Digital Ethics in the Age of Telehealth

presented by Keely Kolmes, Psy.D.

Monday, September 19, 2022

8:00 am Pacific, 9:00 am Mountain, 10:00 am Central, 11:00 am Eastern for 3 hours

In this three hour presentation addressing digital and social media ethics you'll get an overview of the issues related to the web visibility of psychotherapists on Social Media. Dr. Kolmes will discuss the different approaches to personal vs. professional online activities and look at research on client and therapist extratherapeutic encounters online. You'll be presented with broad introduction to different social media sites with specific tips to protect one's privacy and go further in addressing the balance between personal and professional use. Ethics Codes for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists who provide couples and relationship therapy will be explored, including details about the issues that come up for psychotherapists who deal with online reviews from their clients.

Learning Objectives & Agenda

After this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the ethical challenges that may arise from engaging in activities on the Internet.
  • Describe the research that has been done on clients and psychotherapists finding one another's information online. 
  • Consider how a social media policy can address potential boundary issues with clients and be able to craft one so that these issues can be addressed as part of informed consent.

Click here for a detailed agenda for this webinar.

This webinar will be presented online via Zoom and is intended for Certified Imago Therapists, Imago Therapists in Training, and therapists in general at the intermediate level. 

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.

Continuing Education

This Live Interactive Webinar provides 3 CE hours and is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402.

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must have paid the tuition fee, signed in and out each day, attended the entire seminar, and completed an evaluation in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out each day will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available after satisfactory course completion at

R Cassidy has recently made some changes to their coverage in regards to APA. Please be sure to review the CE details carefully to see if your requirements are met.
About Keeley

Keely Kolmes, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in California. They started their private practice in 2008, following six years as a Staff Psychologist at Vaden Health Center at Stanford University. They write, do research, and provide consultation and training on clinical and ethical issues related to social networking and technology. Their Private Practice Social Media Policy has been adapted internationally, across disciplines by tens of thousands of clinicians. 

Dr. Kolmes served for seven years on the California Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee, finishing their term as Chair in 2019. They were elected for two terms as CPA’s Council Representative at APA. They are a Fellow of APA Division 42, Psychologists in Independent Practice. They are the recipient of the 2018 Janet Hurwich Award for Leadership and Advocacy for founding the non-profit Bay Area Open Minds to support diversity in gender and sexual expression. They also co-authored the book The Paper Office for the Digital Age with Ed Zuckerman in 2016.


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Cost: $120

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