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SHATTERED: HEALING THE WOUNDS OF SEXUAL BETRAYAL
Clients who have been sexually betrayed by their partners are often experiencing deep shame and trauma symptomology. Therapists need to be careful to ensure that they do not unwittingly cause more harm and more trauma when working with issues of infidelity.
DELVING INTO DESIRE: DISCREPANCY OR DISORDER?
Differing levels of sexual desire can be a common problem for partners and an important topic in therapy. As therapists, we are most effective when we navigate these issues from an affirming position without shame or blame.
THE INTERSECTION OF UNCONSCIOUS TRAUMA RESPONSES AND SEXUAL PRAXES
Clients who are acting out sexually or having sexual issues may not understand the ways in which past sexual trauma affects present sexual engagement. Therapists can help clients understand that when they say “yes” to sex, they may be re-traumatizing themselves.
WORKING WITH SUICIDAL CLIENTS
In this article, Michael Griffin discusses a number of key legal issues which are generally applicable when treating a suicidal client and assessing and managing risk when working with suicidal clients.
A PATIENT’S RIGHT TO ACCESS MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS UNDER HIPAA
In this article, Ann Tran-Lien, JD discusses a patient’s right to access their confidential mental health information under the Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”).
CAMFT’S 2019 FALL SYMPOSIUM
Mark your calendars to attend CAMFT’s Fall Symposium on November 8–9, 2019, at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport in Irvine, CA. Be sure to register early as seating is limited!
CAMFT SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANT AVAILABLE
CAMFT’s Educational Foundation is offering three scholarships and one grant. Students pursuing a degree in marriage
NOMINATIONS FOR CAMFT HONORS AND AWARDS
Nominations are now being accepted by the Honors Committee for the Mary Riemersma Distinguished Clinical Member, Honorary Distinguished
Member, Clark Vincent Award, and School or Agency Award.
CALL FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATIONS
The CAMFT Nominating Committee is looking for nominees to fill Board of Directors vacancies for the term beginning June 1, 2020. The deadline for
applications is October 25, 2019.
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