Welcome to the Workshops offered by
Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Currently Dr. Sultanoff is offering two types of programs.  One program is Psychotherapy Training Workshops and the other is continuing education programs for mental health professionals including psychologists (MCEP and APA approved), Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Substance Abuse Counselors, and Nurses.  The topics offered for these programs include Humor and Health, Fundamentals of Mental Health Supervision, Advanced Mental Health Supervision, and Principles of Cognitive Therapy. 

The Psychotherapy Training Workshops consist of  5, 2-hour sessions for a total of 10 hours of experiential training in either cognitive therapy or process of psychotherapy. 

The continuing education programs are generally 6 hours.

Humor and Healing Training Workshops

Mental Health Supervision Workshops

Psychotherapy Training Workshops:

These workshops are 2 hours weekly for 5 weeks and may be repeated.  You may chose either the cognitive therapy training program or the process of psychotherapy training program.

Cognitive Therapy Training:

Call for dates and times

Training for Professionals:

Dr. Sultanoff offers a wide range of training experiences for licensed therapist as well as interns and trainees.  He has over 20 years of experience in experiential counseling skill training.  He is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University, an instructor at the California State University, Long Beach, and has taught at a variety of universities including University of California, Berkeley, University of California Irvine, San Francisco State University, and several community colleges.

In addition to continuing education programs for licensed therapist, Dr. Sultanoff offers ongoing small group therapy training seminars in basic therapy techniques and in cognitive therapy.

Dr. Sultanoff offers a series of training programs on the Application of Humor in Psychotherapy, Menatl Health Supervision, and Fundamantelas of Cognitive Therpay..  These programs will offer Continuing Education Units for Psychologists, Marriage Counselors, and Social workers. 

Many of Dr. Sultanoff's training programs are available on audio tape.   E-mail or call for details.

Supervision for Professionals:

Dr. Sultanoff offers supervision for licensed and unlicensed professionals.   He is the former director of a large therapists training clinic and has over 20 years providing supervision.


Training Materials

Audio Tapes

Handouts Packet


Dr. Sultanoff received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982.  He is both a licensed psychologist and licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor.

He has been extensively training in cognitive therapy and has 13 years of service at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, Newport Beach California and the Cognitive Therapy Center, Costa Mesa CA..  He also has extensive training in client-centered and psychodynamic therapeutic perspectives.  He teaches the skills of therapy, theories of therapy, and practicum and internship classes at several universities.

Dr. Sultanoff is the former director of a mental health training clinic where for 12 years he supervised and trained masters and doctoral interns in the practice of psychotherapy.

To reach us:

Humor Matters™

Steven M. Sultanoff, Ph.D.
Mirthologist and Clinical Psychologist
3972 Barranca Pkwy. Suite J-221
Irvine, CA 92606