Free CME Episodes:

032: Therapeutic Alliance Part 2: Meaning and Viktor Frankl’s logotherapy: mp3/article, quiz

019: How Psychiatric Medications Work with Dr. Cummings, mp3/article, quiz

Link to show on: iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, PlayerFM, PodBean, TuneIn, Podtail, Blubrry, Podfanatic


Medical professionals and professional therapists teamed up to create a series of podcast episodes and articles summarizing research and practical experience about psychiatry and psychotherapy. 

These episodes can be found on all the podcasts, and on the websites linked below:

Target Audience

This activity was developed for mental health professionals and those who work with patients with mental illness including: MD, NP, PA, OT, RN, PsyD, MFT, and social workers.


●      Review evidence-based medicine surrounding psychiatry and psychotherapy topics

●      Learn about the mind/body connection

●      Improve interpersonal connectedness or therapeutic alliance with patients

●      Learn practical psychotherapy techniques

●      Reduce stigma both for patients and providers seeking treatment

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Emotion Connection LLC. The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, designates this enduring material for a maximum of *1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ per hour. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their engagement in the activity.

California Assembly Bill 1195

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. For specific information regarding Bill 1195 and definitions of cultural and linguistic competency, please visit the CME website at

Faculty List

David Puder, M.D.

Michael Cummings, M.D.

All of the presenters and planners have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose in these below episodes.

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and Emotion Connection LLC.

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