Chen Z. Oren, PhD, Continuing Education Committee Member
Dr. Chen Oren is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Westlake Village, California. Dr. Oren received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Southern California. He has experience working in university counseling centers, community mental health, and private practice. Dr. Oren specializes in the psychology of men and sports psychology. He works with individuals and couples and co-leads a men's group. He speaks nationally and locally on issues of diversity, men, fathers, and sport psychology. In 2009 he co-edited Counseling Fathers (Routledge), a book designed to bridge the gap between fathers and professional helpers. He is currently conducting an exploratory national survey on fathers and therapy.
Chesna Klimek, MA, Chief Editor and Education Director
Chesna Klimek has a master's degree in counseling psychology, with a focus on marriage and family therapy. In addition, Chesna has received a bachelor's degree in communication and an associate's degree in business. As chief editor and education director, Chesna oversees GoodTherapy.org's continuing education program to ensure that GoodTherapy.org's CE events meet the needs of therapist members and are in accordance with the GoodTherapy.org mission and vision. Outside of work, Chesna enjoys riding her horses recreationally and competitively, spending time outdoors, reading, traveling, and being with good friends.
Karen Hofmann, PhD, Continuing Education Committee Member
Dr. Karen Hofmann is the Associate Director and Director of Training at the University of Central Florida's Counseling Center. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Florida, and an experienced therapist who has been seeing clients as well as teaching new therapist about the practice of psychotherapy. She maintains a part time private practice in the greater Orlando, Florida area. Karen started working as a therapist in 1989 at the Alcohol and Drug Outpatient Program in Austin, Texas. She went on to earn her MS in Educational Psychology in 1992, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 1998 from Texas AandM University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Texas AandM University Counseling Center. She has been practicing psychology for the last 17 years, and her professional areas of interest and specialization are relationships and family issues, women/gender issues, trauma/abuse recovery, identity development, sexual orientation, identity and expression issues, social justice, group process, training and supervision. She is currently a board member for the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA) .
Teri Hoskins, Continuing Education Coordinator
Teri Hoskins has worked in the health-related continuing education field for over twelve years. As the continuing education coordinator at GoodTherapy.org, Teri researches the latest mental health therapies and topics, and then works to find expert continuing education presenters who will help educate others about those topics. In addition, Teri maintains all of the administrative aspects of GoodTherapy.org's CE program. Teri loves being outdoors and camping, as well as reading. Teri is also a published fiction author.
Wei-Chien Lee, PhD, Continuing Education Committee Member
Dr. Wei-Chien Lee is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, a National Certified Counselor, and a Counselor Faculty and the Student Success Coordinator at San Jose State University Counseling Services. Dr. Lee is also a member of the Professional Development Committee of the National Academic Advising Association as well as a member of the Directorate of the CCAPS of the American College Personnel Association. Dr. Lee received her Ph.D. from Purdue University (Counseling Psychology) and completed her postdoctoral training at Stanford University Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Lee is a scholar, clinician, consultant, and teacher. She has published journal articles and book chapters and given more than thirty presentations at national and regional conferences. She has provided individual, couple, and group therapy to diverse populations for more than ten years. In addition, she has been invited to provide consultations to individuals and organizations (included California Board of Psychology). Finally, as her knowledge and skills are well-recognized, Dr. Lee has often been invited to train therapists and psychologists. Dr. Lee has always wanted to help people be happier and healthier--she feels extremely honored and fortunate that she is able to do so, and enjoys working and helping people every day.