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Speaking to Healthcare Professionals

 Dr. McMahon is available as a speaker or teacher for professional meetings, grand rounds, staff meetings, in-service training, continuing education, etc. Call Dr. McMahon at 415-625-3565 to discuss topics of interest to your group. 

Possible Topics: Preventing Burnout:

  • Would You Like to be Happier?
  • Improving the Quality of Your Life
  • Preventing Personal Burnout
  • Recommendations from Positive Psychology

Possible Topics: Responding to Nonadherence

  • Promoting Successful Change in Yourself and Others
  • The Five Stages of Successful Change
  • Responding to Nonadherence
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Successful Change: Tips and Pitfalls
  • Effective Communication with Patients

Possible Topics: Panic, Anxiety, Fears:

  • Treatment of Panic Disorder
  • Public Speaking Without Anxiety
  • Treatment for Fears and Phobias
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders and Treatment Options

Possible Topics: Self-Hypnosis and Hypnosis:

  • Hypnosis for Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery
  • Uses of Self-Hypnosis to Manage Stress
  • Benefits of Hypnosis in Medical Practice

Possible Topics: Lymphedema and Chronic Condition

  • Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema
  • Living Well with a Chronic Condition

Past Talks on Preventing Burnout

  • Kaiser-Permanente GSAA Pediatric Leadership Team on preventing personal burnout and protecting staff morale in a challenging healthcare environment
  • Emergency Department Observation Staff, University of Rochester Medical Center Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Labor & Delivery and High Risk OB Nursing Staff, University of Rochester Medical Center Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
  • Keynote Speaker, 2010 Networking and Educational Seminar for Lymphedema Therapists
  • Talk to ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, and staff, Kaiser-Permanente Fremont Medical Center
  • Panel presentation to lymphedema therapists at the 7th International Conference of the National Lymphedema Network
  • Past Workshops on Nonadherence
  • Responding to Nonadherence – 10th National Lymphedema Network International Conference
  • Responding to Noncompliance and Preventing Personal Burnout – 9th National Lymphedema Network International Conference
  • Responding to Noncompliance and Preventing Personal Burnout – 8th National Lymphedema Network International Conference
  • Motivating and Responding to Noncompliance – 2006 Annual Lymphedema Conference, Lymphovenous Association of Ontario

Past Talks on Hypnosis

  • Clinical Hypnosis – Talks to healthcare professionals including Dentists, Nurses, Physicians and students in these fields for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and at Kaiser-Permanente.

Past Talks about Lymphedema

  • Therapeutic Use of Self - Keynote Speaker, Networking and Educational Seminar for Lymphedema Therapists
  • Collaborating with Caregivers to Improve Lymphedema Care - Poster co-presenter, 8th International Conference of the National Lymphedema Network
  • Quality of Life – Keynote Speaker, 10th Annual Lighthouse Lymphedema Network Conference for healthcare professionals treating lymphedema and patients
  • Expert Panel Discussion – Co-presenter with David Finegold, MD and Erik Maus, MD, 10th Annual Lighthouse Lymphedema Network Conference for healthcare professionals treating lymphedema and patients
  • Living Well With Lymphedema - Closing Speaker, 10th Annual Lighthouse Lymphedema Network Conference for healthcare professionals treating lymphedema and patients
  • Living Well Emotionally with Lymphedema – Presentation to California Pacific Medical Center lymphedema therapists, other healthcare professionals and lymphedema support group
  • Overcoming the Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema - Keynote Speaker, 2006 Annual Lymphedema Conference of the Lymphovenous Association of Ontario, Toronto for healthcare professionals treating lymphedema

Call Dr. McMahon at 415-625-3565 to discuss speaking engagements and topics of interest.