Staff Continuing Education and Professional Activities

At Psychological Resources, our professional staff is committed to continued professional education.

This enables them to stay abreast with trends in their specialties, and to offer you the best therapy experience.

In addition, our staff are involved in a broad spectrum of other professional activities.

Rebecca Alperin, Ph.D., Continuing Education

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  • Professional Ethics: How to Avoid an Investigation and Manage One if You Have To
  • Mind Over Grey Matter: Neuroscience and Psychotherapy
  • Anxiety Disorders Update
  • Marijuana Facts for Teens and Parents
  • How Domestic Violence Impacts Children
  • The Effects of Child Maltreatment on Brain Development
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • The Body Keeps the Score
  • Human Trafficking Training
  • Understanding and Managing the Subtleties of Addiction
  • Using and Managing Social Media
  • The Pharmacy in Your Kitchen
  • Professional Ethics
  • Maintaining Focus in Clinical Supervision

Elaine Bruckner, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Essential Tools for Clinical Care of Eating Disorders
  • High Functioning Autism
  • How to Help Clients Overcome Social Anxiety, Part 1: Five Effective Cognitive Behavioral Strategies
  • How to Help Clients Overcome Social Anxiety, Party 2: Using Experiments to Build Self-Confidence
  • Balancing the Hopes and Risk of Ketamine Treatment for Major Depressive Episodes

Sue Casselman, Psy.D., Continuing Education

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  • High Risk Clinical Circumstances and Clinical Supervision in High Risk Clinical Circumstances
  • The Arts and Aging: How Creativity Can Transform Your Practice with Older Adults

Brenda Cole, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Dissociative Identity Disorder: Ethically Unsplitting the Split Personality (DID)
  • Ethics and Risk Management: Licensing Board Adjudications/Sanctions and Gifts from Clients
  • CPT Web: An On-Line Training Course for Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • The Application of Law and Ethics to Risk Management
  • Risk Management Basics: Social Media and the Internet
  • Ethics and Risk Management: E-mail Communication-Issues for Mental Health Counselors
  • Human Trafficking Training

Annette Mahoney, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Spirituality in the Bedroom
  • Comprehensive Review of the DSM-V
  • Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep
  • Ethics and Boundary Issues

Robert Muehleisen, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Managing Risk in Everyday Practice: the Ethics of Being a Psychologist in the Real World
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Compliance with State Board of Psychology Rules and Regulations
  • Effective Psychological Consultations for the Bariatric Surgery Client
  • Poly Vagal Theory: the Power of Feeling Safe
  • Promedica 20th Annual Psychiatric Symposium: Clinical Updates and Psychiatry
  • Clincal Psychopharmacology

Eric R. Nicely, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Human Trafficking Training
  • ASMBS 31st Annual Meeting at Obesity Week
  • Black Lives Matter: Africentric Interventions Buffering the Impact of Contemporary Racism
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • ASMBS 2016 Master’s in Behavioral Health

Marlys Reetz, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Using Technology in Clinical Practice
  • High Functioning Autism
  • Emotional and Cultural Competence
  • Brainspotting
  • Understanding and Affirming Our Gender Nonconforming Youth: The Psychological Medical, and Personal
  • Serving Military Veterans
  • Understanding the ICD-10-CM
  • Growing and Sustaining a Private Practice
  • Human Trafficking Training

Jean Roberts, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Healing Children of High Conflict Families
  • Framework for Understanding Poverty
  • Best Practices in Critical Incident Response
  • Trauma-Informed Approach
  • Ethics in High Risk Situations
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Current and Future Trends in Behavioral Healthcare
  • Supervising Ethical Practice
  • Heroin and Opiate Initiative Training
  • A Culture-Centered Approach to Recovery
  • Clinical Effectiveness: Ethical and Legal
  • Mental Health Issues for Gays and Lesbians

Suzanne L. Smitley, Ph.D., Continuing Education


  • Ethical Threats to Privacy in Cloud Communication and Data Storage
  • Using Smartphones within Your Practice
  • Positive Impact of Forgiveness on Mental Health
  • Ways to Provide Efficient, Ethical, and Risk-Managed Services

Carolyn Tompsett, Ph.D., Continuing Education

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  • The Ethics of Self-Care
  • Protecting Patient Privacy
  • Getting it Right
  • Lifespan Development in Social Context