Fort Bend Psychological Association
Past Events
Past Events

Fort Bend Psychological Association has sponsored many informative and stimulating programs. Monthly meetings provide an opportunity to hear about timely topics in the world of psychology as well as interact with speakers in their area of expertise. Workshops offer in-depth exploration of a topic with a subject expert. Currently FBPA plans to offer workshops in the Spring and in the Fall.

Recent Workshops

Adopting Tele-Therapy: Implementation, Ethics, and Clinical Guidance
for the
Practicing Psychologist
Robert Cuyler, Ph.D.
September 27, 2019

Traumatized Children & Adolescents:
Evaluation, Treatment, & Ethical Issues
Megan Mooney, Ph.D.
February 22, 2019

Working With Diverse Male Patients:
Masculinity and Intersectionality
Jonathan Schwartz, Ph.D.
September 28, 2018

Business Relationships and Professional Wills
Floyd Jennings, Ph.D., J.D.
May 11, 2018

Clinical and Ethical Foundations for Competent Practice with
Transgender Adolescents and Adults
Richard H Reams, Ph.D.
October 6, 2017

Legal and Ethical Issues for MH Practitioners:
A Running Gallop Through Texas Law
Floyd Jennings, J.D., Ph.D.
May 12, 2017

Taking LGBQ-Affirmative Therapy

to the Next Level: The Sequel

Richard Reams, Ph.D.
September 23, 2016

Integrating Religious and Spiritual Themes in Psychotherapy

Elizabeth Maynard, Ph.D.
Friday, April 8, 2016

Considerations for Therapy with

Arab/Middle Eastern Americans

Germine H. Awad, Ph.D., Mona Ghosheh, Ph.D., & Wafa M. Amayreh, M.A.
Friday, September 25, 2015

Digital Confidentiality According to
Professional Ethics and HIPAA

Roy Huggins, LPC NCC
Friday, February 13, 2015

Taking LGBQ-Affirmative Therapy to the Next Level
Richard Reams, Ph.D.
September 19, 2014

Meaning Centered Therapy in Practice
Michael Winters, Ph.D.
September 20, 2013

PD Sessions from Earlier Meetings

Chronic Pain Basics and the Role of Psychologists
Gabriel Tan, Ph.D., ABPP
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Therapeutic Assessment: A Mentalizing Approach
Lindsey Hogan, Ph.D.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Forensic Psychology: Basics and Advances
Michael Ditsky, Ph.D.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

FBPA Past & Current Presidents' Panel: Our Past, Present, and Future
Moderated by Charles Cox, Ph.D.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Fort Bend County Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
Lieutenant Tiffaney Budnik & CIT Team Members
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Positive Psychology: Key Concepts and Tools: Part II
Bob Conlon, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Positive Psychology: Key Concepts and Tools
Bob Conlon, Ph.D.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

More Like Dancers Than Statues: Introduction to Reversal Theory and its Clinical Uses
Stephanie Ellis, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

From Deficits to Strengths: Changing Our Perspective on ADHD
Lindsay Asawa, Ph.D.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Science and Practice of Mindfulness
Ann Friedman, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Evidenced Based Treatment of OCD: Using Exposure & Response Prevention
Pat Perrin Hull, Ph.D.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Psychologists of Fort Bend County 2018: Our Past, Present, and Future
Carolyn Davis, Ph.D. & Charles Cox, Ph.D.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

2018 - 2019 Legislative Update for Texas Psychologists
Megan Mooney, Ph.D.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Executive Functioning and Executive Dysfunction
Ahmad Hernandez
April 18, 2018

Bipolar Disorder - Family Impact and Research

Jennifer Norris
March 21, 2018

Teens and Cannabis/Substance Abuse
Esther Renee' Wright, MSP, LCDC
February 21, 2018

Does Political Correctness Have Any Place in Psychology?
Jubilee Dickson, Ph.D.
October 18, 2017

Facing Addiction in America - The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health
Robert Conlon, Ph.D.
September 20, 2017

Psychologists of Fort Bend County: Our Past, Present, and Future
July 19, 2017

Utilizing Music Therapy
Veronica Butler, MSED, LMT, CIMI, MT-BC
June 21, 2017

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT): Theory and Practice
Leah Newlove Clionsky, Ph.D.
April 19, 2017

