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Dr. Christine Dickson, founder of Tri-Valley Psychotherapy, is an outspoken national and international speaker. She is also a regular guest on local television where she provides advice to over 60,000 viewers. Her work has focused on a variety of areas such as:
  • health and wellness
  • emotional Intelligence
  • work-life balance
  • employment discrimination
  • workplace flexibility
Below is a list of her interviews, presentations, and workshops.

UNIVERSITY GUEST LECTURE

Dickson, C.E. (2015). Building Emotional Intelligence. University of Southern California, Price School of Public Policy, Master of Executive Leadership Program, Los Angles, CA.

TELEVISION / RADIO INTERVIEWS

Dickson, C.E. (2016). A Compassionate Approach with Difficult People. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (July 28, 2016)

Dickson, C.E. (2014). Negotiating a Flexible Work Schedule. Interview on Local Job Network Radio, (September, 16, 2014)

Dickson, C.E. (2014). Mindfulness in Everyday Life. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (January 16, 2014)

Dickson, C.E. (2014). The Dangers of Mulitasking. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (January 16, 2014)

Dickson, C.E. (2013). Improving Communication in Relationships. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (May 29, 2013)

Dickson, C.E. (2013). Helping Children Cope with Natural Disasters. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (May 29, 2013)

Dickson, C.E. (2013). Keeping the Love Alive. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (January 31, 2013)

Dickson, C.E. (2013). Setting and Achieving New Year Resolutions. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (January 10, 2013)

Dickson, C.E. (2013). Coping with School Shootings & Addressing School Safety. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (January 10, 2013)

Dickson, C. E. (2012). Bringing Home the Baby. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (October 7, 2012)

Dickson, C. E. (2012). Coping with Baby Blues and Post-Partum Depression. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin & Shawn," Pleasanton, CA. (October 7, 2012)

Dickson, C. E. (2012). Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (March 28, 2012)

Dickson, C. E. (2012). Managing Work and Family Life. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (March 28, 2012)

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Health and Wellness Series at the Pleasanton Public Library. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (January 25, 2012)

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Health and Wellness Suggestions for the Local Community. Interview on TV Talk Show "Conversations with Robin Fahr," Pleasanton, CA. (January 25, 2012)

HEALTH & WELLNESS SEMINARS

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Free Yourself from Emotional Eating. Seminar series presented at the Pleasanton Public Library, Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Free Yourself from Emotional Eating. Seminar presented at the Livermore Public Library, Livermore, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Dress Yourself in Love. Seminar series presented at the Pleasanton Public Library, Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Go on a Low Information Diet. Seminar series presented at the Pleasanton Public Library, Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Build Your Emotional Intelligence. Seminar series presented at the Pleasanton Public Library,
Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E., & Prochazka, A. (2012). Pragmatic Thinking, Learning, & Beyond. Seminar presented at Agilistry Studios, Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Moving Beyond the Mind. Seminar series at the Pleasanton Public Library,
Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2012). Become an Optimist. Seminar series presented at the Pleasanton Public Library, Pleasanton, CA.

Dickson, C.E., Taylor, D., & Daniels, J. (2012). Overcoming Emotional Eating & Exercise Avoidance. Seminar presented at Tri Valley Trainer, Pleasanton, CA.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


Dickson, C.E. (2009). Developing Flexible Leaders for the 21st Century. Workshop accepted at the 2009 World Employee Assistance Conference, Dallas, TX.

Dickson, C.E. (2008). Managing Work and Family: An International Perspectives. Symposium presented at the 2008 Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2008). Flexibility: A Critical Leadership Skill. Workshop conducted at the 2008 Conference Board’s Work-Life Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Dickson, C.E. (2008). Moving into the 21st Century. How EAP’s Can Grow Flexible Leaders. Participated as the plenary speaker and conducted a workshop at the 2008 North Carolina State EAPA Conference, Concord, NC.

Dickson, C.E. (2008). Individual-Organizational Health: Integrating Health into Work-Nonwork Research and Practice. Special Invitation to present at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C. E. (2007). Preventing Family Responsibilities Discrimination. Special invitation to present at the California State Capital to members of the legislature, Sacramento, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2007). Workplace flexibility and family responsibilities discrimination: Effects on work-related attitudes. In Dickson, C.E. (Chair), Drago, R., Halpern, D., Klein, D., Gibson, J. Workplace Flexibility: Strategies for the 21st Century. Symposium conducted at the 115th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2007). The Legal Case for Family Supportive Policies and Practices. Presentation at
II International Work and Family Conference, IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.

Dickson, C.E. (2007). The effect of employer sponsored dependent care supports on family responsibilities discrimination. Buffardi, L. C., Wheller Poms, L. (Co-chairs), Hebi, M., Allen, T., Dickson, C.E. Flipping the Coin: Considering Children in Work-Family Research. Symposium conducted at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, New York, New York.

Dickson, C. E. (2006). Building a Legal Case for WorkLife Balance Policies. Workshop presented at the
San Francisco Employee Assistance Professional Association, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C. E. (2006). Building a Legal Case for WorkLife Balance Policies. Workshop presented at the 2006 Annual World Employee Assistance Professionals Conference, Nashville, TN.

Dickson, C. E. (2006). Family Caregiver Discrimination and Work-Family Conflict: A Legal Case for WorkLife Balance Policies. Workshop presented at the 2nd Annual WorkLife, Wellness, EAP Symposium at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Dickson, C. E. (Chair), Williams, J. C., Butler, A., Boris, B. (2006). What I-O psychology needs to know about family caregiver discrimination. Panel discussion at the 2006 Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.

Dickson, C. E. & Williams, J. C. (2005). Preventing family caregiver discrimination: What HR needs to know. Training presented at the Northern California Human Resources Association, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C. E. (2004). Antecedents and consequences of perceived workplace discrimination against family caregivers. Poster session presented at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Society for
Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Dickson, C. E. (2004). Family supportive work environments and perceived family caregiver discrimination: Investigating the moderating effects of family responsibility. Poster session presented at the 2004 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Dickson, C. E. (2004). The impact of perceived family caregiver discrimination on work-family program
utilization. Research roundtable discussion at the 2004 Annual Conference of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, San Francisco, CA.

WORKSHOPS & FORUMS

Dickson, C.E. (2009). Flexibility: The Future of Work. Forum presented by Christine Dickson, PhD and
Flexperience, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2008). Flexibility: The Future of Work. Forum presented by Christine Dickson, PhD and
Flexperience, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2008). Coaching for Flexible Leadership. Forum presented at Marshal Goldsmith School of Management, San Francisco, CA

Dickson, C.E. (2007). Workplace Flexibility in Action. Presented by Christine Dickson, PhD in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor- Women’s Bureau, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2007). Negotiating Flexibility in your Career. Presented by Christine Dickson, PhD in partnership with Flexperience Staffing, Mill Valley, CA.

Dickson, C.E. (2007). Getting Started with Workplace Flexibility. Teleconference by Christine Dickson, PhD, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C. E. (2007). Making the Business Case for Workplace Flexibility. Teleconference by Christine Dickson, PhD, San Francisco, CA.

Dickson, C. E. (2007). Growing Flexible Leaders for the 21st Century. Teleconference at Screenings for Mental Health, Inc, Boston, MA

Dickson, C. E. (2006). Building a Legal Case for WorkLife Balance Policies. Teleconference at Screenings for Mental Health, Inc, Boston, MA.

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