Biography and Continuing Education

 

Biography

Carol Ann Worthing, PhD, LLC is a psychotherapist in private practice since 1992. She has her PhD in Psychology from Northcentral University in Arizona, a Master of Arts in Theology from The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception on Long Island, and her Bachelor of Science in Individual and Family Studies in Human Development from Penn State University.

Her dissertation, ‘Who are they that drink and drive?’ was published in The Forensic Therapist, Vol.5 (2). In addition to writing a newsletter, ‘For What It’s Worth,’ she also accepts engagements to do seminars, workshops, and presentations. She is passionate about doing psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families, children, and groups. Her practice represents integrity, competency, and confidentiality, a safe and caring place for counseling and psychotherapy. It is her privilege to lead individuals and families from brokenness to wholeness.

Carol Ann Worthing, PhD, LLC

PROFESSIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION: 1992 – Present

  • Self-Injury in Adolescents and Adults, 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • Keeping Clients Safe: Error and Safety in Behavioral Health Settings, 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • Spiritual & Religious Competencies in Clinical Practice: Guidelines for Psychotherapists & Mental Health Professionals, 8 Cr. Hrs.
  • Major Depression in Adults: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Strategies, 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • Bipolar and Related Disorders: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Strategies, 3 Cr. Hrs.
  • Psychosomatic Illness, Stress, and the Therapist, 1 1/2 Hrs.
  • Risk Proofing and Expanding Your Practice, 1 1/2 Hrs.
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: An Overview, 3 Hrs.
  • Post Combat-Related Disorders: Counseling Veterans and Military Personnel, 3 Hrs.
  • Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3 Hrs.
  • Childhood Maltreatment, 10 Hrs.
  • A Clinician’s Guide to DSM-5, 3 Hrs.
  • A Clinician’s Quick Guide to DSM-5, 1 Hr.
  • Safe Environment Training Program
  • Reducing Risk in Your Practice, 1 ½ Hrs.
  • Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple, 12 Hrs
  • Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple, 8th Edition, 10 Hrs
  • Schizophrenia: Diagnosis and Treatment, 3 Hrs
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment, 5 Hrs
  • Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders: From Prevalence to Prevention, 4 Hrs
  • How to Make LENS Work for You, 2 Hrs
  • Models of Development, 1Hr
  • Low Energy Neurofeedback System (LENS), 18 Hrs
  • Treatment Alternatives for Trauma, Chronic Pain & TBI, 1 Hr
  • Commonly Abused Substances and the Addiction Process, 32 Hrs
  • Integrative Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder, 17 Hrs
  • Post-Divorce Parenting: Mental Health Issues & Interventions, 3 Hrs
  • Integrative Tone Therapy for Trauma and PTSD; 6 Hrs
  • Risk Management for Your Psychotherapy Practice; 1.5 Hrs
  • Humor in Healthcare: The Laughter Prescription; 20 Hrs
  • Effective Counseling Techniques for Perinatal Mood Disorders; 3 Hrs
  • Understanding Attachment Theory; 3 Hrs
  • Counseling Substance Abusing or Dependent Adolescents; 2 Hrs
  • Integrative and Comprehensive Trauma Treatments; 6 Hrs
  • Adoptive Families: Trends and Therapeutic Interventions; 3 Hrs
  • Career and Lifestyle Development; 3 Graduate Credits
  • Multicultural Issues in Psychology; 3 Graduate Credits
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders; 3 Hrs
  • Death, Dying and Bereavement: Providing Compassion; 30 Hrs
  • Nuclear Neurology & Psychiatry Didactic Training; Brain SPECT Imaging; 17 Hrs
  • Emotion Regulation & Eating Disorders: Effective Treatment Interventions; 2 Hrs
  • Healthy Body Image; 1 Hr
  • Families and the Healing Process; 1 Hr
  • Assessment and Treatment of Eating Disorders in Young Children; 1½ Hrs
  • Structured Analysis Family Evaluation Training; 11 Hrs
  • Psychopharmacology Academy 2005; 12 Hrs
