/09), Santa Barbara High School, Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Parenting with Love and Respect  (11/01/08), Ojai Valley Community Nursery School, Ojai, CA.

 

Advanced Professional Communication Skills for Teachers (08/15/08), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Protecting Your Child from Human Predators, Education and Preparation, (05/16/06), Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

How to Avoiding Stereotyping Your Child, (04/18/06), Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

Conditional vs. Unconditional Acceptance:  Learning How to Praise Effectively, (3/21/06), Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

How to Free a Child Who is Locked into a Role, (03/14/06), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Siblings Without Rivalry, (03/04/06 and 03/11/06), Ojai Valley Community Nursery School, Ojai, CA.

 

Conditional vs. Unconditional Acceptance:  Learning New Ways to Praise, (03/07/06), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Encouraging Autonomy in Children, (02/28/06), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Alternatives to Punishment:  Why Punishment Does Not Work and How to Use Problem-Solving for Persistent Problems, (02/21/06), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Developmentally Appropriate Autonomy for Children – Help Kids to Help Themselves, (2/21/06), Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

Engaging Cooperation with Fun, Respect, and Clarity, (02/14/06), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Building a Positive Relationship with Your Child, (02/07/06), Patagonia, Ventura, CA.

 

Alternatives to Punishment – Part 2:  Problem Solving Techniques for Persistent Behavior Problems, (01/17/06),  Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

Alternatives to Punishment:  Why Punishment Does Not Work and the Importance of Noncontingent Love, (11/15/05), Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, (10/22/05 and 10/29/05), Ojai Valley Community Nursery School, Ojai, CA.

 

Creating Respectful Communication for Teachers and Students:  A workshop for Teachers and Faculty, (10/31/05)  Ojai Valley School, Ojai, CA,

 

The Daily Routine:  Getting Through the Do's and Don'ts with Fun, Respect, and Clarity, (10/18/05),  Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

Respectful Communication for Parents and Children, (09/20/05), Ojai Valley's Neighborhood For Learning Community Parent Education Series, Ojai, CA.

 

Siblings Without Rivalry, (05/07/05 and 05/21/05), Ojai Valley Community Nursery School, Ojai, CA.

 

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, (03/05/05 and 03/12/05), Ojai Valley Community Nursery School, Ojai, CA.