Community Events

    • 06/07/2019
    • 06/08/2019
    • La Paloma Theater - Encinitas


    Dr. Patrica Coughlin, PhD

    FRI June 7th & SAT June 8th

    (SUN June 9th:  1-day of Small Group Supervision limited to 15 participants by application only)

        $400 for 2 days; $250 for 1 day
        CE/CME Included

        La Paloma Theater, Encinitas, CA


    Please contact us directly at for more information.

    • 06/17/2019
    • 06/21/2019
    • Palo Alto University

    Summer Training Institute 2019


    June 17-21, 2019


    Palo Alto University or via ZOOM. SDPA Members get a $50 discount code SanDiegoPA can be used for any workshop.

    Click here to register or for more information

    Join us for our Summer Training Institute to be held at Palo Alto University in beautiful Palo Alto, California. Summer Training Institute is 5 days of mix-and-match workshops presented by internationally recognized experts.

    Build your practice and expand your skill set with expert professional training by Drs. Stephen Hart, Brianne Layden, David Martindale, Martin Sellbom, Jaime Brower, Yotam Heineberg, and Philip Trompetter.

    This professional training opportunity is perfect for forensic mental health professionals, law enforcement & correctional professionals, forensic evaluators, and those wishing to add to their clinical practice.

    • Professional training by internationally recognized experts
    • Evidence-based best practices, relevant research outcomes, clinical applications
    • Build the knowledge, skill set, & expertise to take your practice to the next level

    • 06/17/2019
    • 06/24/2019
    • InterContinental Hotel San Diego


    June 17-24, 2019

    InterContinental Hotel San Diego
    901 Bayfront Ct.
    San Diego, CA 92101

    Click here to register or for more information

    Featuring more than 40 clinical and research sessions, APsaA’s 108th Annual meeting is an extraordinary venue to participate in a dynamic scientific program and to engage with colleagues nationally and worldwide.  The Annual Meeting offers stimulating content for mental health professionals, educators, researchers and students who are curious about psychoanalysis. A variety of registration fees are available. Be sure to register by May 21st to take advantage of special discounts on hotel and meeting registration.  Invest in your career and professional community by attending APsaA’s 108th Annual Meeting.  Earn up to 17 continuing education credits including those that satisfy the requirements for risk management, medical ethics and cultural competency.

    • 07/20/2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 07/21/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California
    Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop 
    Relationship Enrichment Retreat in San Diego

    For All Committed Couples

    Facilitated by: Dr. Diana Weiss-Wisdom
    Licensed Psychologist #12476 
    Assisted by: EFT Therapists

    The Cottage Clinic in Rancho Santa Fe, California
    July 20-21, 2019

    Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    For more information, call (858) 259-0146,
    Please join us for this positive, research-based workshop for all couples that want to strengthen and deepen their relationship.

    Would you like to stop feeling lonely and start feeling safe, secure, and loved?

    Are you getting married and want a proven pre-marital preparation program?

    Do you want to feel even closer and more connected to your partner?
    $765 per couple, early bird rate ends June 1st.  After June 1st, the price per couple is $795. Includes yummy, healthy lunches, engaging, informative, fun presentations, private time for structured exercises with your partner, and support when needed from assisting therapists.

    CE's are available for all mental health professionals who attend with their partner.

    Over the weekend you will:
    • Identify strengths in your relationships;
    • Discover what is at the root of most conflicts;
    • Learn to be more accessible, responsive, and emotionally engaged with each other;
    • Discover the key moments that shape romantic, loving relationships;
    • Have structured skill building exercises to work on with your partner in private.

    This workshop is based on Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and the best selling book, "Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love" by Dr. Sue Johnson. EFT focuses on creating and strengthening the emotional bond between partners by identifying and transforming the key moments that foster an adult loving relationship. Research shows that at least 7 out of 10 couples who go through EFT move from relationship distress to relationship satisfaction.

    Hold Me Tight© is a trademark of Sue Johnson

    • 08/01/2019
    • 08/04/2019
    • San Diego Marriott - Mission Valley



    August 1-4, 2019


    San Diego Marriott - Mission Valley

    Click here to register or for more information

    Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse children of all ages, their families and supporters, and the professionals who serve them.

    Our conference is packed with thought-provoking workshops, including medical information and consultation opportunities, professional education, discussion groups, networking, children and youth programming, and social events. This one-of-a-kind annual gathering attracts people from all over the world for an uplifting weekend of connection, support, and community.

    • 08/10/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hotel Del Coronado



    August 10, 2019
    5:00 PM


    Hotel Del Coronado

    Save the Date for the 8th Annual HRC San Diego Dinner! 

    Click here to register or for more information

    • 09/30/2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10/01/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines


    This year’s Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum will include presentations from leading experts on how to put scientific facts into practical, everyday use to boost performance and emotional health. We are very excited to share this important forum with members of our Naval Special Warfare community, attending doctors, continuing education professionals and the community at large and we look forward to the positive outcomes it will create for those we serve.

