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Melissa Westendorf, Ph.D., J.D.

Technology Wellness Center


Melissa Westendorf, Ph.D., J.D., is a clinical and forensic psychologist and founder of the Technology Wellness Center. As a clinician, she has provided therapy to adults and adolescents in the community and within the correctional setting. Dr. Westendorf’s forensic practice is dedicated to assessing adults and youth in either the criminal justice system or in civil matters. As a technology wellness expert, she is dedicated to assisting parents, children, adolescents, and adults on understanding the complexities of technology use and the impact on our brains, emotions, and interpersonal relationships. Dr. Westendorf’s legal training coupled with her clinical background enables her to work with individuals who are experiencing the legal ramifications of technology use.

As a proactive psychologist and educator, Dr. Westendorf is a keynote speaker at academic institutions, parent organizations, businesses, and community groups, offering preventative tools and resources that educate others on how to manage technology use in a healthy manner. She is the co-author of Unplug! Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World. She has served on the Committee for Legal Issues for the American Psychological Association and on the Psychology Examining Board for the state of Wisconsin. Dr. Westendorf has been appointed as an expert in high profile legal cases, featuring the psychological ramifications of technology use. Her expertise has been relied upon in a wide variety of articles, podcasts, radio segments, and television programming. She has been featured on NPR (National Public Radio), Wisconsin Public Radio, and ABC’s 20/20. She is a monthly contributor to The Morning Blend.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Melissa Westendorf is a founder of the Technology Wellness Center. She is in private practice. Dr. Westendorf receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Melissa Westendorf is a member of the American Psychological Association.

Digital Recordings

A Complete Guide to Ethical & Legal Technology Challenges for Mental Health Professionals


Speakers:
Melissa Westendorf
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jan 22, 2020
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£169.99

Digital Recordings

Technology Overuse: A Step-by-Step Guide to Assessment and Treatment for Children, Adolescents and Families


Speakers:
Melissa Westendorf
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
May 08, 2020
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£115.99

Digital Recordings

Telehealth: What You Need to Know About Policies, Procedures, Platforms and Best Practices


Speakers:
Melissa Westendorf
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
May 20, 2020
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£115.99

Digital Recordings

How to Run a Successful Telehealth Business: Business Plans, Marketing, Reimbursement, Electronic Records & More!


Speakers:
Melissa Westendorf
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
May 21, 2020
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£115.99

Digital Recordings

Telehealth: Legal & Ethical Implications for Mental Health Professionals


Speakers:
Melissa Westendorf
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
May 20, 2020
Media Type:
Digital Recordings - Also available: DVD
Price:
£115.99

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