Events

Upcoming events

    • June 24, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    Register

    Join SBCAMFT for an informational workshop exploring private practice. 

    EXPLORING PRIVATE PRACTICE

    An Event for Pre-licensees

    With

    Jenn Kennedy, LMFT, Claire Blakey, MA, AMFT, and Lauren Cumberbatch MA, AMFT

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4pm-5pm via ZOOM

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS ONE HOUR PRESENTATION AND Q&A BY THREE LOCAL PROFESSIONALS SHARING THEIR EXPERIENCE IN PRIVATE PRACTICE


    This event is free for SBCAMFT members and $10 for non-members REGISTER HERE


    Jenn will discuss: Finding a niche, fee-setting, and balancing business and clinical work.

    Claire will discuss: Finding your community to support your private practice endeavors, cultivating passion and connections, and stepping into your confidence and impact as a private practice clinician.

    Lauren will discuss: Finding a private practice setting, and balancing nonprofit work with private practice.


    Jenn Kennedy, LMFT is a Santa Barbara based private practice therapist. She specializes in couples, sex, addiction and LGBT. Jenn is certified in Sex Therapy and Sex addiction therapy. She is trained in EMDR, LGBT and couples work.  She supervises associates and teaches at Antioch University Santa Barbara. She is the past president of SBCAMFT. Her website is RivieraTherapy.com. IG: Riviera_Therapy and FB: Riviera Therapy. 


    Claire Blakey, MA, AMFT is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and works as the Director of Education at AHA! A local nonprofit that equips teens, educators and adults in social and emotional learning. Alongside this, Claire works in private practice in downtown Santa Barbara, under the supervision of Sabrina Geshay, LMFT. Claire is accruing her hours to be a specialized eating disorder therapist in addition to treating clients with anxiety, depression, grief and life transitions. Claire serves on the board of IAEDP Central Coast, as well as the board of SBCAMFT as Vice President/President Elect. 


    Lauren Cumberbatch is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. Lauren is a volunteer therapist for Community Counseling Education Center in Santa Barbara, while also working in private practice under the supervision of Jenn Kennedy, LMFT. Lauren treats mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, as well as working with clients with substance use issues, grief, loss and life transitions, such as school/job transitions, relationships and divorce, and other age-related transitions. Lauren serves on the board of SBCAMFT as Pre-licensed Director. Lauren is also in the process of training to become a Certified Applied Poetry Therapist (CAPF), and uses the written or spoken word to promote healing and growth.

