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Media Coverage Featuring CAMFT Members



May, 2012

Sonia Rahel, LMFT authored the article "Miscarriage Etiquette" for the "Ask the Expert" column of the Sacramento Parent.


May, 2012

"Postpartum Mental Checkup" by Terrah Tillman, LMFT was included as a feature article in May edition of Sacramento Parent.


Los Angeles
April 26, 2012

Rachel Bernstein, LMFT article "When the Well Runs Dry: What Mom's Can Do for Themselves this Mother's Day" was published in the LA Parent magazine.


Los Angeles
November 8, 2011

The Fiscal Times interviewed Sharon Duffy. The article, "Marriage: Couples That Save Together, Stay Together," which quotes Duffy was published on November 8.


Orange County

Michael Uram authored an "Ask the Expert" article about disciplining children. The article was published in the November edition of Parenting Orange County.


San Diego
Jennine Estes was interviewed on "Inside Southern California" which aired throughout the month of October on the Time Warner Cable network. Estes discussed marriage, commitments, infidelity, gay marriage, spirituality, divorce, and marriage therapy.


An "Ask the Expert" article authored by Lyla Tyler about the warning signs of possible alcoholism was published in the November issue of Sacramento Parent.


Santa Clara Valley
Lara Windett
authored an article "Nine Tips to Help You Stay Sane Thbis Holiday Season." The article appeared on in October.


San Jose Murcury News
October 18, 2011
Carol Campbell
was quoted in the article "Marvelous in the Middle ."


September 1, 2011
Lindsay Steward Plumer, LMFT
was quoted in an "Ask the Expert" article titled, "All-Accessing Parenting, My Daughter is on Facebook!."


August 22, 2011
Allison Cohen's
artictle "50 Ways to Waste a Life," appeared on Cohen also authored the article "Depression: A Family Affair," which appeared on and on September 26, 2011. The article "What Demi Should Know if the Ashton Rumors are True," by Cohen appeared on on October 8, 2011.


June 1, 2011
Susan Kelsey
was quoted in an "Ask the Expert" article titled, "Is It Necessary to Punish a Child in Order for Them to Learn."


Bay Area News Group
April 4, 2011
Peter Pearson
was quoted in the article "Why can't we be friends? Motivation is key to fostering East Bay-San Francisco friendships ."


Contra Costa Times
February 2, 2011
Carol Campbell
was quoted in the article "Sharing the news: Dating when you have an illness." The article appeared in a number of media outlets throughout California.


The Sacramento Bee
November 16, 2010
Wendy Benway's
article " Sorting out the holidays can cause family stress" was featured on the front page of The Sacramento Bee.


The Sacramento Parent
February 2, 2011

Surviving Valentine's after Divorce by Dr. Stephen F. Grenstead, LMFT, ACRPS, CADC-II


January, 2010

Sonia Rahel-Ahmadzia authored an "Ask the Expert" article titled, "Mom's Lost Her Mojo."


USA Today
January 17, 2011

Linday Chassman of Denver was quoted in a USA Today article, "Animals can Assist in Psychotherapy."


East Bay Chapter
Elayne Savage was quoted in a number of media articles during November, "9 Signs Your Marriage Might be Over," Woman's Day, November 8, 2010 "Experimenting with Rejection Builds Confidence", November 27, 2010, San Francisco Chronicle and "Mean girls and the sinister side of female friendships," November 25, 2010, The Toronto Star.


Inland Empire Chapter
Jodi Blackley
was quoted in an article about the challenges of being single after divorce. The article "How to Adjust to Single Life After Marriage," was poublished on August 19, 2010.


Los Angeles Chapter
Angela Mohan
was featured in a December newsletter article, "Finding Time for Couple Time."


Martha Carr was interview for an article about stress during unemployment. The article, "Reducing Unemployment Stress" was published on August 24, 2010 on


Modesto Chapter
interviewed Miranda Palmer for two articles. The first, "How to Overcome Procrastination" published on August 15, 2010 and "How to Overcome the Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse" appeared on August 25, 2010.


Orange County Chapter
Susan Kelsen
authorized two "Ask the Expert" articles for Orange County Parenting. "Curbing Enthusiasm," which appeared in January and "Sibling Jealousy" appearing in June.


Corinne Rupert authored the "Ask the Expert" article, "Keeping Strong Family Ties," which appeared inthe June edition of Orange County Parenting.


Linda Nusbaum authored the "Ask the Expert" article, "Mommy Time," in the July issue of Orange County Parenting.


Michael Uran was quoted in two Orange County Register articles. The first, "Put your heart into Father's Day," was published on June 6 and offered suggestions for Father's day gifts that come from the heart. "Both Grand and Parents Are Moving On" appeared on July 1, 2010 and featured advice on the life tr transitions associated with high school graduation for both teens and parents.


Sacramento Chapter
The December issue of Sacramento Parent included an "Ask the Expert" article by Lyla Tyler, Explaining Santa".  Lyla also appeared on the December 20 broadcast of Sacramento & Co., providing tips for men on how to help out during the holiday season.


Terrah Tillman authored an "Ask the Expert" article for the September edition of Sacramento Parent. The article, "ADHD, Meds-Free" discussed alternatives to ADHD medication.


Karen Hefler was featured in an "Ask the Expert" article in the August issue of Sacramento Parent. The article, "Preschool Play Skills," included suggestions for helping children navigate the transition from preschool to kindergarten.


Lisa Mitchell authoried the "Ask the Expert" for the June edition of Sacramento Parent. The article, "Separation: No Anxiety," provided tips for getting a child (and parent) ready for summer camp.


San Diego Chapter
Trisha Vernazza
was quoted in a number of media articles, including two Carlsbad Patch! online articles, "Man-up This Holiday Season" and " Make Yourself Happy!" She was also quoted in a San Diego Union-Tribune article "Chore Wars" that was published on January 7, 2011.


Sara Gilman appeared on the October 4, 2010 edition of San Diego Live on San Diego 6 (CW). Sara talked about domestic violence and provided advice for breaking the cycle and getting help.


Jeff Palitz provided tips for easing back-to-school anxiety in the article, "Mantener el regreso a clases libre de estres ayuda a ninos a ajustars major," The article was picked up by a number of news outlets, including Yahoo! Noticias En Espanol, and


Jennine Estes provided advice in the June REDBOOK magazine article, "Marriage Makeover - How to put an end to your bickering." Estes was also quoted in the article "Social Networking in Addiction Recovery" that appeared in the March/April 2010 edition of Social Work Today.


San Francisco Chapter
Graeme Daniels
was featured in a Contra Costa Times article about his novel "Living Without Blood." The article discussed addictions, family secrets and psychotherapy.


Joan Gold was interviewed as an expert on verbal abuse in response to Mel Gibson's tirad. The article, "When Words Become Weapons" waas published in the July 30, 2010 issue of the Contra Costa Times.


Lisa Brookes Kift was featured in two recent articles. On June 24, 2010 "Breakup Blues vs. Depression: What's Normal?" was posted on Lisa was also quoted in an August 9 CNN article, "Engaged Couples Fight Divorce Rates."


Lea Seigen Shinraku published an article in the Summer issue of Turning Wheel, "Two Cups of Tea: Building Community through Self-Compassion."


San Jose Chapter
September 27, 2010
Carol Campbell
was featured in a The article, "Tween Vogue." Campbell discussed age appropriate style and provided suggestions for setting and sticking to dress code rules. The article appeared in a number of media outlest across the country


Kent Campbell was featured in a San Jose Mercury News article, "Let teens take risks - with caution."