  • Psychopharmacology Academy 2005 Bipolar Disorder Workshop; 1½ Hrs
  • Becoming a Love and Logic Parent; 3 Hrs
  • ‘In their Shoes’; Training to Work with Students with Disabilities; 1½ Hrs
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment; 1½ Hrs
  • Basic Tenets of Harm Reduction Applied to Brief Alcohol Interventions; 3 Hrs
  • Thinking outside the Box for Bipolar Illness; 1½ Hrs
  • Bipolar Illness vs. ADHD, a Diagnostic Treatment Dilemma; 1½ Hrs
  • Driving with Care Education/Treatment of Impaired Driving Offender; 4 Hrs
  • Dual Diagnosis: a Treatment Challenge; 1½ Hrs
  • Treatment of Bipolar Illness: an Update; 1½ Hrs
  • ‘Who’s on First?’ Co-Occurring Dilemma: Services for Dual-Diagnosis; 5 Hrs
  • The Misbehaving Brain; 1½ Hrs
  • Duty to Warn; 1½ Hrs
  • Bringing Play into Family Therapy; 1½ Hrs
  • Risk Management; Avoiding Grievances/Legal Problems in Your Practice; 6 Hrs
  • Patient Charting; 2 Hrs
  • Detox Training; 6 Hrs
  • Criminal Thinking, Needs, and Behavior; 7 Hrs
  • Domestic Violence: Evaluation of Perpetrators and Risk Assessment; 14 Hrs
  • Domestic Violence: Sexual Abuse as a Control Technique; 4 Hrs
  • Colorado Assoc. of Sex Crimes Investigators Conference and Training; 20 Hrs
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Safety Education and Treatment; 14 Hrs
  • Forensic Interviewing; 15 Hrs
  • Sociotherapy for Sociopaths; 14 Hrs
  • Partners in Parenting; a Parent Education Curriculum; 8 Hrs
  • How a Dependency and Neglect Case Moves through the Court System; 1.5 Hrs
  • Basic Training Child Abuse: Investigation and Assessment; 21 Hrs
  • Child Abuse/Women Battering Co- Occur; Emerging Research/Policy/Practice; 3 Hrs
  • 2000 Colorado Victim Assistance Training and Conference; 2 Days
  • Domestic Violence Fast Track Training, 18th Judicial District
  • Douglas County Victim Assistance Training; 21 Hrs
  • Medical Aspects of Child Abuse and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; 7 Hrs
  • Family Violence: Debunking the Myths; 2 Hrs
  • ICS Faculty Certification (University of Phoenix); 8 Hrs
  • Marriage and Divorce in the Church; 3 Credit Course
  • Moral Theology; Contemporary Questions, Issues, Concerns; 1 Credit Workshop
  • Critical Concerns at the Beginning and End of Life; 24 Hr. Audit
  • Ministry of Consolation Workshop; 8 Hr. Audit
  • Practice/Procedures of Drug Court Referrals/with Drug Court Visit; 6 Hrs
  • Legal Issues for Clinical and Forensic Psychology; 3 Hrs
  • Legal Issues with Domestic Violence; 3 Hrs
  • Treatment Approaches to Alcohol and Substance Treatment; 3 Hrs
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy with Alcohol/Drug Problems; 6 Hrs
  • The Aging of the Brain, the Aging of the Mind; 6 Hrs
  • Stress and Disease; 6 Hrs
  • Mental Health Disaster Training; 6 Hrs
  • Self Esteem and Health; 6 Hrs
  • Sleep, Diet and the Brain; 6 Hrs
  • Beyond Cholesterol; Sports Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health; 6 Hrs
  • Building a Resilient Client; 4 Hrs
  • Coping and Caring Issues with Alzheimer’s Disease/Related Dementia’s; 5 Hrs
  • How to Grow Small Groups in the Church; 1 Hr
  • Methods and Procedures for Biblical Counseling; 18 Hrs
  • Freedom in Christ Seminar; 14 Hrs
  • How to Lead a Team; 6 Hrs
  • Alcoholism and Coexisting Psychiatric Disorders; 12 Hrs
  • Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Grief; 6 Hrs
  • Cognitive/Behavioral Treatment of Sexually Abused Children; 6 Hrs
  • Pathways to Healing; 6 Hrs
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; 3 Hrs
  • Working with Gay/Bisexual/Transgenders in Substance Abuse; 6 Hrs
  • Psychopharmacological Treatment of Various Disorders; 3 Hrs
  • Assessment Scales for Dementia, Depression & Psychiatric Syndromes; 3 Hrs
  • Secrets/Lies; Uncovering/Addressing Secrets in Alcoholic Families; 6 Hrs
  • Memory; 6 Hrs
  • Alternative Medicine; 6 Hrs
  • Jurisprudence Workshop; Practicing within Law as a Psychotherapist; 6 Hrs
  • Psychopharmacology Made Simple: the Basics & Beyond; 6 Hrs
  • Post-Divorce Parenting: Mental Health Issues and Interventions; 3 Hrs
  • Integrative Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder; 17 Hrs