    • FREE for all SBCAMFT members (Join now!)
    • $10 for Non-SBCAMFT Members



Past events

May 30, 2020 ONE TIME VIRTUAL EVENT - Navigating the Road to Licensure
April 17, 2020 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Navigating the Road to Licensure
April 15, 2020 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Shane Bruce, LMFT - Luncheon on Clinical Conceptualization: How to Navigate the Maddening World of “Behavioral Health” Insurance Billing from Intake to Discharge
February 10, 2020 February Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
January 15, 2020 Dr. Talal H. Alsaleem - January 15th Luncheon on Introduction to Systematic Affair Recovery Therapy (SART) ™
December 03, 2019 SBCAMFT 2019 Holiday Party
November 06, 2019 November Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
October 16, 2019 Don MacMannis, Ph.D. - October 16th Luncheon on "Keys to Treating Kids with Behavior Problems"
October 11, 2019 Staying on the Good Side of the BBS
September 07, 2019 Fall Pre-Licensed Meet Up at the Mission
July 28, 2019 Summer Beach Walk
July 19, 2019 Building a Successful Private Practice
July 17, 2019 Tracy Thomas - July 17th Luncheon on "Food and Mood: How the Gut Influences the Brain"
June 08, 2019 Summer Pre-Licensed Meet Up
April 13, 2019 Navigating the Road to Licensure
April 10, 2019 Angela Wurtzel - 4/10 Luncheon: Envy & Emptiness: The Psychodynamics of Cosmetic Surgery and Eating Disorders
January 28, 2019 January Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
December 04, 2018 SBCAMFT 2018 Holiday Soiree
November 13, 2018 Fall Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
October 17, 2018 Let’s Talk About Sex: Issues of Desire and Dysfunction in Clinical Practice by Alexandra Katehakis, Ph.D., LMFT
October 05, 2018 “What Does the Phrase ‘Standard of Care’ Mean to You?” Law & Ethics with David Jensen
August 24, 2018 SBCAMFT's Psychotherapists 2018 Summer Mixer
July 18, 2018 Treating ADHD: Using Positive Psychology & The Coaching Model with Shane Bruce, LMFT
April 18, 2018 Buddhist Psychology and Trauma Focused Treatment for Addictions Presented by Stephen Dansiger, PsyD, MFT
January 17, 2018 Developing Secure Attachment: Making Sense of Your Past to Empower Your Future
December 05, 2017 SBCAMFT's 2017 Holiday Soiree: Sponsored by Simple Practice
November 17, 2017 Winter Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
October 18, 2017 The Evolution of Countertransference: A Revolution in the Practice of Psychotherapy, with Dr. Michael Geis
September 22, 2017 "Fun with Subpoenas and the Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege!" presented by CAMFT Attorney, David Jenson
August 29, 2017 Summer Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
July 19, 2017 Creating Metaphoric Stories for Children
July 14, 2017 SBCAMFT's Psychotherapists' Summer Networking Mixer
May 20, 2017 Navigating the Road to Licensure
April 19, 2017 The Five Longings: What We've Always Wanted and Already Have
March 21, 2017 Pre-Licensed Happy Hour
January 18, 2017 In Search of Meaning: Using Self-Compassion and Values Clarification in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
December 07, 2016 Santa Barbara CAMFT's 2016 Psychotherapists Holiday Soiree
November 12, 2016 "Using the Language of the Law to ‘Salt & Pepper’ Your Treatment Records" presented by CAMFT Attorney, David Jenson
October 19, 2016 Using a Nutritarian Diet Style & Mindfulness to Overcome Food Addictions and Emotional Eating
July 20, 2016 An Integrated Approach to Couples Therapy and Treating Relational Trauma
July 09, 2016 Pre-Licensed Picnic in the Park
April 20, 2016 Empowering Teens with PeaceQ: How to use the teen brain to do great things
April 09, 2016 Pre-Licensed Spring Gathering
January 20, 2016 Raw, Well-Cooked, and Burnt to a Crisp: Recovering from Burnout
January 09, 2016 Pre-Licensed New Year's Gathering
December 08, 2015 Santa Barbara CAMFT's 2015 Holiday Soiree
October 21, 2015 Legislative Impact on LMFTs in 2015 featuring CAMFT Executive Director, Jill Epstein, J.D.
September 19, 2015 Law & Ethics: Unprofessional Conduct & Other Trouble Spots for Psychotherapists with CAMFT Attorney David Jenson
July 27, 2015 SB CAMFT Printed Directory Advertising Insertion Payment
June 19, 2015 Psychotherapists Networking Gala hosted by Santa Barbara CAMFT & Antioch University
April 15, 2015 " T Comes Before LGB: Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender Queer Clients," with Max Rorty, LCSW
January 21, 2015 "Current Trends and Treatment Strategies in Addiction, Alcoholism and Recovery: What Every Clinician Should Know," with Peter McGoey, M.A., LMFT
December 08, 2014 Santa Barbara CAMFT's 2014 Holiday Soiree
October 15, 2014 SB CAMFT Presents: "Mindfulness When Working With Children and Trauma" with Dr. Deborah Smilovitz Foster
July 16, 2014 SB CAMFT CEU Luncheon: Treating Addiction, PTSD & Chronic Pain in Clients with. Dr. Joseph Frawley
May 23, 2014 Free SB CAMFT Member Appreciation Event: Happy Hour & Networking
April 16, 2014 Understanding and Working with Relationship Distress Through an Attachment Lens in Emotionally Focused Therapy
May 11, 2012 Legal & Ethical Issues, Part III - David Jensen, JD
April 20, 2012 Networking Brunch & Presentation: Healing the Brain and Body with Food
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