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Introduction to Virtual Reality: A New Psychotherapy Tool

Marin County Psychological Association Presents:

 Dr. Elizabeth McMahon, Ph.D.

Introduction to Virtual Reality: A New Psychotherapy Tool


This is a 2-hour accredited CE live webinar for mental health clinicians interested in how virtual reality (VR) is a new and powerful psychotherapy tool. Composite case examples illustrate key points. Participants will have time for questions and discussion with the presenter. 

The webinar will discuss VR’s many clinical uses ranging from helping clients learn and practice self-soothing, relaxation, and mindfulness to helping to confirm diagnoses and uncover fears, provide controlled exposure, and prepare clients for real-world success. 

In addition to its applications with anxiety disorders, hear how VR is being used to help treat depression, pain, eating and body image disorders, pain, and ADHD. It provides visual stimuli for EMDR and can enhance quality of life for seniors. 


Learning Outcomes:

  • List two therapeutic applications of VR  
  • Describe two research findings supporting VR’s impact and benefits as a psychotherapeutic tool



Saturday, September 11th

10:00am to 12:00 pm   2 CE credits


MCPA Members: Free
     Non-Members: $50   Students $10. 


Login: 9:45-10:00 

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zoom platform - laptop or desktop with webcam and internet connection required. Smart phone can also be used.  Zoom program download or app required. Your camera must be on to get CE credits.


Questions?  Rick Pomfret, PsyD, at (415) 963-3536


The California Psychological Association (CPA) is co-sponsoring with the Marin County Psychological Association.  CPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and recognized by the BBS to offer CE credit for its licensees. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. 



Saturday, September 11, 2021, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Zoom Online Platform - zoom meeting location details emailed automatically upon registration
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Rick Pomfret
(415)963-3536 (p)
Continuing Education
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Cancellation Policy:
The fee for the event is non-refundable.
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