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Speaking to Mental Health Professionals

Dr. McMahon is available to speak to mental health professionals at conferences, grand rounds, staff meetings, in-service training, continuing education programs, etc. She has presented continuing education workshops at the 2016 California Psychological Association convention (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2duJzEQNXKHSF9FQzZ5dkZybG8/view) and the 2016 American Psychological Association convention. Please call her at 415-625-3565 to discuss possible topics.

Increasing Happiness, Preventing Burnout

  • Protecting your Quality of Life
  • Increasing Happiness
  • Preventing Personal Burnout
  • Techniques from Positive Psychology

Increasing Adherence

  • Evidence-Based Tools to Increase Adherence and Promote Successful Behavior Change
  • The Five Stages of Change
  • Understanding and Responding to Nonadherence
  • Motivational Interviewing

Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy (VRET)

  • Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Panic, Anxiety, Fears

  • A Model for Understanding Anxiety Disorders
  • Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
  • Treating Panic Disorder
  • Treating Phobias
  • Treating Overworry and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Brief Effective Psychotherapy

  • Integrative Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Integrating Positive Psychology in Psychotherapy

Lymphedema

  • The Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema

Past Talks on Anxiety Disorders

  • Anxiety Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment– Videoconference presentation to Kaiser Psychiatry pre-doctoral and pre- and post-master’s mental health Interns
  • Anxiety Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment– Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • Panic Disorder: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment– Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Differential Diagnosis and Treatment– Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • Understanding Anxiety – Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • Group Treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • Group Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Panic Disorder – Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • One-Session Group for Immediate Treatment and Triage of Anxiety Disorders –Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatrists, Psychologists, LCSWs, LMFTs, and Psychiatric Nurses
  • Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Anxiety Disorders - Lectures to Post-Doctoral Psychology Residents, Kaiser-Permanente GSAA APA-Accredited Post-Doctoral Residency Program
  • Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Panic - Poster presentation, American Psychological Association national conference
  • Effectiveness of Group Treatment for Panic- Poster presentations to Regional Kaiser Psychiatry Conference showing effectiveness and decreased medical utilization

Past Talks on Burnout and Stress:

  • Managing Stress and Preventing Personal Burnout – Presentation to Staff of Telecare Heritage inpatient psychiatric facility
  • Increase Happiness and Prevent Personal Burnout: Findings from Positive Psychology - Presentation to Kaiser-Permanente Professional Staff
  • Preventing Personal Burnout –Presentations to Kaiser-Permanente Psychiatry and Chemical Dependency staff

Past Talks on Hypnosis

  • Clinical Hypnosis – Talks to Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurses, and other mental health professionals, and students in these fields in many venues for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and Kaiser-Permanente.

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