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Webinar: Telepsychology Considerations for Practice in a COVID-19 World

  • 26 Jun 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Online Webinar


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2 hours (2 CEUs)
Friday, June 26, 12 – 2pm

$40 for Members
$50 for Nonmembers
$10 for Students

Panel Presentation moderated by President Thomas Cooper, PsyD
Panelists: Kendra L. Bryant, PhD, Marshall Robinson, PhD, Diane A. Tennies, PhD, and Julie L. Quimby, Ph.D.

This webinar has been designed to promote best practices in a COVID-19 Telepsychology world. Topics of discussion will explore clinical considerations, practice management, and technological resources. 

Kendra L. Bryant, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
Neuropsychology & Concussion Management Associates, LLC

Dr. Bryant will discuss her experience researching and providing limited neuropsychological consultation via remote audio-video as well as her rationale for, and implementation of, a hybrid in office audio-video model for safe but more controlled comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation in both clinical and forensic contexts. She will share how this model has been going for several weeks, and depending on interest, can talk about how this is all supported in a relatively paper-free group practice, with no direct contact between staff.

Marshall Robinson, Ph.D.
Practice Director
Bayside Psychology

Dr. Robinson will present on technological considerations: software, hardware, and logistical considerations, along with recommendations for promoting overall communication. 

Diane A. Tennies, PhD, LADC
Forensic Psychologist in Private Practice

Dr. Tennies will present from the forensic evaluation perspective, including utilization of videoconferencing platforms for forensic evaluations and the impact this may have on evaluators and the parties being evaluated. She will also discuss implications for the process when others are present for interviews.

Julie L. Quimby, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Founder/Director
Psychology Specialists of Maine

Dr. Quimby will discuss the overall implications for businesses willing to pivot and embrace remote teletherapy as a long-term scenario. She will present on projected changes in outpatient therapy for years to come, essential systems for remote therapy businesses, marketing strategies, growth and expansion opportunities, implications for training postdoctoral residents, creating a remote "office culture", and community engagement/social justice issues. 

Speaker Bios

Dr. Bryant is board certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Bryant has been in private practice since 2000, initially in solo practice in Rockland. In 2013, she established a small group practice, Neuropsychology and Concussion Management Associates, which currently has offices in Rockport and Yarmouth. Dr. Bryant offers clinical and forensic neuropsychological examination, concussion management, cognitive wellness screening/dementia prevention, baseline cognitive testing for use in concussion management, and vocational interest assessment. She can be contacted via www.NCMAmaine.com or DrBryant@NCMAmaine.com

Dr. Robinson earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island. He trained at a Harvard Medical School/VA program in Boston. Dr. Robinson had a psychology practice in Providence, RI and was for one year a Clinical Instructor at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.

Dr. Robinson worked as a civilian doctor for the U.S. Military for nearly seven years at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) assessing and treating active-duty military, veterans, and their families. Dr. Robinson moved back to the United States from Germany in the summer of 2016. He lives with his wife and two children in Southern Maine, where he has a therapy practice.

Diane A Tennies, PhD, LADC is a forensic psychologist in Maine where she has a state-wide practice conducting various forensic evaluations and serving as an expert witness in criminal and family matters. She has been a rostered guardian ad litem (GAL) since 1999 and serves as the Vice-Chair of the Maine GAL Review Board that was formed to adjudicate complaints against GAL’s as well as provide policy guidance. She conducts national trainings on topics such as child maltreatment, parental alienation, evidence-based practices for guardians ad litem, vicarious traumatization, co-parenting dynamics and mental illness/personality disorders that impact functional parenting. She may be contacted at datphd@aol.com or through her website at dianetenniesphd.com.

After graduating from the University of Maryland Counseling Psychology program, Julie began her career as a psychology professor at Towson University, where she earned tenure and directed the masters program in counseling psychology. Upon relocating from Baltimore to Maine in 2008, Julie taught in the psychology department at Bowdoin College and started a private practice in Brunswick working with adults and couples. In 2016 she founded a group practice, Psychology Specialists of Maine, where she currently leads a team of 12 psychologists and provides weekly therapy and intensives for couples and individuals.