    Registration coming soon

Past events

05/18/2019 Community Event - Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals
05/17/2019 Community Event - 2019 Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast
05/11/2019 Community Event - Equity In Action: Advancing Change Together
05/10/2019 Community CE Event - The Neuroscience of Mindfulness-Based Meditation
05/08/2019 Community Event - The Real Word
05/08/2019 Community Event - Social Trends and Addiction Treatment
04/27/2019 Community Event - TIME OUT a Day of Creativity and Mindfulness
04/27/2019 Community Event - Integrated Care Across the Lifespan
04/27/2019 Community Event - NAMI Walks/Run
04/20/2019 SDPA MEMBER EVENT A Social Group for GSRD-Affirmative Therapists
04/14/2019 Community Event - UCSD Community Psychiatry Program Mental Health Career Fair
04/05/2019 Community Event - CPA-PAC Annual Dinner
03/29/2019 Community Event - Update of Laws Affecting the Practice of Psychology
03/29/2019 SDPA Member Event - Suicide Therapies That Work
03/23/2019 SDPA Member - Yoga for Stress Reduction
03/22/2019 Community Event - Advances in the Science of Psychotherapy
02/25/2019 Community Event - The Diversity of Trauma
02/16/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - Let the Poets Speak: Redemptive Love
02/09/2019 Community Event - Making Music for Health and Happiness
01/26/2019 Community Event - Hepatic Issues In Psychotropic Prescribing
01/25/2019 Community Event - Clinical Work of Wilfred Bion
01/19/2019 Community Event - Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Aging
11/30/2018 SDPA Community - Freud's Last Session
11/30/2018 Community Event - Building Bridges: Science & Community Forum
11/21/2018 Community Event - Mirrors of the Mind 7: Psychotherapist as Artist
11/17/2018 Community Event - Special viewing of Toward a Black Psychology
10/27/2018 Community Event CE Event - LACPA Annual Convention
10/18/2018 Community CE Event - 2018 NLPA Conference
10/01/2018 Community Event - Working with Commercially Sexually Exploited Children
10/01/2018 Community CE Event - Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum
09/28/2018 Community CE Event - California Sleep Society Educational
09/22/2018 Community CE Event - Walk to End Alzheimer
09/14/2018 CPA CE Event - Essentials in Clinical Psychopharmacology for Aging Adults
09/13/2018 Community CE Event - Early Childhood Mental Health Conference
09/09/2018 Community Event - Engagement Skills for Working with Commercially Sexually Exploited Children
09/08/2018 Community CE Event - Seeking Safety
08/20/2018 Community Event - Summer Training Institute
08/11/2018 Community Event - Sixth Annual Stroke Conference
08/10/2018 Community CE Event - Motivational Interviewing
08/09/2018 Community Event - Walk to End Alzheimer's
07/11/2018 Community Event - Working with Interpreters/Translators
06/27/2018 Community CE Event - ABPsi International Convention
06/21/2018 Community CE Event - AACN
06/16/2018 Community Event -Juneteenth Celebration
05/22/2018 Community Event - Disarming the Suicidal Mind
05/20/2018 Community Event - Mental Health Career Fair & Education Day
05/14/2018 Community Event - Healing the Hidden Hurts
05/12/2018 Community Event - Human Trafficking Conference
05/12/2018 Community Event - Tech Addiction
05/06/2018 Community Event - Movie Night
04/28/2018 Community CE Event - #MeTooLGBTQ
04/28/2018 Community Event - NAMI Walks/Runs
04/04/2018 Community CE Event - Male Victims
03/30/2018 Community CE Event - Medical & Healthcare Privacy Breach Compliance
03/24/2018 Community Event - March for Our Lives
03/24/2018 Community CE Event - Systems Thinking in a Troubled World
03/02/2018 Community CE Event - Brain Injury Rehabilitation
02/10/2018 Community CE Event - The Power of Specificity Theory
01/28/2018 Community Event - SDPC Movie Night
01/20/2018 Community Event - Technology in Psychiatry
01/20/2018 Community CE Event - Motivational Interviewing
01/13/2018 Community CE Event - Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
11/18/2017 Community Event - Mirrors of the Mind
11/16/2017 Community CE Event - Applying CBT
11/15/2017 Community CE Event - ABCT Eating Disorders
11/14/2017 Community CE Event - Blocks in Addiction
11/12/2017 Community Event - Walk in Remembrance with Hope
11/06/2017 Community CE Event - Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum
11/04/2017 Community CE Event - Child Psychoanalysis
11/03/2017 Community CE Event - Post Traumatic Growth
11/03/2017 Community CE Event - Chronic Adolescent Sexual Abuse
10/28/2017 Community CE Event - The Hidden Life of Families
10/27/2017 Community Event - Connect, Consult & Brunch
10/14/2017 Community CE Event - Ethics and Risk Management
10/13/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - MMPI-2
10/13/2017 Community CE Event - Eating Disorders
10/08/2017 Community Event - Nir Bergman
10/08/2017 Community CE Event - 4th Annual OCPA Convention
09/24/2017 Community CE Event - IVAT Summit
09/15/2017 Community Event - Living Well
08/27/2017 SDPA Networking Event - Summer Social
08/25/2017 Community Event - Technical Safeguards
08/23/2017 SDPA Member Event - CHILD
08/18/2017 Community CE Event - Networking, Presentation, Tour
08/04/2017 Community CE Event - Integrating Mind, Body & DBT
07/28/2017 Community Event - Camp Erin
07/26/2017 Community Event - Ongoing Assessment and Monitoring
06/28/2017 Community Event - Gender Odyssey

Contact Us:
San Diego Psychological Association
4699 Murphy Canyon Rd.  Suite 105
San Diego, CA 92123

Tami Magaro (Office Manager)
(858) 277-1463
Fax (858) 277-1402

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