SIG Events

We are going dark for the holiday season.  Our next meeting in January 2018, TBA.   Please address any questions to Dr. Katherine Hamilton at or text to 805-795-4770.  

Our Mission:  "To support individual and collective efforts to promote social justice, ethical government and equal rights for all people."

Our Common Values: compassion,  alleviation of human suffering, social justice, equal rights and non-discrimination for vulnerable groups, inclusion, tolerance, promotion of science and evidence based decision making, honest and ethics in government.

This is a non-partisan group of concerned citizens.  Individually, we follow our own priorities and receive group support.  As a group of psychologists, we can use our professional identification and expertise to give weight to the importance of mental health, science and fact-based information in public political discourse.  

Come bring your concerns, passions and energies!

Event date 09-29-2017 4:00 pm
Event End Date 09-29-2017 5:30 pm

Quarterly Shrinks on the Links Golf outing at Ojai Valley Inn and Spa on Friday, October 13 at 10 am.  

Event date 10-13-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 10-13-2017 2:30 pm

The Mindfulness SIG is going dark until after the holidays.  Future meetings TBA, and subject to sufficient interest shown.

This group is for you you practice Mindfulness, or just curious about it.   Do you meditate?  Are you interested in being suported in your personal practice of mindfulness/meditation, or the application of mindfulness in your clinical practice?   Then do please join us.  

Please adress any questions or concerns to, or text to 805-795-4770.

Event date 10-15-2017 1:00 pm
Event End Date 10-15-2017 2:30 pm

We are a group of psychologists with intermediate-level experience scoring the Rorschach with the RPAS scoring system.  We work through scoring and interpretation challenges, and we review relevant articles.  VCPA Members with some familiarity with the RPAS are welcome.  

We next meet at the Spanish Hills Country Club from noon to 1:30 on Novemmber 17.  Please RSVP two days prior, to: Beverly Januszewski at  

Event date 11-17-2017 12:00 pm
Event End Date 11-17-2017 1:30 am

This group focuses on the business aspects of psychology, encouraging members to identify their own business goals and providing much collegial support. 

We meet for a no host breakfast meeting, from 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Austen's Restaurant in the Pierpont Inn, 550 Sanjon Rd., Ventura, CA 93001, 805-643-6144. 

Typically, we meet the 4th Friday of the month.  This month we are meeting on the third Friday (the 15th) due to Christmas.  This meeting we will review our progress on goals for 2017, and participate in a little gift exchange; bring a little something about 20 bucks worth of fun.


You may RSVP to Susan Ashley, Ph.D. at  her office number 818-886-3531, or feel free to join us at the last minute.

Event date 12-15-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 12-15-2017 11:30 am