WebinarCEClasses Speakers

Our speakers will present the latest scientific research, but also understand that you are looking for clinically relevant information to implement your practice. They will use humor, thought-provoking questions, and clinical examples to engage you in the presentation.

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WebinarCEClasses is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. WebinarCEClasses maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Doctor Ashley Bowers

Dr. Bowers’ Psy.D. is in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. In addition to a Psy.D., Dr. Bowers also has an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She has worked in New York and California in various setting with diverse populations. She has10 years of experience working in forensic settings in addition to experience as a Behavior Specialist working with children and adults with autism and other intellectual disabilities.

Doctor Franklin Carvajal

Dr. Carvajal's first Ph.D. is in Social and Personality Psychology from the University of Amherst. Dr. Carvajal's second Ph.D. is in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He has worked in numerous settings for the past 10 years including forensic settings. Additionally, Dr. Carvajal has had a group practice for the past 7 years. Dr. Carvajal's background has led him to practice via the integration of well-researched, evidence-based approaches in combination with wisdom obtained from years of Dr. Carvajal reviews articles in the Journal of Individual Differences and the Journal of Clinical Psychology with a focus on research methods, statistics, and cultural analysis.

Doctor Gloria Lee

Gloria Lee, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist providing bilingual and multicultural services in biobehavioral medicine, psychological research, and mental health consultation throughout the state of California for the past decade. She has provided psychotherapy in inpatient and outpatient settings for both public health and private sectors, has contracted with the State and City & County as a mental health specialist, and serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the California State Board of Psychology. Currently she is serving her 7th term on the Institutional Review Board at the University of San Francisco, and is an active member of the adjunct faculty union. She is also a peer reviewer on the editorial board of the Qualitative Report, a national journal in social science research, and advises masters and doctoral students in their thesis research. Some of Dr. Lee's favorite parts of the profession are mentoring junior clinicians and training other mental health providers in Animal Assisted Therapy with the help of her dog Maddie, a licensed Psychiatric Service Dog.

Doctor Nicole Klasey

Nicole Klasey is a clinical psychologist who has worked with trauma survivors for 14 years. She currently consults with agencies on trauma-informed care, programming for commercially sexually exploited youth, vicarious trauma, and leadership development. Nicole has been training multidisciplinary audiences on trauma-related topics since 2015 and provides guest lectures at local universities on human trafficking. She has developed several of the training curriculums that are being utilized in Los Angeles County and throughout California to better equip social service providers on working with commercially sexually exploited youth. She has been an expert witness on commercial sexual exploitation and trauma in court. In 2018, Nicole was awarded the State of California Senate Certificate of Recognition by Senator Joel Anderson.

Doctor Tracy Simec

Dr. Tracy Simec has been working in the field of mental health for over 20 years in the capacity of a Clinician, Social worker, Professor and Counselor. She has worked with a variety of populations ranging from the chronically mentally ill to the children and adolescents. Dr. Simec has been a College professor for over 10 years and has taught in MFT/LPCC programs at several University's and Doctoral programs.