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Our Team

The robust Continued Psychology course library is developed and overseen by an experienced team of behavioral health professionals.

Continued Psychology managing editor Katie Kirk

Katie Kirk


Group Managing Editor, Behavioral Health

Continued Psychology CE administrator Olivia Walliser

Olivia Walliser

CE Administrator

Continued Psychology instructional technology coordinator Caitlin Grefe

Caitlin Grefe

Instructional Technology Specialist

Featured Presenters

The instructors and guest editors who present our psychology courses are skilled experts in topics such as ethics, mental health and trauma.

Presenter: Lynn Shiner
Lynn Shiner is an award-winning author of "Stabbed in the Heart" who has dedicated most of her career to crime victims after she experienced the loss of her young children, Jen and Dave, who were murdered in 1994 on Christmas Day.  Lynn has served the Commonwealth of PA as the Director of the Pennsylvania Office of Victims' Services and is currently offering her expertise as an independent contractor. In 2016 she delivered a TEDx talk entitled "The ABCs of Dealing with Death."

Presenter: Kathryn Sorensen OTD, OTR/L, ADAC

Kathryn is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also a certified ADA specialist and works with UNC's Disability Services office to help provide accommodations and adaptations for students on campus. In addition, Kathryn loves to advocate for and educate others about the ADA law, both within her community and the OT profession. As a person who uses a wheelchair, she has a passion for ensuring that other people with disabilities have access to the same meaningful activities as everyone else! Her favorite occupations include: rooting for her UNC Tar Heels and USC Trojans, traveling, spending time with friends and family, cooking, reading, and engaging in a competitive game of musical chairs.

Presenter: Patty Velasco MA, LMFT

Patty Velasco has served the community as a marriage and family therapist for over 25 years, providing support to children and families from all walks of life. She has conducted many support groups including adolescent, marriage, domestic violence, and sexual offenders' groups. In addition, Patty has trained parents and interns, implementing the Protective Factors, to know how to build strong and healthy families.

She received BAs in Psychology and Chicano Studies from California State University Northridge. While attending Fuller Theological Seminary, she earned an MS in Family Therapy as well as an MA in Theology. Patty and her husband of 23 years have been pastors in the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valley for as long as they have been married. They have three teenage children and one dog.

Advisory Board

Continued Psychology benefits from the expertise of a distinguished Advisory Board, which provides topic-specific content in the development of the course library.

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