Thursday, May 15, 2008

Woodland Hills Psychologist and Author Recognized By Stevie Awards

Woodland Hills Psychologist and Author Recognized By Stevie Awards

Kathleene Derrig-Palumbo, Ph. D. recognized as Stevie Awards Best Entrepreneur Finalist.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2005

Kathleene Derrig-Palumbo, Ph. D was recognized as a Stevie Awards finalist in the Best Entrepreneur Services Business category. The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs is an international awards competition recognizing the accomplishments of women executives and business owners. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards and hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” by the New York Post (April 27, 2005). The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs are governed by a board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors. More than 470 nominations were submitted for consideration in the overall process.

As CEO and Chairwoman of MyTherapyNet. com, Dr. Kathleene Derrig-Palumbo is a leading figure in the world of online mental health services. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and clinical supervisor, and maintains a private practice in Woodland Hills, California. Dr. Derrig-Palumbo is a graduate of the University of Southern California and an adjunct professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at National University.

Dr. Derrig-Palumbo is a consultant for the Dr. Phil Show, as well as host of her own talk show -- Chat with Dr. Kat, a public access cable show, which brings a myriad of vital topics to the San Fernando Valley communities including mental health and wellness. She is an international lecturer whose experiences and expertise has been sought throughout the United States and as far away as Japan. She lectures for high-profile organizations, including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and to psychotherapists and the public on a wide range of subjects.

Dr. Derrig-Palumbo is also a published author of a W. W. Norton’s 2005-published professional book, Online Therapy: A Therapist’s Guide to Expanding Your Practice. Regarded as a “must read and pioneering book” by renowned and revered psychologist and eminent teacher of psychotherapists, Dr. Albert Ellis, Derrig-Palumbo will be signing her book January 14, 2006 at Barnes and Noble in Calabasas, California.

She has successfully developed and implemented a new market and solutions to mental wellness, as well as paving the way for other therapists to expand their business to position themselves to help more people in need of their services. She firmly believes in the process of helping others for the common good. Dr. Derrig - Palumbo, recognized, yet again as an innovative business woman who has successfully impacted her business and community through introducing change in the mental health industry. She states “I am pleased, as well as humbled to be recognized by the Stevie Awards panel of prestigious judges.”

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