S.I.R.E. - Self Improvement Through Riding Education
Anthony Busacca
March 18, 2017

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Holly Carlson Zhao, Ph.D.
February 15, 2017

Psychologists in Fort Bend County:
Activities, Issues, and Directions
Angela Pfeiffer, Ph.D., Brad Michael, Ph.D., & Orion Mosko, Ph.D.
January 18, 2017

Mentalizing in the Treatment of Emerging Adults
Flynn O'Malley, Ph.D.
November 16, 2016

Pediatric Concussion: What Child Psychologists Need to Know
Pete Stavinoha, Ph.D., ABPP
October 12, 2016

Alcohol and Drug Use
in Fort Bend County
Robert Conlon, Ph.D. & Keith Martin, LCDC
August 24, 2016

TPA's Views on the Current State of Psychology and Sunset Legislation

David White, CAE
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Give An Hour
T'Liza Kiel, M.D. & Heather DeShone, MSW, LCSW
Wednesday, May 16, 2016

An Overview of Latino Culture: Understanding Values, Histories, and Disparities

Lizette Ojeda, Ph.D.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Treatment Opportunities to Supplement Outpatient Psychotherapy
Jennifer Markey, Ph.D.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Who Ya Gonna Call? Psychologists in the Texas State Medical Brigade

Col Robert Morecook, Ph.D.
Lt. Col. J. Ray Hays, Ph.D., J.D.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Excitotoxins: The Crazy Makers
Angela Cool, Ph.D.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Expressive Arts: Facilitating Deeper Processing
Hayley Stulmaker, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, RPT
Wednesday, September 19, 2015

Suicide-Specific Psychotherapy
Thomas Ellis, Ph.D., ABPP
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Disaster Mental Health: Trends and Challenges
Rebecca Hamlin, Ph.D.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Risk & Resilience in Adolescents with Self-Destructive Behaviors
Elizabeth W. Newlin, M.D. and Jennifer S. Crawford, Ph.D.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Early Childhood Interventions - Who Benefits?
Dana Kelly, Ph.D., Ellen Verrett, Ph.D., Chrystie Quintero, M.S.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sunset Commission, Future of TSBEP, and Your License
David White, CAE
Executive Director, Texas Psychological Association
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Recently-Approved Psychotropics and In-the-Pipeline Medications for Addiction: Implications for Drug Treatment and Recovery
Valerie U. Oji, PharmD, BCPP and Benson N. Dike, MA, LCDC, AADC
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Organizational Issues, Legislative Update;

Report from TPA LAS meeting, Networking

Celeste Conlon, Ph.D., and Bob Conlon, Ph.D.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Connection between Spirituality and Health
John K. Graham, M.D., D.Min.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Selected Legal Issues for Practitioners
David W. Showalter
Managing Partner - Showalter Law Firm

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Nourishing the Body, Mind, & Spirit
Laura Laine, R.D.
June 18, 2014

TPA Updates for Psychologists
Megan Mooney, Ph.D. and Marcia Laviage, Ph.D.
May 21, 2014

The HIPAA Onmibus Bill & TB HB 300, Part 2
Michael Ditsky, Ph.D.
April 16, 2014

Quickbooks & Streamlining Your Practice
Veronica Wasek, CPA 
March 19, 2014

The HIPAA Omnibus Bill & TB HB 300, Part 1

Michael Ditsky, Ph.D.
February 19, 2014

Health Care Reform and Psychology Practice 
James Bray, Ph.D. 
January 15, 2014

Lessons from Vocational Psychology on Workplace Happiness
Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Ph.D.
October 16, 2013

Encouraging Hope, Engagement, and Well-Being
Among Students in Fort Bend ISD
Bob Conlon, Ph.D.
Director of Student Support Services, FBISD
August 28, 2013

Empowering the Soul in a Diverse Hospital Setting
Craig Butler, Senior Chaplain
Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
April 17, 2013

In addition to these activities, FBPA sponsors a yearly holiday party at which members can relax, catch up on news, and visit with those we tend not to see in our daily activites. Watch for news about this year's holiday party!


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